Attention all thrill-seekers and adventure enthusiasts: Mandela Architecture recently turned up the excitement meter with an electrifying "Amazing Race" activity that had first-year students buzzing with excitement!

Nelson Mandela University is proud to announce the appointment of Mr. Andrew Palfrman as the new Director of the School of Architecture, effective from January 1st, 2024.

Bringing over two decades of experience in academia and professional practice, Mr. Palfrman has been instrumental in shaping architectural education and practice within the institution and beyond. His professional journey spans a rich tapestry of roles and achievements that underscore his commitment to education, innovation, and architectural excellence.

The School of Architecture warmly invites you to join us for the esteemed Milde McWilliams Memorial Lecture. Your presence at this event would be an honor.

South End was a vibrant, diverse and thriving mixed community before implementation of the 1950 Group Areas Act under the apartheid regime. Forced removals implemented under the act, removed Coloured residents of South End to areas such as Gelvandale, Korsten, and Chetty. 

Registration will open on 11 January 2021 for metric students who already received their marks or students who completed their studies. Please visit the registration page and orientation page for more information about dates, especially for first-year students. 

Best Wishes

The School of Architecture would like to wish all students and staff a safe, healthy, and prosperous new year! We would like to also take this opportunity to welcome or our new students to the school! 

The Department of Architecture hereby invites you to our annual Treatise Corobrik Virtual Function which will take place on Friday, 11 December at 15:00 via MS Teams.