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Research Newsletter

Read the fourth edition of the North-West University's research newsletter. The aim of this newsletter is to showcase research projects, researchers and related events. This edition highlights the impact of research on community engagement. 

Read about:

  • Capacitating small-scale farmers
  • The science behind absent fathers
  • Sharpeville 2020: research inspires
  • and more...


27 October - 17 November 2017 - First exam opportunity
20 November - 6 December 2017 - Second exam opportunity
6 January - 20 January 2018 - Bridging the Mathematical Gap

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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