It was an event as unique as it was entertaining. It was peculiar and inventive. It was a blast. On Sunday, 18 October 2020, the North-West University’s Potchefstroom Campus hosted one of three simultaneous legs of the Sanlam Cape Town Virtual Marathon – Elite Invitational, with the men’s overall winner, Edward Mothibi, running on the Potchefstroom Campus.
The Trade and Development (TRADE) research entity at the North-West University (NWU) and the TRADE Research Advisory, a spin-off company of the university, hosted the eighth TRADE-Decision Support Model User Group webinar, drawing more than eighty international attendees.
Students from the North-West University (NWU) pulled out all the stops at the recent annual Leopards Lair business competition.
The NWU is constantly working towards building a culture of inclusion and acceptance. To this end, it has put in place policies and programmes that promote gender equality for both students and staff.
These efforts have scored the university a nomination at the upcoming Feather Awards in the Best LGBTIQ+ Student Movement category.
While some people consider it a taboo, swinging - the act of allowing one’s partner to engage in sexual intercourse with other people - has been practised around the globe for decades.
The North-West University (NWU) Anthropology subject group is growing from strength to strength, and aims to make the NWU one of the top universities at which to study this field.
The impact of the Covid-19 epidemic on our mental health cannot be understated. From a South African perspective, months of a hard lockdown has changed the way we live, the way we work and the very way we operate. Mentally we have not escape unscarred.
“To my mind, the project has progressed exceptionally well. Not only have technology and infrastructure been established for sound research in the years ahead, but we have also gained a large number of registered users.”
A North-West University (NWU) graduate is bringing together age-old plant knowledge and the latest nanotechnology to make the most of medicinal plant extracts.
The month of October marks breast cancer awareness month – also known as Pinktober. This is an annual campaign to increase awareness of this dreaded and dark disease – ironically, at the time of the year when most trees here are blossoming and beautifully covered in pink. Cancer is often a very lonely and emotional battle to fight, but it does not have to be. There is hope and support out there – you just need to reach out.