“We have embarked on our process of change and must adapt to this as we go along, as a dynamic environment such as the university necessitates continual change.”
The North-West University (NWU) appointed Prof Liezl van Dyk as executive dean for the Faculty of Engineering for a term of five years.
Decolonisation and the transformation of education have been hot topics within South Africa’s higher education sector for the past few years. The North-West University (NWU) recently invited Prof Crain Soudien, CEO of the Human Sciences Research Council, to give an in-depth public lecture on “The Long Transition in South African Higher Education: Struggles around Transformation”.
Two books have just been published on the creation of the North-West University (NWU) in 2004. The first decade of the merged university is also covered.
Two honours students at the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Centre for Applied Radiation Science and Technology, Koketso Kgorinyane and Pinkie Mereyotlhe, have been selected to visit Rosatom Nuclear Power Company in Russia for a week from 11 December 2017.
High school teacher Mr Ofentse Porogo has been named the best science master’s student at the North-West University (NWU). At the university’s recent annual research awards ceremony, Ofentse received the coveted S2A3 bronze medal, presented to the best master's student in a scientific discipline.
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