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North West premier addresses NWU MBA students

On 28 January 2019 the North-West University (NWU) Business School hosted its annual open day for new and current MBA students on the campus in Potchefstroom. 

Rely on engineers for your baby's health

Those who have the privilege of bringing a child into this life want to ensure that their baby receives the best possible healthcare and that abnormal health issues are diagnosed and addressed as soon as possible if this occurs.

Before and now: the contrast in miners’ living conditions

Crammed into tiny rooms in same-sex hostels, away from their partners or families and without proper access to water, electricity or sanitation, South African miners used to live in appalling conditions. Today, the situation of miners at Impala Platinum in Rustenburg has improved markedly, although there are still challenges, as a North-West University (NWU) research study shows.

Green water treatment will benefit communities

Water is vital for living organisms but the quality of water is changing due to population growth and environmental changes. Could a miracle plant be the answer?

Here comes the next generation of eco-warriors

The future of the planet may not be as gloomy as many predict. A North-West University (NWU) researcher is doing her part to groom a new generation of eco-warriors armed with the knowledge and commitment to combat water scarcity and other challenges linked to climate change.

NWU's Engineering still at the forefront

A great honour was recently bestowed upon the North-West University's (NWU’s) Faculty of Engineering when their programme in mineral processing has been named under the top 100 best programs in the world in this field.

NWU Faculty of Law leads with legal giants

The North-West University’s (NWU’) Faculty of Law at the campus in Mahikeng stands on the shoulders of giants, associating itself with various experts in the legal fraternity.

NWU researcher impresses with engineering excellence

Prof Jan de Kock is an engineer that excels and who makes a difference. His excellence and involvement in the engineering industry was rewarded during the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers’ (SAIEE) recent 107th Annual Banquet.

NWU keeps its teaching environment relevant

The only thing that is constant is change. To keep up with change, the NWU often updates the content of its academic programmes.

Three keys unlock Loerie success for  students

 The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential; these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence and this was proved to be true when the Graphic Design students from the North West University yet again showcased their excellence at the 40th Annual Loerie Awards which took place in Durban on the 17th and 18th August 2018.