Ask any news editor: good news does not sell newspapers. Prof Hans Henrik Knoop, extraordinary professor at the Optentia research focus area on the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Vanderbijlpark, warns about the dangers that the current kind of journalism holds for a democratic society.
Playing sports teaches life lessons like discipline, responsibility, self-confidence, accountability, and teamwork. In the case of hockey players on the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Vanderbijlpark, sport also aids in lessoning the financial burden associated with university studies.
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.
Religion can be one of the most powerful tools in bridging racial divides. This according to Prof Dr Nico Vorster from the Faculty of Theology and co-editor of the recently published book Togetherness in South Africa.
The North-West University (NWU) has once again proven that it is dedicated to conducting ground-breaking research within the health field.
Six years after the establishment of the very first alumni advisory committee at the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Vanderbijlpark, the committee is still making its impact felt.
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