About the University of Venda

The University of Venda is celebrating its 40th Anniversary this year, 2022. The celebration will be characterised by embracing past achievements, recognising current success stories, and helping to shape the future. Over the four decades of its existence, the University has produced many graduates who are holding positions of responsibility and influence in political, corporate and society in general. Read More | Give to the University

Dr Bernard Nthambeleni

Dr Bernard Nthambeleni

Vice-Chancellor and Principal

UNIVEN Announcements


Open Access publishing notice

3 weeks ago
UNIVEN Library has entered into transformational agreements (a license that caters for both reading access to journals and article publishing charges) with the following publishers:  Elsevier, Emerald, SAGE, Springer and Wiley. The agreements allow UNIVEN researchers/authors to publish Open Access...
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1 month ago
Application for undergraduate admission closed on the 31st of December 2022 The application process shall not be re-opened, and ‘walk -ins’ shall not be attended to. The University has streamlined and automated the selection and admission processes, and as a...
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