In this post, we will show you how to create a North West University NWU student number.

For any prospective student who wants to apply for admission to North West University – NWU, you will need an NWU student number.

For a successful application, you must create and have your own student number and receive a pin code.

If you are yet to start your application, you must check this complete guide on NWU Online Application 2023.

Note that it is impossible to register without a student number. That’s why it’s important to know how to get one.

Let’s go through the process.

What is my NWU student number?

My North-West University (NWU) student number is the unique number generated for both students of the university and prospective students coming to NWU.

What is the North West University student number used for?

As a student or prospective NWU student, your student number is used for almost every academic activity at the school.

Prospective students need your student number for your North West University Online Application.

The student number for NWU students is also the unique identification number that appears on all official student documents.

How do I create an NWU student number?

The process of creating a student number for the NWU online application is very simple. Follow the steps below to create your NWU student number.

  • Go to
  • Click New request
  • Click Create new student number
  • Fill in all fields with the required information
  • Click next
  • You will receive your unique NWU student number and pin code in your email
  • Use your North-West University number and PIN to complete your online application
How to Create a North West University NWU Student Number

Once you see the page as seen in the image above, fill in the correct details and Click NEXT to go to the next page.

Please note that if you do not enter the correct information in the correct field, you will not be able to get your student number for the NWU application.

The next page generates a North-West University student number, as shown in the image below. This is the student number you can use for your NWU online application.

How to Create a North West University NWU Student Number

At this point you will receive both your North West University – NWU pin code and student number. This number should be properly retained for future reference and reference.

How do I find my NWU student PIN/number?

Your NWU Student PIN/Number will be sent to the inbox of your email account. It is important that you use the correct e-mail address when creating a student number.

If you have not received your North West University student number, it may mean that you have not entered the correct email address. The page in your email will look like the image below…

nwu student number email
NWU student PIN/number in email

If you have forgotten your NWU Student number or pin code at any time, you can request it. See this guide on How to Recover Forgotten NWU Student Number.

North West University students can have their tuition paid by NSFAS. To do this, you should refer to this guide on how to apply for NSFAS.

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