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9 000 inquisitive minds explore Science Centre

Few would say no to a journey of discovery that is not only education but also a great stress reliever. It should come as no surprise then, that the North-West University's (NWU's) Science Centre on the Potchefstroom Campus has seen a spike in visitors in the past year.

US officials visit NWU School of Agriculture

Officials from the Department of Agriculture of the United States of America (USDA) visited the School of Agriculture on the Mafikeng Campus of the North-West University (NWU) on 16 March 2017.

NWU economics lecturer set to speak at world’s premier academic conference

Ms Hlompo Panelope Maruping, a lecturer from the Mafikeng Campus of the North-West University (NWU) has been invited by the academic selection committee of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) to be one of the speakers at the Annual International Conference on Business, Law and Economics.

NWU academic appointed to Mental Health Review Board

Dr Leepile Alfred Sehularo, psychiatry and mental health nursing lecturer in the Nursing Department on the Mafikeng Campus of the North-West University (NWU) has been appointed to the North West Provincial Mental Health Review Board by the MEC for Health, Dr Magome Masike.

Technology-enhanced learning to benefit student and institution: TELIT-SA

Researchers within the new research focus area of the North-West University (NWU), TELIT-SA, is hard at work to not only vest the entity but also to expand its reach and impact. TELIT-SA focuses on the theory and practice of learning technologies across an array of disciplines in higher education. In short: a dedicated focus on the practice of technology-enhanced learning.

Manufacturing sector not out of the woods yet – Dr Andre Mellet

The South African Economy showed negative growth in the final quarter of 2016. This negative growth can be contributed to the decline in two sectors, namely: mining and manufacturing. During an interview with RSG, well-known economist, Dr Andre Mellet from the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Vaal Triangle Campus, commented on the negative growth figures for the final quarter of 2016.

NWU academic presents inaugural lecture on micro-econometric modelling

Prof Abayomi Samuel Oyekale from the Mafikeng Campus of the North-West University (NWU) kick-started the first of six inaugural lectures for the 2017 academic year on 14 March 2017 with his lecture “Micro-econometric modelling in applied economic research: The pains, pitfalls and paradoxes”.

NWU Seminar tackles decolonisation of university education

On Friday, 10 March 2017 the Mafikeng Campus of the North-West University (NWU) hosted a Professionalism Seminar at the Mmabatho Palms resort. The seminar, “Decolonising University Education” was aimed at finding possible approaches and solutions to achieving quality decolonised education in higher learning institutions.

NWU Seminar tackles decolonisation of university education

On Friday, 10 March 2017 the Mafikeng Campus of the North-West University (NWU) hosted a Professionalism Seminar at the Mmabatho Palms resort. The seminar, “Decolonising University Education” was aimed at finding possible approaches and solutions to achieving quality decolonised education in higher learning institutions.

SOWASK puts cancer on the agenda

Social work students of the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU) recently did their part in the battle against cancer.

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