Dr Mariska Nel

Head of CAPLP: Potchefstroom campus & Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BA; BA Hons; MA; PhD (NWU) 

Academic Literacy; Applied Linguistics; Corpus Linguistics; Forensic Linguistics
  +27 18 299 1043
   Building F4 - 108, Potchefstroom

Ms Amanda Potgieter

Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BA Ed (UP); BEd (UNISA); MEd (NWU)

Academic Literacy; Teaching-learning; Educational Psychology; Holistic Learner Development in Diverse Contexts
  +27 18 299 1040
   Building F4 - 103, Potchefstroom
LinkedIn OrcID

Ms Anneke Butler

Lecturer of Academic Literacy
BA; HED; BEd (Psig); MA.
Linguistics; Morphology (especially in Afrikaans); Academic Reading; Academic Writing; Material Development; Test Development
  +27 16 910 3502
   Building 7 - 204, Vanderbijlpark

Mr Cobus Ackermann

Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BA (Comm.), Hons. (Psych.), MA (Psych.) (NWU)

  +27 18 285 2210
   Building F4-109A, Potchefstroom

Ms Daisy Motsaathebe

Administrative Assistant

BA-Industrial Sociology

  +27 18 389 2638
   Building A2, Room G72, Mahikeng

Dr Elsa Meihuizen

Senior Lecturer of Academic Literacy

HOD (US); MA (UKZN); PhD (US) 

Academic Literacy; Applied Linguistics; Corpus Studies; Textual Criticism
  +27 18 299 1041
   Building F4-104, Potchefstroom

Ms Gonneke Groenen

Junior Lecturer in Academic Literacy: Distance Learning

BEd (HAN); BA; BA Hons (NWU) 

Descriptive & Applied Linguistics; Grammaticalizaition; e-Learning
  +27 18 299 1046
   Building F4-101, Potchefstroom

Dr Gustav Butler

Curriculum and course design for academic literacy interventions; The teaching and learning of academic writing; The translation of academic literacy assessment instruments; Applied linguistics
  +27 16 910 3480
   Building 31, Office G03, Vanderbijlpark

Dr Henk Louw

Senior Lecturer of Academic Literacy

Ph.D. Applied Linguistics, MA Applied Linguistics, BA Hons, BA

Academic writing
  +27 18 299 1049
   Building F4 - 110, Potchefstroom
Google Scholar LinkedIn OrcID

Dr Henri Laurie

Lecturer of Academic Literacy
Literature esp. 20th Century and Science Fiction, Literary Theory, Academic Literacy, Visual Culture
  +27 16 910 3479
   Building 7, Office 215, Vanderbijlpark

Mr Jaco Fourie

Lecturer of Academic Literacy
  +27 18 299 1038
   Building F4-113A, Potchefstroom

Mr Jacques McDermid Heyns

Manager of Vanderbiljpark Campus Writing Centre

BA Language Technology, MA Applied Positive Psychology

Teaching and learning of academic writing
   Building 13 (Library), Room SL328, Vanderbijlpark, Vanderbijlpark

Mr Jansen Vermeulen

Lecturer of Academic Literacy    Building F4-113A, Potchefstroom

Mr Joel Moletsane



Academic reading, academic writing and Second language acquisition
  +27 18 389 2055
   Building A2, Room G084, Mahikeng

Ms Karien Seymore

Senior Administrative Assistant
  +27 18 299 1045
   Building F4-108A, Potchefstroom

Ms Keabetswe Lekopanye

Junior Lecturer Academic Literacy, Languages, and Communication
  +27 18 389 2083
   A2, Block B, G71, Mahikeng

Ms Kedumetse Mothlankane

Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BA Drama (UP); BA Hons (English); MA English (NWU)

Academic Literacy; Literature in African Women's Novels
  +27 18 299 1050
   Building F4 - 102, Potchefstroom
Kehilwe Mose

Me Kehilwe Mose

Junior Lecturer

Hons – English and B.A. Ed (Currently pursuing MA in English)

Academic Literacy and Languages
  +27 18 389 2361
   General Academic Building, B-Block, Office 157, Mahikeng

Dr Kristien Andrianatos

Lecturer: Academic Literacy

Bachelor in Information Science (UP), Postgraduate certificate in Education (UP), BEdHons (NWU), MEd (NWU), PhD in Curriculum Development (NWU)

