Administrative Year

The time period that Nelson Mandela University is fully operational. This includes academic holidays, but excludes all weekends, public and Nelson Mandela University holidays, as well as the University shutdown period during December and January.

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Description / Purpose

The Archive at Mandela Uni holds the heritage and history of the University through collections, repositories and special collections.


Standard features

  • Archiving
  • Cataloguing
  • Digitising
  • Exhibiting
  • Curating 


Roles & responsibilities


  • We will assist in consulting in heritage making and restoration
  • We will house and co house collections
  • We will assist in developing Digital Archiving Strategies


We will request you to make contact with the Archive @ Mandela to discuss your request and complete documentation to assist in the correct decision to be advised.


How to request

Please send your request to


Contact person

Christelle Grobelar 


Service level agreement

Hours of operation:
08:30 – 16:00 during the Administrative Year.

Response time:
Four Days



Generally, no cost, but where needs arise out of the scope, it will be discussed and agreed before proceeding.


Policies and guidelines

Archives Policy