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Missionvale Campus

The following facilities are offered at the Missionvale Campus:



Nursing Laboratory:

The nursing laboratory offers modern, technologically advanced equipment that enables students to integrate healthcare theory with practice. The laboratory is designed to replicate an actual hospital ward, complete with beds, and life-size instructional training manikins to practice the treatment and care of patients.



The library is equipped with over 60 000 books and journals (including e-books and e-journals); seats 410 people; has 32 internet stations; and forms part of NNMU’s network of libraries. Traditional library systems and latest technologies in ICT merge to ensure that users have access to a variety of study materials when needed. All students and staff of NMMU, upon registering, qualify for free membership of the Library and Information Services. Training is offered to new users and staff is available to assist regular users. In line with NMMU’s core values of respecting the natural environment, this library is also one of NMMU’s environmentally-friendly buildings, specifically designed to optimize energy usage and efficiency.


Lecture Halls

Lecture halls originally designed to cater for large groups of students have been upgraded to accommodate new lecturing techniques involving group work.


Ekhaya Student Centre

The student center offers the following:

  • Student and staff catering facilities, with indoor and outdoor seating arrangements
  • Bookshop [for prescribed textbooks and stationery]
  • Art Shop
  • University shop
  • Locker space for students
  • Individual and group study areas
  • Student societies hub
  • Computer Lab [with printing and photocopying facilities]


Indoor Sports Centre [with gym equipment]

The MTN NMMU Indoor Sport Centre is Eastern Cape’s largest indoor venue and seats close to 4 000 people. The Centre is regularly used for both national and international sports events, youth talent shows, national music concerts, church conferences and trade exhibitions.


Sports Field

Lotto funding enabled the upgrade of parts of the sports field which now include a new pavilion, gate, irrigation system and four new cricket nets. The campus sports field is a popular venue for the surrounding community sporting activities.