Faculty of Theology

Faculty of Theology

The science behind absent fathers

A large number of South African children are living their lives without the presence of a father figure. The issue of absent fathers has been a major problem in the country for a number of years.

NWU's Jennifer Kalanko is Mrs Africa International

A staff member of the Faculty of Theology at the Potchefstroom Campus of the North-West University (NWU) was recently crowned as one of the title holders of Mrs Africa International.

Collaboration agreement focuses on community development

A collaboration agreement was concluded between the North-West University (NWU) and a distance-teaching organisation to help alleviate the socio-economic circumstances and level of teaching in disadvantaged areas.

Staff thanked for a total of 2 680 service years

During a recent recognition event staff with a total of 2 680 years of service were praised for their years of service at the North-West University’s Potchefstroom Campus.

Great honour for NWU emeritus professor in Theology

An emeritus professor of the Faculty of Theology at the North-West University (NWU) was recently honoured for his publications and study of the original languages of the Bible.

Let’s stand together!

Dear reader, let me start by saying that it is going well on our Campus! This, despite attempts to depict us as racist or as an apartheid enclave. We must not allow these unwarranted labels to drag us down, but rather celebrate and embrace our true character and identity!

Extraordinary professor honoured in a special way

Various theologians of the North-West University (NWU) took part in a special conference during which one of its extraordinary professors in the New Testament was honoured with a Festschrift. Prof Jan du Rand received the special edition of In die Skriflig/In Luce Verbi on his 70th birthday as Festschrift in which many of his colleagues and former students made contributions during the past years.

The vice-chancellor, Prof Dan Kgwadi, congratulates the new campus rector, Prof Fika Janse van Rensburg, after the ceremonial gowning

Academic year officially opened

“This campus of the North-West University is like a tree with its roots deeply embedded in its heritage with its rich history and character. The winds of change can blow, but the roots will keep the tree upright.” This was the message of Prof Fika Janse van Rensburg during the official opening of the academic year of the Potchefstroom Campus.

New NWU office reaches out to the community

The North-West University (NWU) considers its involvement in communities a very high priority. That is why community service, along with research and training, is the foundation on which the university rests.

NWU Library opens excellent new information commons

Libraries are usually associated with silence – something that the Ferdinand Postma Library on the Potchefstroom Campus of the North-West University (NWU) had to abandon for almost eight months. However, the end result was something that one would find in any library at a world-class university.

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