University of Venda

Posted on Wednesday, August 3, 2011
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The University of Venda (Univen) is a South African university, located in Thohoyandou in Limpopo province.

University of Venda was established in 1982 to serve the inhabitants of the Venda bantustan, However, the student body at Univen never consisted of Venda students only, student from all over the Northern Transvaal attended the Institution. After the end of apartheid¬† and the re-integration of the bantustans into South Africa, Univen student body were drawn from all over South Africa. With the South African government’s programme of tertiary education reform in the new millennium, Univen became a “comprehensive university”, offering both theoretically-oriented and practically-oriented courses.

University of Venda

The Library’s collection consists of books, journals (electronic and print), and audio-visual material. Library facilities include computer workstations with internet access, printing, photocopying, audio-visual viewing stations and group viewing facilities. The library also offers study areas including cubicles for postgraduate students and a 24 hour study area that is accessible 7 days per week.

University of Venda

Courses Offered

  • Undergraduate Programs
  • Graduate Programs


  • School of Environmental Sciences
  • School of Agriculture
  • School of Health Sciences
  • School of Human and Social Sciences
  • School of Law
  • School of Management Sciences
  • School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences
  • School of Education

Contact Details
University of Venda
Private Bag X5050, Thohoyandou,
Limpopo Province, 0950
Tel: +27 15 962 8000
Fax: +27 15 962 4749
University of Venda Official Website: