This year the North-West University’s (NWU’s) School of Business and Governance and CANSA took hands with Tina Scholtz Academy to inform women from the surrounding community about breast cancer.
She collects awards on a regular basis. No, hearing her name called, asking her to come on stage is nothing new to Charonike Nel, station manager at PukFm 93.6 – the radio station on the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Potchefstroom.
Autism affects one in 68 children, and the earlier it is diagnosed, the more effectively it can be managed. The Institute for Psychology and Wellbeing at the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Potchefstroom is helping to raise awareness by hosting its second Autism Symposium. It will be held at the Dawie du Plessis Lecture Hall on 29 and 30 June, focusing on autism awareness and effecting change.
The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Mr Senzeni Zokwana, conveyed a message of hope and prosperity when he recently visited the North-West University's (NWU’s) SUNfarming project at its campus in Potchefstroom.
Prof Hans de Ridder, director of the School of Biokinetics, Recreation and Sport Science at the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Potchefstroom, has been appointed as a member of the board of directors of The Foundation of Global Community Health (GCH).
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.”
Thousands of people rely on the floodplain of the Lower Phongolo River in KwaZulu-Natal, as do millions of fish, frogs, birds, insects and other aquatic animals. But how can they all co-exist sustainably and what is needed to maintain the delicate balance of South Africa's biggest, richest and most diverse floodplain ecosystem?