UL celebrates sixty years of ‘Finding Solutions for Africa’

In the past, a college serving the northern part of Limpopo Province, is now a world-class university inspiring new hope for Africa’s development

Sixty years ago in 1959, the Northern South Africa, saw an establishment of the University College of the North in terms of the Extension of University Education (Act 45 of 1959) under the apartheid regime's policy of separate ethnically-based institutions of higher learning.  read more


60yrs Anniversary

UL History

Vice-Chancellors and Rectors

UL Facilities

Event Highlights

VC's Interview

newz room afrika

Judge Dustan Mlambo delivers keynote address

Ms Gladys Magagula's interview


Inauguration of the New Chancellor

Dr Nkosazanza Dlamini-Zuma is a qualified medical practitioner with an MBChB qualification from the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom. Her vast experience in the field of medicine includes working as a Medical Officer at the Mbabane Government Hospital in Eswatini. She was a founder and Director of Health Refugee Trust (HEART), Research Scientist at the Medical Research Council and the first Minister of Health in the post-apartheid South Africa.

Dr Nkosazanza Dlamini-Zuma has impeccable public stature, with well established strategic networks nationally, regionally and internationally. She worked as a Minister of International Affairs and was Chairperson of African Union Commission. She is a recipient of the Stateswoman of the Year Award from BBQ, Honorary Doctorate from Medunsa (Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University), Honorary Professor from Belarusian State University, Tobacco Free World Award among many others.

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