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The COLL, through a holistic approach and concentrating on students’ needs lives by our motto of: open, flexible, supportive and quality distance education programmes. We serve a broad profile of students through the distance education mode because it allows them to take courses while maintaining their employment and continuing their family responsibilities.


Through pedagogic innovation, the Centre for Open and Life-long Learning seeks to be internationally recognised and distinguished for the design and delivery of supported open and distance learning.


The Centre is committed to:

  • access to high-quality university education;
  • foster collaboration across organisational boundaries and the intelligent application of technology to provide high levels of service which are valued by students;
  • providing the most appropriate and effective learning and teaching media and support services;
  • flexibly provide student-centred learning experiences;
  • programmes that meet individual lifelong learning needs; and
  • continually enhancing the quality of course materials and support services.


The Centre for Open and Lifelong Learning welcomes you.

About Namibia University of Science and Technology

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To be a premier university of science and technology preparing leaders for the knowledge economy.


To be a responsive university creatively meeting the needs of students, society and the economy through multiple pathways for excellent education, applied research, innovation and service in collaboration with stakeholders.

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