To be a premier university in science and technology, preparing leaders for the new economy.
To promote national competitiveness by providing multiple opportunities for excellent education, applied research, innovation and service.
The Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) is contributing to wealth creation through excellence in technology-oriented career and professional education and training, applied research and service. As an academic community, we continuously strive to produce enhanced economic utility through scholarly activities, as expressed in discovering, preserving and applying knowledge.
The Institution was established in 1994 through an Act of Parliament and is situated in the heart of the City of Windhoek, Namibia. On 12 December 2012 Cabinet resolved that the Polytechnic should be renamed to the Namibia University of Science and Technology. Currently, the NUST has over 12,000 students studying on a full-time, part-time and distance education basis. It consists of 7 Schools/ Faculties namely, the Faculty of Computing and Informatics, Engineering, Health and Applied Sciences, Human Sciences, Management Sciences, Natural Resources and Spatial Sciences and the Harold Pupkewitz Graduate School of Business.
Our qualifications are nationally and internationally recognised through a rigorous develop-ment and approval process including benchmarking and quality assurance.
All our students are equipped with relevant computer skills and knowledge of information systems. Our campus has wireless connections in strategic places enabling students to use their own computers to access the Student Kiosk, Webmail and Internet. With almost 2 000 computers available in Computer Labs all over the main campus and regional centres, students can use these facilities to quickly access the Internet between and after classes.