For researchers, by researchers and with researchers
The Sanlam Auditorium on the campus in Potchefstroom was buzzing with excitement as 500 researchers from the North-West University (NWU) attended the first Biennial Research and Innovation Conference.
NWU shines bright at annual MACE Excellence Awards
During 2018 the North-West University (NWU) continued on its course of excellence and added numerous accolades to its already impressive trophy cabinet.
When business ideas get wings
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a participant in the popular television show Shark Tank, or the British version named Dragon’s Den where entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to a panel of investors?
NWU declares its position on decolonisation
Students brandishing posters and occupying buildings; flames licking at the foundations of buildings and, more figuratively, at the foundations of higher education.
The NWU is the right place to be for academic excellence
If you want to excel as an expert in the fields of electromechanical and minerals engineering in the mining, chemical, oil and gas industries, or in a career in the fields of geography or mathematics, hospitality, education and tourism, the North-West University (NWU) is the right place to be.
A story of hope
More and more South Africans realise the importance of coming together and changing their own circumstances for the better.
Disaster risk reduction: young voices matter
On average, 240 million people world-wide were affected by natural disasters between 2000 and 2005.
NWU connects rural students with a brighter future
For rural young people, no internet connection means no future. Unless the North-West University (NWU) brings the infrastructure to them.
NWU’s innovative new conference is all about research excellence
The North-West University’s (NWU’s) first Biennial Research and Innovation conference promises to be an event like no other. The conference is for researchers, by researchers and with researchers, and is a brand-new highlight on the NWU’s calendar.
NWU brings education to your doorstep
NWU’s researchers receive accolades
NWU celebrates a second biosphere reserve for North West
This is the Marico Biosphere – 44 000 hectares of supreme Africa landscape. An ecosystem that the North-West University (NWU) helped preserve.
International report raises red flags
In the light of political and economic developments in South Africa in recent years, the further slippage from 62 to 67 out of 140 countries in the country's overall global competitiveness ranking is not unexpected.
Let’s fight fraud
South Africa has the highest incidence of economic fraud in the world, with a staggering 77% of businesses having experienced fraudulent activities.
Celebrating the Groot Marico Biosphere Reserve
Over the years the North West University (NWU) has shown that it is not only dedicated to achieving academic excellence, but also to helping and developing the community and the environment.
Caring connections enable resilience
“My teacher loves me.” “My social worker is like my mother, she cares.” “My neighbour cares for me; he doesn’t want me to go hungry.”
GeeXpo 2018: blowing minds and tickling science fancies
Are you dreaming of a career in science and technology? If so, GeeXpo 2018 is just for you! Diarise Saturday, 13 October and make sure you take part in the North-West University’s (NWU’s) largest annual science and information technology expo.
NWU’s solar car fuels inspiration among youth
Two birds with one stone: celebrating the North-West University’s (NWU’s) solar car’s success, and investing in our leaders of tomorrow.
New executive director for People and Culture
Dr Mala Singh, executive coach and management consultant, has been appointed as the new director for People and Culture. She has been appointed for a fixed term of four years as from 1 October 2018.
North-West University Council appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Potchefstroom Campus
Prof Daryl Balia, executive dean of the NWU’s faculty of Theology, has been appointed as Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Assigned Functions and Campus Operations, Potchefstroom Campus.