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Having grit goes a long way

It is the year 2000. The share price of a multi-billion dollar Fortune 500 company peaks at $90. Their recruitment strategy reads: Hire the best, fire the rest. At the time it seemed to work, only it didn’t. That company was Enron.

Commodity risk management: students g(r)ain experience

Economic instability has changed the way in which companies operate. Long gone are the days when decisions were made solely with the help of forecasts and projections. Risk management has become an integral part of good management and governance.

GeeXpo 2018: blowing minds and tickling science fancies

Are you dreaming of a career in science and technology? If so, GeeXpo 2018 is just for you! Diarise Saturday, 13 October and make sure you take part in the North-West University’s (NWU’s) largest annual science and information technology expo.

Alumnus connects business dots for young entrepreneurs

The North-West University (NWU) is passionate about entrepreneurship and proudly acts as an enabler for the next generation of successful entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs such as Nkateko Rafael Khoza.

Grooming future engineers

In an effort to educate learners about the different fields of engineering, the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Faculty of Engineering is hosting a four-day Engineering Week from 1 to 4 October.

NWU’s solar car fuels inspiration among youth

Two birds with one stone: celebrating the North-West University’s (NWU’s) solar car’s success, and investing in our leaders of tomorrow.

EWP: Changing the face of entrepreneurship in South Africa

It is a proven fact that investing in female entrepreneurs results in job creation, new sources of revenue and innovative contributions to community.

NWU parasitologist awarded for research excellence

Edward Netherlands is an inspiring researcher who is continuously challenging the boundaries of existing scientific knowledge. His most recent accolade vests him as one of the country’s most productive and innovative young male researchers.

Cannabis judgment paves way for research development

The global discourse around cannabis prohibition has gained significant momentum over the course of the last 15 years. This is largely due to a growing realisation of the need for reform.

Phoenix rises at the NWU

From the ashes of Naledi a Phoenix rises. The North-West University’s (NWU’s) new solar car from the Faculty of Engineering, Phoenix, is fluffing its feathers to spread its wings during the Sasol Solar Challenge that starts on 22 September in Pretoria and ends in Stellenbosch.