The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) is the largest higher education institution in the Eastern and Southern Cape. Approximately 10% of NMMU's 27,000 students are international students.The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University offers quality education in a vibrant, diverse environment conducive to excellence and innovation.
Six different campuses make up the NMMU, of which five are located in the Nelson Mandela Metropole and one in George. The North and South NMMU Campuses are located on a nature reserve on the coastal parts of the city.
The NMMU is rooted in a country where the First and Developing Worlds converge. At this crossroad, new knowledge, innovation and relevant research merge to illuminate the path to sustainable development for Africa. This ever-evolving institution assists in keeping the economic heart of the Eastern and Southern Cape beating. It offers students the best of both theory and practice from entry certificate level right through to doctoral research.
The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University has already established itself as a leader in fields such as automotive engineering, ecology, marine students, community health, the built environment, art and design, accounting and auditing, education and IT, but it also offers students an even wider choice of stimulating and market-orientated courses, opening up a variety of career opportunities.