Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU)

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) has six campuses namely, North Campus, South Campus, 2nd Avenue Campus, Bird Street Campus, George Campus and Missionvale Campus.

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University opened on 1 January 2005, the result of the merging of the PE Technikon the University of Port Elizabeth (UPE) and the Port Elizabeth campus of Vista University (Vista PE). This union of three very different institutions came about as a result of government’s countrywide restructuring of higher education – intended to deliver a more equitable and efficient system to meet the needs of South Africa in the 21st century.

NMMU brings together the best traditions of technikon and university education, and draws on more than a century of quality higher education, in a new kind of university that offers a wide range of academic, professional and technological programmes at varying entrance and exit levels.

NMMU has approximately 27 000 students and approximately 2 500 staff members, based on six campuses in the Nelson Mandela Metropole and George. The sites are the North Campus (former PE Technikon), South Campus (former UPE), Second Avenue Campus (former PE Technikon College Campus) Missionvale Campus (former Vista), Bird Street Campus and the George Campus at Saasveld.

NMMU Student Mail

How to access Office 365 e-mail off-campus

NMMU Student portal (student po)

How to access the student portal off-campus

  • Go to: https://students.mandela.ac.za
  • Username: mandela\s123456789
  • Password: network password that you set yourself or that was given to you. Your password will expire after 60 Days. Please change it when it expires.

How to access the SharePoint sites off-campus

  • Log into the student portal as above and select your module from the My Modules tab.

How to access eduroam WiFi


The departments are organised into seven faculties.

How to Apply

Request an application form by emailing a request to [email protected] or [email protected], providing your postal address. The application package will then be posted to your postal address

NMMU Online Applications check calender for 2020

Click here below link to apply online