Children in South Africa are still in trouble. This became evident during the launch of the Healthy Active Kids SA Report Card (HAKSA) in Johannesburg on Wednesday 24 May. The report card is spearheaded by Discovery Health and the Sport Science Institute of South Africa, with the NWU playing a major role in the drafting thereof.
A group of municipal officials from various technical departments attended the first ever solar training workshop specially developed for municipalities. Local governments from all over the country were represented during the three-day course at the North-West University (NWU).
A doctoral student from the North-West University (NWU) is one of five hand-picked young scientists in South Africa who were nominated by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) to rub shoulders with various Novel Prize winners.
Petronel Malan is one of South Africa’s most loved concert pianists and can boast with Grammy nominations, The American Prize for Excellence in the Arts, five first prizes at international piano competitions and Kanna- and KykNET Fiësta awards.
Two researchers at the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Potchefstroom were recently honoured by the South African Academy for Science and Arts.
A prestigious publication with the inspiring story of the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the North-West University (NWU) over the past more than a hundred years was recently published.
Cheers rang out on the Friday afternoon of 31 March as the South Africa Institute for Chartered Accountants (SAICA) released the results of the Initial Test of Competence (ITC: qualifying exam part 1). “It gives me great pleasure to announce that, with a 94% pass rate for first-time candidates, the North-West University (NWU) achieved the first position in the country in terms of pass rate. No other university had a pass rate of 90% or above.”