The Association of MBAs (AMBA) granted the NWU School of Business and Governance (NWU SBG) international accreditation for a period of five years – the longest period for which AMBA accredits MBA degrees.
For third year education student, Nico “Spekkies” van Tonder, the year 2017 could not have started any better. Nico, who plays for the NWU Vaal Rugby Club, will be joining the North-West University’s Varsity Cup squad for the 2017 rendition of this very competitive and prestigious competition.
Did you know that Africa outranks the United States and the United Kingdom in terms of the percentage of entrepreneurs among women? In fact, research indicates that Sub-Saharan Africa has the highest rate of female entrepreneurship across the globe, with more women starting businesses in Africa than anywhere else in the world?
“Challenges are the stepping stones we need in order to become successful.” This is the message from Prof Linda du Plessis, Campus Rector (acting) of the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU Vaal) at the beginning of the New Year.
“Whereas efficient learners are reflective, strategic and cognitively engaged, struggling learners have difficulties in self-regulating their learning.” This according to Prof Marco Hessels, extraordinary professor at the Optentia Research Focus Area on the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU).
The director of the Centre for Applied Radiation Science and Technology (CARST) on the Mafikeng Campus of the North-West University (NWU), Prof Victor Tshivhase, was recently nominated and unanimously appointed to serve as a member on the Generation IV International Forum (GIF) Senior Advisory Panel.
In a week’s time the North-West University’s Vaal Triangle Campus (NWU Vaal) will be welcoming the new intake of first year students for the 2017 academic year.
The Optentia Research Focus Area on the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU Vaal) already has a full schedule planned for the first quarter of 2017.
If the name Lukas van der Schyff sounds familiar, it might just be that your paths crossed at the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU Vaal) – first as a student, then as an alumnus and now as the newly elected Chairperson of the NWU Vaal Rugby Club.
“Our first year students matter and therefore we do not want you to simply survive your first year at university; we want you to have a great experience!” This is according to Ms Prem Coopoo, the Dean of Student Affairs on the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU Vaal).
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