South Africa’s first visual guide to the javelin throw has been launched in Potchefstroom. The book, Science and practice of the javelin throw, by world-renowned coach, Terseus Liebenberg, is a treat for all javelin throw enthusiasts.
Liebenberg, who boasts a celebrated sports career of 24 years at the North-West University (NWU), is an expert in the field and is currently Olympic heroine Sunette Viljoen’s coach.
The School of Behavioural Sciences at the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU) recently bid farewell to Prof Christo van Wyk. Prof Van Wyk had been employed at the university for the last 32 years.
Prof Ayesha Bevan-Dye has joined a group of prestige academics within the School of Economic Sciences within the Faculty of Economic Sciences and Information Technology on the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU) when she recently delivered her inaugural lecture.
The Mafikeng Campus of the North-West University (NWU) recently acknowledged academic and support staff members for their steadfast hard work and positive contribution towards the campus during its annual Excellence Awards. The awards ceremony took place on 22 November at the Mmabatho Palms Hotel.
Known for their life-affirming virtuosity and irresistible charm, the King’s Singers, one of the UK’s most popular a cappella vocal ensembles, will be touring South Africa in February 2017.
The NWU Mafikeng Campus School of Business Governance has relocated to a new office complex at Leopard Park, Mahikeng. The official opening of the new offices was held on 24 November with a ceremony attended by the Vice Chancellor of the NWU, Prof Dan Kgwadi.
A senior lecturer in the Department of Chemistry at the North-West University´s (NWU´s) Mafikeng Campus has been awarded a TWAS-DFG fellowship in Germany. Dr Damian Onwudiwe is a member of the Material Science Innovation and Modelling Research Focus Area (MaSIM) in the Faculty of Agriculture, Science and Technology and is currently on a research visit to University of Cologne, Germany.
North-West University (NWU) Mafikeng Campus LLB graduate, Nthabiseng Kgobokoe, was recently crowned the female entrepreneur of the year at the annual awards ceremony of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF). She received the award in the category “Best subsistence farming”.
Success, the sum of all small efforts repeated day in and out. In equal alliance to our pay-off line ‘it all starts here’ the NWU Mafikeng continues to be a place where imagination has no boundaries, voices and aspirations are amplified and most importantly a place where birth is given to dreams.
World Prematurity Day is celebrated annually on 17 November as a worldwide event to create awareness about prematurity. One in every 10 babies arrive early - before 37 weeks of pregnancy is completed. According to Prof Welma Lubbe, a researcher and academic at the North-West University’s (NWU’s) School of Nursing Science, one of the most effective interventions to deal with prematurity is human milk banking.
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