The North-West University celebrated the cream of its crop during the university’s Institutional TeachingExcellence Awards ceremony (ITEA). Acknowledging the best lecturers, this annual event took place on 19 April in Potchefstroom.
African people have been observing the stars and planets since ancient times and modern-day science is now paying close attention to the wealth of knowledge within traditional African astronomy.
Within the next 30 years the number of older people in Africa will grow from 46 million to 170 million. This is the problem that the continent will be facing by 2050, said Prof Jaco Hoffman from the Optentia research focus area at a recent Course on Social Gerontology in Southern Africa.
Nutrition researchers at the Centre of Excellence for Nutrition (CEN) of the North-West University (NWU) are doing important research on the treatment effects of severe acute malnutrition in Sub-Sahara Africa. Their findings will be used by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Over the years the North-West University (NWU) has made a name for itself as one of the top universities in the country. Now the NWU is part of a broader initiative, BRICSEd, to take quality education to countries across Africa and beyond.
As a continuation of its Human Rights Month celebrations, the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Mahikeng hosted a Law Colloquium on 22 March 2018.
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