The Department of Physics on the Mafikeng Campus of the North-West University (NWU) has recently obtained a new telescope that will open the windows to the universe. The telescope will be used for astronomy outreach projects for learners, students and the community at large.
The third day of the gruelling Sasol Solar Challenge presented a huge obstacle – crosswinds of up to 60km per hour. Keep in mind that the North-West University´s solar car weighs less than 200kg!
After just two days in the Sasol Solar Challenge, the North-West University´s (NWU´s) team managed to break yet another record. They became the first African team to travel 612km on one day - only powered by the sun!
Activities on the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU Vaal) will resume as normal on Monday 26 September 2016.
The SASOL Solar Challenge from Pretoria to Cape Town kicks off on Saturday. In addition to the international participants, the Sirius X25 from the NWU´s Faculty Engineering is also competing.
What does it mean to be a leader on a university campus and more so an engaged leader? These two questions came to the fore during the annual Rector’s Dinner in honour of the newly elected Student Council Representatives (SRC) and their parents.
The Public Protector, advocate Thulisile Madonsela, presented a prestige lecture at the Mafikeng Campus of the North-West University (NWU) on 19 September 2016 in the Great Hall on campus. The lecture was titled “Challenges faced by institutions of Higher Education: Student Demands/Expectations vs Government responses“.
The NWU choir at the Mafikeng Campus of the North-West University (NWU) recently participated in the Old Mutual National Choir Festival (NCF) regional competition and took top honours in the large category. The competition this year was hosted in Gaborone, Botswana on 10 September 2016.
Prof TEB (Tom) Assan from the Faculty of Education and Training on the Mafikeng Campus of the North-West University (NWU) recently delivered his inaugural lecture titled ‘Towards an alternative pedagogy in economic and management sciences (EMS) education’.
The Vaal Triangle Campus Library recently joined more than 1 200 libraries worldwide in assessing its services, resources and environment by means of the LibQUAL+® survey.
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