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How to grow crops and generate energy at the same time

A smart solar-powered partnership between the North-West University (NWU) and a German renewable energy company is empowering communities to grow food while generating energy.

NWU dean delivers public lecture on chemistry

Professor Helen Drummond, the executive dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, Science and Technology at the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Mahikeng, recently delivered a public lecture titled “Competence in Chemistry: Component Steps to Skills and Strategies”.

NWU contributes to health grading of SA’s youth

Children in South Africa are still in trouble. This became evident during the launch of the Healthy Active Kids SA Report Card (HAKSA) in Johannesburg on Wednesday 24 May. The report card is spearheaded by Discovery Health and the Sport Science Institute of South Africa, with the NWU playing a major role in the drafting thereof.

Unique instruments and equipment made right here at the NWU

Instrument Manufacturing on the NWU’s campus in Potchefstroom often manufactures equipment that cannot be found anywhere else in the world.

Regard’s perfect score leads to graduation bliss

You could hear a pin drop when Ms Daleen Gerber, director of the School of Information Technology on the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Vanderbijlpark, shared the impressive academic record of alumnus Regard du Toit.

Jan Pieterse – a master of many trades

Jan Melchior Pieterse is a born achiever – and the recent Autumn Graduation Ceremony of the North-West University’s (NWU) campus in Vanderbijlpark bears testament to this.

NWU PhD graduate contributes to international literature

The North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Vanderbijlpark proudly awarded a PhD in English to Manuela Fernandes-Martins, academic developer at the Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL), during the recent Autumn Graduation.

NWU academic to present a paper at international law conference

Prof Melvin Mbao, academic and dean of the Faculty of Law on the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Mahikeng  will be attending the 6th International Conference on Law, Regulations and Public Policy in Singapore from 5 to 6 June 2017.

Extended degree programme sees Noluthando achieve top honours

Noluthando Mtshali may be small in build, but she is a force to be reckoned with in the field of chartered accountancy.

A university degree is an investment that keeps on giving – Prof Linda du Plessis

“A university degree is an investment that keeps on giving. Whether it be its value in increasing employability and earnings in the job market, improving personal wealth outcomes, or building social capital in communities, a university degree benefits its graduates and opens the door to endless opportunities.”