The Sanlam Auditorium is the largest venue at the North West University Potchefstroom campus. It features a large foyer for functions and exhibitions, green room and warm up facilities. It is the perfect venue for theatre, conferences, film screenings, dance, musical performances, lectures and ceremonial functions. The auditorium is located in the hub of campus next to the cafeteria for refreshments. The Sanlam Auditorium seats 957 people. Facilities at the Sanlam Auditorium includes, a main screen with projector, sound, theatrical lighting and a podium, one small piano and one large concert piano.

Ticket Reservations:

Venue Hire:

For any enquiries regarding the Sanlam Auditorium availability, rates and services, please contact Peet Ryke: 018 299 2844 / peet.ryke@nwu.ac.za.

General Information:

  • Seating: 957 (reserved)
  • Dressing Rooms: Yes
  • Fixed generic stage lighting: Yes
  • Foyer: Yes
  • Kitchen: No



  • Food allowed: No
  • Projector: Yes
  • Basic sound equipment: Yes
  • Piano: Yes (Steinway Baby Grand Piano; Yamaha Grand Piano)

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