To study and research on the human conditions and their social life for rural
and regional development in Southern Africa
The school will use appropriate methodologies to critically analyze, exchange
ideas and knowledge to address the challenges and the needs of the disciplines
in the Humanities and Social Sciences through learning, teaching, research and
academic citizenship for rural and regional development in Southern Africa.
Both Humanities and Social Sciences through their multiplicity of programmes,
ranging from undergraduate to post graduate studies, focus on understanding,
meaning, purpose and goals through interpretative methods of finding the truth
and explaining the causality of events for rural and regional development.
To transform the School of Humanities and Social Sciences into a unit offering
career focused programmes in compliance with the mandate of UNIVEN as a comprehensive