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Expose yourself to as much as possible

Christoff Briers is only one of the many success stories of North-West University’s (NWU’s) Faculty of Engineering. Today he is at the head of production planning at Simmer Engineering, an engineering company in Alberton that specialises in manufacturing.

NWU’s Faculty of Law marches for the rights of children

More than 200 people participated in the North-West University’s (NWU’s) awareness march to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Bill of Rights and the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).

NWU gives his dreams wings

Speed, technology, adrenalin and the scent of rubber are all part of the dream of Shaun Botha, a master’s-degree student in mechanical engineering at the North-West University (NWU).

Phoenix tackles a new challenge

The North-West University’s (NWU’s) solar car Phoenix is at it again! The “glider"-based design car with a sun tracking solar array on its roof, will be chasing the sun once more during the 36-hour Endurance Challenge.

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).

NWU study continues to deliver papers

Following the successful conclusion of Kgotla Katlego Masibi’s first research report into “Electrochemical properties of carbon nanotubes/PANI/metal oxide nanoparticle nanocomposites towards electrocatalysis of some organochlorine pesticides”, Kgotla is hard at work on a second paper after graduating with his MSc degree last year.

Engineers at Deloitte? Yes! 

Do you think an engineer pursuing a job opportunity within what is typically known as an auditing and financial institution is preposterous? Well, think again… 

Optentia to host Stats Camp South Africa

When it comes to research, the findings are only as strong as the analysis of the data. If a researcher is proficient in statistical analysis the research will benefit society, if not, it is an opportunity lost.

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).  

Why do we not grow new businesses?

Prof LJ Grobler, a research professor at the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Faculty of Engineering and Director of CFAM Technologies, shares his opinion on the importance of research for business, and business from research.