UNIVERSITY OF NAMIBIA’S MANDATE
To provide higher education, undertake research, advance and disseminate knowledge, to provide extension services, to encourage the growth and nurturing of cultural expressions within the context of the Namibian society, to further training and continuing education, contribute to social and economic development of Namibia, and to foster relationships with any person or institution both nationally and internationally – University of Namibia Act of 1992 (Act 18 of 1992)
To contribute to the achievement of national and international development goals through the pursuit of translational research, quality training and innovation.
To be a sustainable international hub of excellence in higher education, training, research and innovation by 2030.
The following core values define our code of conduct, behaviour, ethics guidelines, interactions and decision-making (hiring, promotion, relationships building, etc.).
A commitment to and dedication in relations with other people, and competence in the workplace. The key associated behaviours include excellence, effectiveness, ethics, kindness and politeness.
Refers to fair and impartial treatment of colleagues, customers and stakeholders, regardless of differences. Fairness, patience, tolerance and embracing diversity are the key associated behaviours for equity.
Refers to honesty and loyalty in our conduct with others Integrity is associated with key behaviours such as openness, trustworthiness, reliability and dependability.
Due diligence in completing assigned tasks, while also taking responsibility for actions. UNAM identifies accountability with due diligence, transparency, responsibility and commitment as the key associated behaviours.