University Of Fort Hare Prospectus, the 2018 academic brochure is provided below, it entails the courses and prerequisites in the institution.
The coat of arms consists of a Per Fess (divided) short shield coloured with azure (blue) and sable (black). The shield is charged (decorated) with a rising sun and an open Bible. The Bible contains the text ‘in lumine tuo videbimus lumen’. The rising sun depicts Glory, Splendour and the Fountain of Life. The open Bible shows Manifest Glory. The text taken from Psalm 36 verse 10, from the Vulgate edition of the Latin Bible, may be translated as: “In thy light shall we see light.” Research conducted and presented by Mark P Snyders, Archivist – National Heritage and Cultural Studies Centre – August 2007.
THE UNIVERSITY’S VISION
The University of Fort Hare is a vibrant, equitable and sustainable African university, committed to teaching and research excellence at the service of its students, scholars and wider community.
The mission of the University is to provide high quality education of international standards contributing to the advancement of knowledge that is socially and ethically relevant, and applying that knowledge to the scientific, technological and socialeconomic development of our nation and the wider world.