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.
The North-West University’s (NWU) Science Centre on its campus in Potchefstroom recently hosted a successful National Science Week (NSW).
On Tuesday 22 August at 13:00, the Faculty of Engineering at the North-West University (NWU) will be launching Naledi, the 2017 iteration of the solar car at The Roots in Potchefstroom.
The NWU Puk Choir charmed audiences with their exceptional singing talent during the recent 54th International Choir Competition in Spittal, Austria, and as a result received the prize as the audience’s favourite choir.
North-West University (NWU) student, Caster Semenya, walked away with a gold medal for her exceptional performance during the women's 800m final at the IAAF World Championships in London.
North-West University (NWU) student, Simon “Sais” du Plooy, has become an international singing sensation overnight.Three months ago Sais, an LLB student on the NWU’s campus in Potchefstroom, posted a video of himself encouraging South Africans to make the country a better place by coming together and uniting.
New mothers at the North-West University (NWU) returning from maternity leave will no longer have to struggle to find a place to express their breastmilk. With August being Breastfeeding Awareness Month, the NWU has officially opened its first breastfeeding room on the campus in Potchefstroom.
Joné Kruger (19), a pharmacy student from the North West University (NWU) is the new African Heptathlon champion. She won the title at the recent Junior African Games in Tlemcen, Algeria.The Junior African Games are held every two years for African athletes under the age of 20.
We live in a fast-changing world where yesteryear’s science fiction is becoming today’s reality. Imagine, with the flick of a button, being able to instantly create anything you need or want, from essential parts for appliances to toys and even plastic flowers.
Why is mathematics being singled out as the main culprit for poor pass rates? This is the question asked by Prof Robert Balfour, Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Teaching-Learning, at the North-West University (NWU), after the Department of Basic Education (DBE) announced proposed changes to the passing requirements for Grades 7 to 9, specifically involving mathematics.
The North-West University’s (NWU’s) School of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering hosted the South African Network for Nuclear Education, Science and Technology (SAN – NEST) workshop on “Future Nuclear” research and knowledge creation, also known as “Green Frontiers” on 3 July 2017.
"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships." These words of famous basketball star, Michael Jordan, rang true when the North-West University (NWU), together with SUNfarming, a solar energy company, came out tops at the recent Intersolar Awards that were held in Europe.