The University community is hereby informed that the University of Venda (UNIVEN) is not imposing vaccination on its staff members, students, and other stakeholders. While the University is still putting in place procedures for mandatory vaccination effective implementation, staff members, students and visitors should adhere to the following:

– COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate should be produced at the University gates,
– Those with medical conditions should produce their Medical Certificates and go through the screening process,
– Those without COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate/proof of vaccination or Medical Certificate will be subjected to go through normal screening process.

It is worth stating that no one will be denied access to the University campus. However, staff and students as well as other stakeholders are encouraged to adhere to COVID-19 protocols in order to gain access to the campus.

Staff and students are further advised to always practice safety measures to minimise the spread of COVID-19 and to protect themselves and others from being infected.

For inquiries, kindly contact Head of Campus Health, Ms Faith Mashau on 015 962 9157/ 072 630 0025 or send an email to

Issued by: Dr Takalani Dzaga-APR
Director Marketing, Branding and Communication
University of Venda
P/bag X5050
Tel: 015 962 8670
Fax: 086 652 3003
Mobile: 064 828 9251 or 082 745 3090
Date: 11 January 2022

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