Buffalo City - Overview

The Faculty of Business Sciences is one of the eleven (11) faculties of Walter Sisulu University (WSU). It is one of the two faculties of the Buffalo City Campus that is based at the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality in East London. It offers programmes in five sites: Chiselhurst, College Street, Heritage, Border Rugby Stadium and Potsdam site. The faculty has five departments: Accounting and Finance, Corporate Communication and Marketing, Management and Governance, People Development and Technology and Tourism, Hospitality and Sport Management. The faculty offers 30 programmes and has about 4 700 registered students.


 Name of the Department Site of Delivery   Name of HOD
Corporate Communication and Marketing (CC & M)  Chiselhurst, Heritage and Potsdam  Mr S. Soha
 Accounting and Finance (DoAF)  Potsdam  Mr Abor Yeboah
 Management and Governance (M & G)  Potsdam and Chiselhurst  Dr M. Mofolo
 People Development and Technology (PDT)  Potsdam and College Street  Prof. K. Strydom
Tourism, Hospitality and Sport Management (DETHOS)  College Street  Dr V. Nomnga


In future, the faculty intends to offer Post Graduate Diplomas, Masters Degrees and PhDs. It is also in the plans to establish an institute of Governance to cater for public officials. Furthermore, we intend to establish a Hotel School in East London.


The Faculty of Business Sciences will be the centre for development of globally competent
graduates and act as a research institute that serves communities and responds to national development priorities.


We are a hub of academic excellence that provides training to produce market-responsive graduates through:

  • Innovative Teaching and Learning Strategies
  • Offering accredited and competitive programmes
  • Providing an enriching quality learning experience

Core Values

  • Quality
  • Ethical conduct
  • Professionalism
  • Accountability
  • Public Service
  • Teamwork
  • Integrity