Known for their life-affirming virtuosity and irresistible charm, the King’s Singers, one of the UK’s most popular a cappella vocal ensembles, will be touring South Africa in February 2017.
World Prematurity Day is celebrated annually on 17 November as a worldwide event to create awareness about prematurity. One in every 10 babies arrive early - before 37 weeks of pregnancy is completed. According to Prof Welma Lubbe, a researcher and academic at the North-West University’s (NWU’s) School of Nursing Science, one of the most effective interventions to deal with prematurity is human milk banking.
For many a student the jump between the classroom and the private sector is a bridge too far. Adaptation is a struggle and, more often than not, it is this initial readjustment period that will determine whether the first phase of a young employee´s career is a resounding success or not. The North-West University´s (NWU´s) Business Mathematics and Informatics (BMI) students are the exception to the rule.
The fourth annual Science, Engineering, Technology, Health and Innovation Explosions (SETHI) recently took place where faculties of the North-West University (NWU) had the opportunity to showcase their research and innovation to the different industries in an entertaining manner.
It´s not every day that a School turns 50 years old. Not only 50 years of existence, but 50 years of providing quality education. These were the words of the North-West University´s (NWU´s) vice-chancellor, Prof Dan Kgwadi, at the School of Nursing´s half-century celebration event.
Around 25 former learners from the Wilgerivier High School in Frankfort were entertained by the Rector of the Potchefstroom Campus of the North-West University.
Was this the best year for sport the North-West University’s Potchefstroom Campus has ever seen? Will there be such a year again? This was the question that James Stoffberg, Director: NWU Puksport, asked at Puksport’s year-end function at Christa Gali on Wednesday evening, 19 October.
A study of nutrition in infants in South Africa, of which preliminary findings were presented today at the Micronutrient Forum Global Conference, has found that children that consumed a lipid-based nutrient supplement, experienced better growth and development, and significantly improved iron levels.
Political instability and poor economic conditions, like those South Africa is currently experiencing, are a method of cross-pollination that gives rise to risk. Many businesses and investors in South Africa see nothing but this, so that they often do only short-term planning and thus cut the proverbial wings of their business.
The Faculty of Engineering at the North-West University´s (NWU´s) Potchefstroom Campus has joined hands with SUNfarming, one of the 10 major photovoltaic (PV) project developing companies in Germany, to launch an initiative that will significantly improve the quality of life of many communities, especially those in rural areas.
Eight-and-a- half minutes. An eternity, and then a bit more. The evening of 11 April at the Danie Craven Stadium in Stellenbosch was a euphoric nightmare. Ka-dwa-ka-dwa-ka-dwa – the battering rams of NWU Pukke hammered against Jericho’s walls. Time was up and still the clock ticked on. Marno Redelinghuys broke through. Rhyno Smith kicked through.
International teachers’ day was recently celebrated in a festive manner at the Potchefstroom Campus of the North-West University (NWU). Learners from high schools in Potchefstroom entertained students, school learners and staff with singing, recitations and a dance item.