2021 Online Applications to study at Nelson Mandela University are now OPEN!


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06 April 2020 - 14 November 2020 (Late applications closing date).


NB: In order to ensure adequate time for application, processing and planning by the university and yourself, we kindly advise that you APPLY NOW to avoid disappointments.


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2020 First-Year Guide for Port Elizabeth Campuses

2020 First-Year Guide for George Campus 


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