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NWU is Varsity Hockey champion!

Moira Muller -- Tue, 05/21/2019 - 18:35

NWU is Varsity Hockey champion!

Drama, drama and more drama. Thereafter, joy. On Monday night, 20 May 2019, the North-West University’s (NWU’s) women hockey team was crowned Varsity hockey champions after beating Maties 2-1 in an exhilarating game, decided by a penalty shootout.

EWP Potchefstroom: enabling female entrepreneurs to thrive

Belinda Bantham -- Mon, 05/13/2019 - 15:47

EWP Potchefstroom: enabling female entrepreneurs to thrive

If you reside in Potchefstroom and fancy yourself a “fempreneur”, then you should not let the opportunity of a lifetime pass you by! The North-West University’s (NWU’s) innovative entrepreneurship incubator, the Enterprising Women Programme (EWP), is coming to Potchefstroom.

NWU’s High Performance Institute is a global destination

Belinda Bantham -- Thu, 04/18/2019 - 08:19

NWU’s High Performance Institute is a global destination

Excellence begets excellence. For the North-West University’s (NWU’s) High Performance Institute (HPI) in Potchefstroom, that cannot be truer. Since its inception, the HPI has played host to a multitude of sportsmen and women from the province, the country and the globe.

When can a child be imprisoned?

Belinda Bantham -- Tue, 04/16/2019 - 15:46

When can a child be imprisoned?

Over the past few weeks South Africa has witnessed a spate of crimes where children are committing heinous offences against each other and some even against adults. Community members from all over the country have called for these children to feel the full might of the law.

NWU again delivers highest number of successful SAICA first-time candidates

Belinda Bantham -- Mon, 04/01/2019 - 12:38

NWU again obtains highest pass rate for SAICA first-time ITC candidates

According to the Department of Higher Education and Training, chartered accountants are among the top 100 scarcest individuals in the country. The North-West University (NWU) is addressing this shortage by being placed among the top universities in the country.

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.

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