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Back to business at the NWU School of Business and Governance

Belinda Bantham -- Wed, 02/07/2018 - 09:22

Back to business at the NWU School of Business and Governance

It’s back to the books for students of one of the most sought-after degrees a university has to offer. On Monday 29 January, the North-West University’s School of Business and Governance held its official opening for the MBA academic year, and it was an event unlikely to be forgotten soon. 

NWU maestros nominated for kykNET Fiësta’s

Belinda Bantham -- Wed, 01/31/2018 - 09:39

NWU maestros nominated for kykNET Fiësta’s

It’s that time of the year again, when all roads lead to kykNET’s most prestigious awards, the Fiësta’s. This year Antoinette Olivier, Dr Santisa Viljoen and Dr Conroy Cupido from the North-West University’s (NWU’s) School of Music have been nominated in the category: Best Achievement in Classical Music.

Tim takes the women’s game forward

Belinda Bantham -- Tue, 11/14/2017 - 09:36

Tim takes the women’s game forward

He believes in the intangible, and that conviction transcends all earthly confines. He often turn his Bible to Hebrews 11 verse 1, for there he finds the motto he lives by. “Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.” It is the needle that guides Timothy Qumbu’s compass.

AUTHeR: Community-based research with a difference

Marelize Santana -- Wed, 11/08/2017 - 12:40

AUTHeR: Community-based research with a difference

The research activities of the Africa Unit for Transdisciplinary Health Research (AUTHeR) on the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Potchefstroom are focused on bio-psychosocial health and specifically on preventing illness, maintaining and promoting health and facilitating quality health systems.

Protea star appointed NWU coach

Marelize Santana -- Mon, 11/06/2017 - 10:48

Protea star appointed NWU coach

Former Protea star and North-West University (NWU) stalwart, Elsunet du Plessis, has been appointed as the new NWU netball coach starting on 1 January 2018. Elsunet takes over the Potchefstroom-based team’s reins from Dorette Badenhorst.

Rugby World Cup 2023: Don’t wait SA, start preparing now

Marelize Santana -- Mon, 11/06/2017 - 10:42

Rugby World Cup 2023: Don’t wait SA, start preparing now

World Rugby has announced that South Africa is their preferred choice to host the IRB 2023 Rugby World Cup. South Africa beat France as well as Ireland, and although an official vote will take place on 15 November, the independent World Rugby’s recommendation – a body comprised of rugby experts, business and commercial analysts – should hold true.

Trophy hunting is worth R1,98 billion to the South African economy

Belinda Bantham -- Fri, 10/20/2017 - 09:25

Trophy hunting is worth R1,98 billion to the South African economy

Trophy hunting is worth exceedingly more to the South African economy than thought before. A new study headed by Prof Peet van der Merwe of the North-West University’s (NWU’s) research unit Tourism Research in Economic Environs and Society (TREES), in collaboration with Professional Hunters of South Africa (PHASA), has shown it can be as much as R1,98 billion, if not more.

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