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We are the champions!

The athletics team from the North-West University (NWU) won their second Varsity Athletics Championship title on Friday night 15 March at the Kenneth McArthur Stadium in Potchefstroom. The NWU amassed a total of 31 277 points after winning both legs of the competition.​ Read more

Video: Wouter Pienaar (Potchefstroom Herald)

The spirit of the North-West University

The spirit of the university is reflected in the way we unlock the future for people and enable them to make their dreams come true. This spirit runs across all our activities and operations, from our academic offerings and research to our student body, community engagement and sports achievements.

A united institution

The NWU is committed to function as a unitary, integrated multi-campus university that will enable equity, redress and globally competitive teaching and research across all campuses.


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