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Allow us to lighten your burden…

Belinda Bantham -- Wed, 03/20/2019 - 12:42

Allow us to lighten your burden…

The month of March marks Social Work Month and on 20 March we celebrate International Social Work Day. In response to this year’s theme – “Strengthening the importance of human relationships”, the subject group Social Work at the North-West University (NWU) initiated its own campaign -  “NWU Social Work – Strength through Support”.

NWU postdoctoral fellow to attend prestigious MSCA master class in Norway

Belinda Bantham -- Tue, 03/19/2019 - 14:53

NWU postdoctoral fellow to attend prestigious MSCA master class in Norway

Dr Isabella Bonati, an international postdoctoral fellow at the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Faculty of Theology, will soon join a group of preselected researchers in Oslo, Norway, to attend the annual master class for applicants to the prestigious Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) – Individual Fellowship Scheme.

There is no excuse for abuse

Belinda Bantham -- Thu, 03/14/2019 - 14:22

There is no excuse for abuse

South Africa is one of the countries with the highest statistics of violence against women and children in the world. Despite progressive laws and policies designed to address these unacceptable levels of gender-based violence (GBV) – it has not yet translated into action on the ground.

NWU hosts Queer Visualities: African Perspectives, Other Perspective

Belinda Bantham -- Tue, 03/12/2019 - 12:41

NWU hosts Queer Visualities: African Perspectives, Other Perspective

On 27 and 28 February and 1 March, the Faculty of Humanities at the North-West University (NWU) played host to Queer Visualities: African Perspectives, Other Perspectives. The event was opened by Prof Pamela Maseko, executive dean of the faculty.

NWU and TSA partner for South Africa’s first-ever multi-surface facility

Belinda Bantham -- Tue, 02/26/2019 - 16:17

NWU and TSA partner for South Africa’s first-ever multi-surface facility

The North-West University (NWU) is about to become a one-stop shop for all tennis players and enthusiasts. The university is in the development stage of upgrading its tennis facilities at the High Performance Institute in Potchefstroom with new multi-surface clay, grass and hard courts.

Employers, shopping centres have a greater responsibility towards car guards

Belinda Bantham -- Mon, 02/25/2019 - 09:45

Employers, shopping centres have a greater responsibility towards car guards

A master’s-degree student in occupational hygiene at the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Potchefstroom recently conducted a unique study in which disturbing results were obtained regarding car guards’ exposure to the ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun.

Budget speech: fiscal sustainability depends heavily on boost in growth rate

Belinda Bantham -- Thu, 02/21/2019 - 09:23

Budget speech: fiscal sustainability depends heavily on boost in growth rate

The 2019/20 budget speech given to Parliament on Wednesday, 20 February 2019, was a frank and realistic assessment of the extent to which the economic and fiscal challenges facing South Africa had escalated since the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) or mini-budget was presented in October last year. 

Faculty of Law celebrates Bill of Rights and Convention on the Rights of the Child

Belinda Bantham -- Tue, 02/19/2019 - 08:33

Faculty of Law celebrates Bill of Rights and Convention on the Rights of the Child

The North-West University’s (NWU’s) Faculty of Law will host several events throughout 2019 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Bill of Rights and the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).

Quality medicines for the world

Marelize Santana -- Thu, 02/14/2019 - 15:40

Quality medicines for the world

When it comes to the quality of medicines, there can be no compromise. This is why the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Research Institute for Industrial Pharmacy®, incorporating CENQAM®, is a trusted partner of the World Health Organisation (WHO).  

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