Reading in higher education and multimodal blended learning within the field of academic literacy.
  +27 18 299 1045
   F4, 108A, Potchefstroom,

Ms Lesley Cushman

Lecturer in Academic Literacy, and English Language and Literature

BA Hons English Literature; HDE (UCT), MA Applied Linguistics (Durham)

  +27 18 389 2106
   Office G81, Block B, Mahikeng

Prof Liqhwa Siziba

Deputy Director (School of Languages) and Senior Lecturer
  +27 18 389 2168
    Base Building , Office G68 Block B, Mahikeng

Ms Mari-Leigh Pienaar

Lecturer of Academic Literacy
MA (Afrikaans)
Academic literacy, text editing, bi- and multilingualism, applied linguistics
  +27 16 910 3506
   Building 7, Office 209, Vanderbijlpark
Google Scholar LinkedIn OrcID

Ms Marianne Mathee

Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BA Languages (UFS), Hons in German (UFS), Higher Education Diploma (UFS), MEd (NWU)

Visual literacy, multimodality and SDL
  +27 18 389 2113
   ADC Building, First Floor Block B, Office 143, Mahikeng

Dr Maricel Botha

Senior Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BA; BA Hons; MA (UP); PhD (UJ) 

Translation Studies; Literary Translation; Translation Sociology
  +27 18 285 2648
   Building F4 – 109, Potchefstroom

Dr Maureen Ledibane



Teaching Academic English (AGLE) to Commerce Students
  +27 18 389 2470
   I Block, G 85, Mahikeng

Ms Mimi Nokuthula Masango

Lecturer of Academic Literacy

MTech: Language Practice

  +27 18 389 2470

Mrs Nicole Schutte

Lecturer of Academic Literacy
MA in Language Practice
Audio description
  +27 16 910 3488
   Building 7, Room 204, Vanderbijlpark

Mr Ninan Samuel


M. A.

English Language and Literature, Academic Literacy
  +27 18 389 2541
   Block B Building A2, G79, Mahikeng

Dr Pheladi Fakude

Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BEd; BA Hons; MA (UL); PhD (NWU)

Academic Literacy, Bi-and Multilingualism, Applied Linguistics, eye movement reading
  +27 16 910 3501
016 910 3463
   Building 7-220, Vanderbijlpark Campus, Vanderbijlpark
Google Scholar OrcID

Mrs Retha Schwanke

Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BA, BA Hons, MA

Assessment and Moderation in Higher Education; Course Design; Blended Learning; Autonomous Learning
  +27 18 299 1044
   Building F4-107, Potchefstroom, Potchefstroom

Ms Sarah Matsetela

Junior Lecturer in Academic Literacy

BA Hons English (Limpopo)

  +27 18 389 2561
   Building A2, Block B, Room G70, Mahikeng

Mrs Stephanie Mostert

Junior Lecturer of Academic Literacy
Degree in Humanities (Psychology and English)
Honours in English – Cum Laude
Applied linguistics: bilingualism, language for law students; Academic Literacy, Academic Reading,
  +27 16 910 3511
   Building 7, Office 211, Vanderbijlpark

Ms Susan Adora Okpala

Lecturer of Acadamic Literacy
  018 299 1038
   Building F4-101, Potchefstroom

Dr Susan Marais

Senior Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BA; BA Hons; MA; PhD

English Literature; Postmodern Literature; Postcolonial Literature Genre Theory; Narratology
  +27 18 299 1047
   Building F4-107a, Potchefstroom
Google Scholar LinkedIn

Mr Themba Marvin Makhubele

Junior Lecturer

BA; BA Hons; MA 

Academic Literacy, English for Specific purposes, Applied Linguistics
  +27 18 299 1042
   Building F4, Room 105, Potchefstroom

Prof Tobie van Dyk

Lecturer of applied linguistics and Academic Literacy

BA; BA Hons; HED; MA; PhD

25 Years academic expertise in mainly language for specific purposes
  +27 18 299 1551
   Building E9-217, Potchefstroom, Potchefstroom
Google Scholar OrcID

Ms Zhandi van Zyl

Lecturer of Academic Literacy and English
BA Language Practice; BA Hons. Journalism; MA in Applied Language Studies
eacher/lecturer identity and bilingualism; multilingualism in the classroom; language repertoire methodologies.
  +27 16 910 3468
   Building 7, Room 214, Vanderbijlpark
LinkedIn OrcID