North-West University Libraries

Study areas

Mafikeng Campus Library

Postgraduate study carrels
The Library has 14 study carrels for use by registered honours, master’s and doctoral students as well as researchers.  The carrels are leased on a first come, first served basis.  Each carrel contains a study desk, a power plug, internet point and a PC.  A carrel is leased for a period of one year at the rate of R100.  A deposit of R100 is required as an indemnity fee and is refundable at the end of the year.

Postgraduate computer lab

Registered honours, master’s and doctoral students as well as researchers of the North-West University Mafikeng Campus may use the postgraduate computer lab which is situated on the lower ground floor of the Mafikeng Library.

Please phone +27(0)18 389 2101 for more information about the Library’s research facilities.

Potchefstroom Campus Library

Undergraduate students
Study areas for graduate students are on the first and second floors of the Ferdinand Postma Library. The Library also has some group study rooms which can be booked by students and staff. Students may also use the Information commons on the ground floor.

Postgraduate students
On the third floor of the Ferdinand Postma Library you will find a postgraduate commons which provides exclusive access to all honours, master’s, doctoral and postdoctoral students as well as academic and research staff.  

Branch libraries
Study areas are also available at our branch libraries.

Vaal Triangle Campus Library

Please phone +27 (0)16 910 3170 for information about the Library’s study areas.