IAU Member


top General Information


Street:Private Bag 4


Post Code:M201

Tel.:+268 2517-0000

Fax:+268 2517-0001


Other Sites

Also Luyengo and Mbabane Campuses. A traditional and distance education institution.

Institution Funding



Founded 1982, the University was formerly University College of Swaziland, a Constituent College of the University of Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland (founded 1976). Was previously known as the University of Swaziland.

Academic Year

August to April (August-December; January-April)

Admission Requirements

General Certificate of Education (GCE) 'O' level, or International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) with at least 6 credits (including English).



Accrediting Agency

Ministry of Education & Training

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Justice Mandla Thwala

Job title:Vice-Chancellor

Senior Administrative Officer : P.E. Zwane

Job title:Pro Vice-Chancellor

Senior Administrative Officer : Salebona Sicelo Simelane

Job title:Registrar

top Divisions

Centre : Consultancy and Training Centre

Fields of study:Administration, Education, Health Sciences, Natural Resources, Public Administration, Social Problems, Urban Studies

More details:CTC

Centre : Entrepreneurship and Business Development

Fields of study:Business Administration

Faculty : Agriculture

Fields of study:Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Management, Agriculture, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Consumer Studies, Crop Production, Food Science, Food Technology, Horticulture, Nutrition, Textile Design

Faculty : Commerce

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Business and Commerce

Faculty : Education

Fields of study:Adult Education, Business Education, Curriculum, Education, Educational Administration, Pedagogy, Primary Education, Secondary Education

Faculty : Health Sciences

Fields of study:Community Health, Environmental Studies, Health Sciences, Midwifery, Nursing, Psychiatry and Mental Health

Faculty : Humanities

Fields of study:African Languages, Arts and Humanities, Communication Studies, English, French, History, Journalism, Mass Communication, Religion, Religious Studies, Theology

Faculty : Science

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Geography, Mathematics and Computer Science, Physics

Faculty : Social Sciences

Fields of study:Administration, Demography and Population, Economics, Law, Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Sociology, Statistics

Institute : Distance Education

Fields of study:Adult Education, Arts and Humanities, Business and Commerce, French, Law, Portuguese, Primary Education, Secondary Education

Institute : Postgraduate Studies

Fields of study:Adult Education, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Agriculture, Chemistry, Crop Production, Curriculum, Education, Educational Administration, Environmental Management, History, Pedagogy

Institute : Research in Traditional Medicine, Medicinal and Indigenous Food Plants

Fields of study:Alternative Medicine, Botany

More details:SIRMIP

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Fields of study:Adult Education, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Agrobiology, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Arts and Humanities, Business and Commerce, Business Education, Consumer Studies, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Horticulture, Journalism, Law, Mass Communication, Nursing, Nutrition, Primary Education, Secondary Education, Technology, Textile Design, Veterinary Science

Master's Degree

Fields of study:Adult Education, Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Management, Chemistry, Crop Production, Curriculum, Educational Administration, Environmental Management, History, Teacher Training


Fields of study:Agricultural Education


Also Certificates, Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificate in Education, Midwifery Science, Community Health Nursing Science, Community Mental Health Science, Education (Distance mode).

top Academic Periodicals



Graduation Report


Science and Technology

Serials in Swaziland University Libraries

Swaziland National Bibliography

UNISWA Briefings

UNISWA Journal of Agriculture, Science and Technology


UNISWA Research Journal

UNISWA Research Journal of Agriculture

Vice-Chancellor's Report

Updated on 17-06-2019