All indications are that the recent national Student Entrepreneurship Week – as coordinated by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) – was a great success. At the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Vanderbijlpark, students from all disciplines took part in an Entrepreneurship Boot Camp.
The lasting legacy of apartheid is that most South Africans have stayed in their cultural bubbles. "We have never made the real effort to learn about the people we share the country with," explains Prof Henri Bezuidenhout from the North-West University's (NWU’s) School of Economics and one of the country's foremost experts on cultural intelligence.
Since the inception of the CANSA Relay for Life movement in South Africa 12 years ago, scores of communities have mobilised in the fight against cancer. This year will see the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Vanderbijlpark play host, for the fifth consecutive year, to the regional rendition of the annual Relay for Life event.
The North-West University (NWU) is known for the way in which it unlocks the future for students, and by doing so enabling them to make their dreams come true. During the recent national Student Entrepreneurship Week – or #SEW2017 – this empowering spirit paved the way for the composition of the first-ever youth chamber of commerce in Vanderbijlpark.
Former student leader, Sydney Madibo is no stranger to the small screen. As the winner of the popular reality programme; One Day Leader (season 5), he is accustomed to debating issues of leadership and youth development in front of the camera.
The Black Lawyers Association recently treated law students of the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Vanderbijpark to an evening filled with golden rules and tricks of the trade about life in the courtroom.
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