Ristal University is an
online academic institution in South Sudan established to provide quality and
affordable higher education.
Ristal University is in
the process of getting registered with the national ministry of higher
education, science and technology. At the moment, the ministry intends to form
a committee that will set the guidelines for registration and regulation of
Online Universities in the country. In the meantime, Ristal University
offers its academic programs in collaboration with other accredited
The mission of Ristal
University is to provide accessible, affordable, and quality higher education
to students across South Sudan and beyond through innovative and
Our vision is to be a
leading online university in South Sudan and the region, known for producing
highly skilled graduates who are well-equipped to face the challenges of the
At Ristal University, we
hold the following core values:
- Transformation: We believe in the
power of education to transform individuals, communities, and societies.
- Technology: We embrace technology to
enhance learning, teaching, and research.
- Resilience: We value resilience in
the face of challenges and strive to empower our students to be resilient personally
- Innovation: We encourage and support
creativity and innovation in all aspects of our work.
- Treading new paths: We are committed
to exploring new approaches to advancing our mission and vision.
- Excellence: We strive for excellence
in all our endeavors and hold ourselves to high academic rigor and ethical
- To provide accessible and affordable
higher education to students in South Sudan and other parts of Africa,
regardless of geographic or socioeconomic barriers.
- To equip students with the knowledge,
skills, and competencies needed to succeed in the digital age, including
critical thinking, problem-solving, and information literacy.
- To promote interdisciplinary learning
and collaboration, enabling students to apply knowledge from a range of
fields to real-world challenges and opportunities.
- To foster a sense of community and
belonging among students, alumni, faculty, and staff, despite the distance
and online nature of the learning environment.
- To cultivate an entrepreneurial
mindset among students, encouraging them to identify and pursue innovative
solutions to social, economic, and environmental challenges facing their
communities and the world.
- To foster a culture
of lifelong learning, providing students with opportunities to continue their
education and professional development beyond graduation, and supporting alumni
in their ongoing pursuits and careers