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According to university policy and as stipulated on page 223 of the 2020 General Prospectus, an undergraduate study abroad student or a local student who officially participates in a study abroad programme, who qualifies for a re-examination, special examination or extraordinary examination in a module, but is unable to write such examination at the University due to being abroad at the time of the examination, may apply to sit for the examination at any of the University’s Partner Universities abroad or any other university abroad as determined by the relevant committee, at its discretion.
Any such application must be submitted on the prescribed application form to the International Office at least five (5) working days before the commencement of the re-examination/special examination period.
Click on this link and follow the steps
You pay a fine of R30
Databases are accessible on this link and listed in alphabetical order.
Yes, accessible on this link
A locker is a storage cupboard where books and personal things can be locked away and a cubicle is a study room for one person.
For lockers at the cash office on the South Campus ground floor and for cubicles at the first floor office of the Director's Secretary
Lockers are available at R100.00 per year of which R70.00 will be refunded if the key is returned before 1 December
Cubicles are available at South Campus only at R90.00 per year. If you wish to keep the cubicle
during the December/January recess the cost is an additional R20.00
Lockers are available to all students but only post graduate students may apply for study cubicles
The following sites are zero rated:
MTN, Cell C and Telkom has confirmed implementation of the zero-rate service on all the above URLs Vodacom has indicated that they will be making a public announcement once they have activated.
A new book is in process when the cataloguers are preparing it for the shelves.
Anyone can fill in the online form or place an order on a card available at all campuses. The decision to buy a book or subscribe to a journal depends on the budget, the acquisitions department of the library or a faculty librarian.
Yes, once they have been processed and sent to the new books shelves
Go to the Customer Services Office and ask them to inquire when the book will be returned from the binders.
Maximum number of items allowed
to be borrowed
1st - 3rd year students
10 items max
4th - 5th year students
15 items max
20 items max
30 items max
Admin & Technical staff
A4 paper cost
32c per copy
A3 paper cost
64c per copy
A4 colour print
R2.20 (South campus only)
Use your student card to print and make copies at all the campuses
Yes. Fill in a card at the branch where you are and the book will be requested and delivered for you the same or the next day, depending on what time of day it is.
That a book is being transfered from one branch to another
Only post-graduate students and staff
About 2 weeks
Loans from South African libraries: between R5.00 - R35.00 per book
Articles per A4 copy: from R1.00 - R35.00
Loans from overseas libraries: R220.00 per book and R110.00 per article
A book loaned from South African libraries: the due date is determined by the lending library. Some libraries do not allow renewals. A book from overseas libraries must be returned in three weeks.
You will receive notice via email or per telephone
Interlibrary material must be returned to the Interlibrary Loans office at South Campus
Tel: +27 (0) 41 504 1111
Fax: +27 (0) 41 504 2574 / 2731
PO Box 77000, Nelson Mandela University
Gqeberha, 6031, South Africa
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