This month the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences on the Potchefstroom Campus of the North-West University (NWU) proudly opened the doors of its Centre for Economic Literacy.
Chemical engineers at the North-West University (NWU), together with experts in the industry, just released a first-in-the-world reactor that will hold great benefits for industries and the man on the street.
When the 21-year old Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters was announced as Miss South Africa 2017 on 26 March, the whole of the North-West University (NWU) and all its stakeholders, cheered as one. For the first time in history, an alumna of the NWU walked away with this crown.
A national honour recently bestowed two experts of the North-West University (NWU). Prof Jeanetta du Plessis and Prof Richard Gordon, both from the Centre of Excellence in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmacen), were appointed as members of the National Health Research Committee.
R3 523 735.10. It is an amount that changes lives, it is an amount that makes a bleak day a better one. It is a record amount that was distributed to various individuals, schools, projects and welfare institutions during the North-West University’s (NWU’s) annual Student Rag Community Service (SRCS) pay-out function.
On Tuesday, 28 March, Christian Bester together with pianist Laetitia Orlandi and French horn player Shannon Armer, will present a recital of American art songs.
Women in the arts are currently the focus of artworks in the North-West University’s (NWU’s) art gallery at the Potchefstroom Campus.
Three former students from the North-West University (NWU) again underlined why the School of Accounting Sciences is an institute par excellence.
A portfolio of clinical research programmes are set to launch on South African soil with the potential to enhance the scientific understanding of what is expected to become the most common cause of death in South Africa - non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Researchers studying cardiovascular diseases and it’s risk factors at the North-West University (NWU) just received significant funding to help alleviate this huge African risk.
Many pairs of brothers have made their mark in the history of aviation. Just think of the Wright brothers, the Bell brothers and the Taylor brothers. However, the Jonker brothers from Potchefstroom are second to none and in the past 10 years have stirred up the world glider market with their business, Jonker Sailplanes.
A student from the North-West University (NWU) and his friend are the only two young men from the North West Province who are finalists in the Mr Junior South Africa Competition. Daniel Asiwe and his friend, Mandla Mbotho, share a passion for community service that they have learnt from their parents. Both are also finalists in the Face of South Africa Competition.
What is the economic value of lion breeding in South Africa? This was the question Prof Melville Saayman and Prof Peet van der Merwe of the research unit TREES (Tourism Research in Economic Environs and Society and members of the South Africa Predators Association) asked when certain pressure groups again asked for captive lion breeding to be banned.