NWU, Mafikeng Campus, News Archive 2010


Mafikeng Campus News Archive 2010

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Top Fighters in Boxing Extravaganza
Mafikeng Campus hosted a boxing extravaganza on 30 October when the country’s top boxers fought it out in what was called “the clash of the heavyweights”.  Read more

Rector Gets Seven Years
The Council of the NWU confirmed their trust in the current Rector of the Mafikeng Campus by renewing his term of office with seven years.   Read more

Purification Plant ensures Clean Water
Mafikeng:  The community of Madibogo will have access to clean water thanks to a  water purification plant.  Read more

Research in Good Hands
The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAF) has appointed Professor Oladejo Olowu, as part of the Peer Review Panel for Scholarly Journals in the Law and Related Legal fields category
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Passion and Motivation Rewarded 
It is a known fact that when you are passionate and motivated you can inspire others to develop their full potential.  Read more

If the JSE/Liberty Investment Challenge was a soccer match the crowd would most properly have chanted Booothaa! ! !  Read more

Science for a Developmental Economy
This was the theme of the Research Day held by the Faculty of Agriculture Science and Technology on 27 October.    Read more

 Mafikeng Campus celebrates 30 Years of excellence
Read more about the festivities and celebrations of the 30th Anniversary  of the Campus 

Corrosion Something of the Past
 NWU-Mafikeng:  Lutendo Chester Murulana, a post Graduate student at the Department of Chemistry, won the Ivan Ogilvie Scholarship which is awarded by the Corrosion Institute of South Africa (CorriSa).  Read more

Students to benefit from new Research book
Fundamentals of Scientific Research and Publishing is a book specifically written for post-graduate students who are doing research.  Read more

Kgosi Mangope celebrates with Mafikeng Campus
The former Bophuthatswana President, Dr. Lucas Manyane Mangope was part of the 30 year celebrations of the campus when he was invited to present a prestige lecture.  Read more             Copy of Speech

Shoulder To Shoulder with the Big Guns
The players of the Soccer Institute at the NWU-Mafikeng Campus are only one step away from rubbing shoulders with the big guns.
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Living a Dream
Twenty three year old Kegoikantse "Machesa" Kgomo is living his dream, combining successful academic studies with soccer to mould a fulfilling career in the sports development industry.       Read more

Science Centre to boost Education
The North West University- Mafikeng Campus is opening a new Science Centre that will benefit learners, students, the general public and educators of primary and high schools.  Advantages are the use of university infrastructure, access to specialist information on Science and Technology, study and career possibilities in these fields.  Read more

Soccer Institutes’ Andile Khumalo has made history by becoming the first player to be recruited by a Premier Soccer League team directly from the Institute. The 20 year old midfielder who is in his final year of a Diploma in Sports Science has signed a 3 year contract with the Durban based Amazulu FC. Read more

Korean University Honours Campus Rector
Mafikeng Campus Rector Professor Dan Kgwadi received an honorary PhD in Management – Honoris Causa from the Hanseo University in South Korea in a ceremony recently held in that country.  Read more

Top accounting students rewarded
The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) rewarded some of the top students in the School of Accounting at the North-West University Mafkeng Campus with prizes last Thursday. Read more             

Interpreting system benefits Teaching Students
Groundwork is being done by a group of students at the Faculty of Education. The 35 first year students are the first to train for the Foundation Phase in Education on the Mafikeng Campus.  Read more

Campus host Memorial Lecture 
Thursday the 8th April 2010 marked the second of the celebratory lectures for the 30th anniversary, in the form of a memorial lecture for Professor Ernest Pelaelo Lekhela.  Read more


Mafikeng Campus Student life revitalised 
The NWU is constantly improving the work and learning environment for staff and students by providing high-quality buildings and infrastructure.  Read more

 Updated by Koos Degenaar on 23 November 2010