Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law

Full accreditation for NWU’s LLB

The management of the North-West University (NWU) is pleased with the recent announcement by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) that the NWU Bachelor of Laws (LLB) programme has received full accreditation. The CHE’s response bears relation to the submission of the NWU Progress Report submitted to them in October 2018.

Jeanne-Mari graduates against all odds

Graduations are memorable milestones in the lives of students who have put in the late nights, time and energy to move one step closer to their dreams and Jeanne-Mari Viviers has proven to be an inspiration for all.

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).

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 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.

An opportunity for constitutional redemption: Zimbabwe, Chamisa and Mnangagwa

Prof Ilyayambwa Mwanawina, a law expert from the North-West University (NWU), shares his opinion on the impending ruling of the Zimbabwean Constitutional Court on the challenge lodged by Nelson Chamisa of the Zimbabwean Movement for Democratic Change (MDC).

NWU Law students soar in annual competition

The North-West University’s (NWU’s) Faculty of Law, in partnership with South African legal publishing entity JUTA, hosted the annual Mock Trial Competition at the Mahikeng High Court.

NWU’s Law Faculty assists rape survivors for Mandela Day

The Faculty of Law at North-West University (NWU) does not only provide quality legal education and undertake focused research, but is also involved in the community – as was the case in this year's Nelson Mandela Day project.

NWU academic speaks at international law conference

Prof Melvin Mbao, an academic in the Faculty of Law at the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Mahikeng, attended and delivered a paper at the 7th Annual International Conference on Law, Regulations and Public Policy that was held in Singapore from 24 to 25 June 2018.

Taxing answers to carbon emissions

Studies have shown South Africa is one of the world’s largest carbon emitters. Dr Michelle Barnard, a senior lecturer from the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Faculty of Law, has pledged to try and change this.