Southern Africa Nazarene University was launched in 2010 by bringing together three colleges, the Nazarene College of Nursing, Nazarene Teacher Training, and the Nazarene College of Theology. In 2013, the Colleges were transferred to the newly formed Southern Africa Nazarene College. The Southern Africa Nazarene Convention approved the name change on May 27, 2014. In 2015, the college became fully accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in Southern Africa.
The University has two campuses in Manzini and at Siteki. Its Administration office is located in the Manzini Campus. This Campus also houses the Faculty of Health Sciences and Faculty of Education. To provide high-quality educational opportunities for students at all levels; to prepare students to serve as effective ministers of Jesus Christ in their communities, professions, churches, and nations; to promote diversity within the student body and faculty.
SANU is fully recognised by the Ministry of Education & Training [MOET] in Swaziland and has recently attained an Association status from the Africa Association of Universities. Its professional courses are all recognized by the relevant professional regulatory bodies, inter alia, Swaziland Nurses Council, Teachers’ Service Commission and the International Course of Study Advisory Committee of the Church of the Nazarene. The University is also a recognized institution of the International Board of Education in the Church of the Nazarene.
SANU affirms the Wesleyan-Holiness heritage and commits to shape and model persons of Christ-like character for community service throughhigh quality innovative, inquiry based-interactive teaching and learning and transformational leadership.
The Southern Africa Nazarene University (SANU) is a Christian university committed to the education of students for service in Christ’s church and society. We are a member of the Southern African Nazarene Convention, the largest regional denomination in southern Africa. The mission of our University is “to equip Godly leaders for ministry through academic excellence, spiritual growth, social justice and community involvement.”