Empowering the youth of today by investing in their future will bring about a meaningful change that turns potential into power.
Over the last few years it has become increasingly evident that interruptions in electricity supply will become part of the South African lifestyle. The North-West University (NWU) has therefore embarked on a journey that will positively contribute towards the sustainability of electricity supply, energy efficiency and the environment.
The North-West University (NWU) celebrated its star lecturers during its Institutional Teaching Excellence Awards ceremony (ITEA). This annual event took place on 14 March at the Snowflake venue in Potchefstroom.
South Africa is one of the countries with the highest statistics of violence against women and children in the world. Despite progressive laws and policies designed to address these unacceptable levels of gender-based violence (GBV) – it has not yet translated into action on the ground.
It is safe to say that the state of South Africa’s mental wellbeing is in severe crisis. Statistics released by the South African Depression and Anxiety Group puts it that as many as one in six South Africans suffers from anxiety, depression or substance-use problems – and this does not include more serious conditions such as bipolar disorder or schizophrenia.
Handling change and facing challenges are certainties in South Africa and range from coping with changes in our everyday world to facing severe trauma.
It is with great sadness that the North-West University (NWU) community learnt about the passing of Prof Melville Saayman on 14 March at the age of 53.
After more than a decade, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has announced the implementation of the much talked about carbon tax bill.
On 27 and 28 February and 1 March, the Faculty of Humanities at the North-West University (NWU) played host to Queer Visualities: African Perspectives, Other Perspectives. The event was opened by Prof Pamela Maseko, executive dean of the faculty.
A prominent and seasoned Setswana author and academic at the North-West University (NWU), Prof Shole Shole, is involved in a landmark literary translation project.
The North-West University (NWU), in conjunction with the North West provincial Department of Culture, Arts and Traditional Affairs (CATA), recently hosted a memorial lecture to celebrate the legacy of Prof Keorapetse “Bra Willie” Kgosietsile, a South African poet laureate, political activist and academic.
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