Marco Basson, a former chemical engineering student at the North-West University (NWU) has recently been given a four-chair turnaround of the judges during the latest episode of the popular TV singing competition, The Voice South Africa. Marco blew the audience away with his version of Nick Jonas' "Jealous". Bobby van Jaarsveld was the lucky judge that was given the opportunity to welcome Marco to his team.
Easy commuting. This is what the envisioned lunchtime shuttle service for staff and students of the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU) aims to achieve.
Prof Tjaart van der Walt is no stranger on the Potchefstroom Campus of the North-West University (NWU). This legendary and formidable man celebrated his 83rd birthday on 15 February.
The National Research Foundation (NRF) has recently awarded Prof Eno Ebenso, acting vice-rector for research and planning at the Mafikeng Campus of the North-West University (NWU) a B3 rating for the considerable international recognition he attained in the field of Chemistry – meaning he is an internationally acclaimed researcher for the high quality and impact of his recent research outputs.
“The year is certainly off to a running start. January is already something of the past, our registration process went well and our classes commenced successful and without any incidents or disruptions.”
The Mafikeng Campus of the North-West University (NWU) held its official campus opening to kick-start the 2017 academic year on 10February 2017. The Great Hall was the place to be as students, staff, members of the community and management attended the event.
“If all of us were to say ‘We are all in’, it will be a good transition to the new dispensation.” That was the appeal made by the Rector of the Potchefstroom Campus of the North-West University (NWU), Prof Fika Janse van Rensburg, at the official opening of the academic year.
A certificate ceremony is a special occasion. It represents the culmination of months of hard work; the actualisation of goals and the acknowledgement of successes. This was indeed the case during theCCPD (Centre for Continuing Professional Development) certificate award ceremony, held at the North-West University’s Vaal Triangle Campus.
The following article represents an opinion piece by Dr Ilyayambwa Mwanawina, an academic staff member of the North-West University’s Vaal Triangle Campus. Dr Mwanawina specialises in the fields of regional integration, international law, good governance and human rights. He continues to publish his research in scientific journals on contemporary African perspectives in these fields.
The white minibus grinds to a halt in front of the corner stand in Drieziek in Orange Farm. Melinda du Toit, a PhD student at the Optentia Research Focus Area at the North-West University (NWU) and Hannes du Toit, lecturer in Engineering at the same university, are here to make a difference.
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