The process of revision of the language policy of the North-West University (NWU) has led to widespread and often constructive debate in the press, social media and among our stakeholders.
The university community is saddened by the unfortunate drowning of one our of students yesterday afternoon at about 15:00 on the Potchefstroom Campus. The 34-year old first-year student was at the university pool together with a friend. The incident was not related to any formal student or university activities.
The five-yearly revision of the North-West University's (NWU's) Language Policy and Plan (LPP) is taking place presently and includes an intensive consultation process with various structures and stakeholders. All policies of the NWU are in the process of being reviewed following the adoption of a new strategy, structure and statute.
South Africa has a shortfall of approximately 60 000 doctors in comparison to its peer countries. The North-West University (NWU) is looking into opening a school of medicine to help bridge this gap and to offer quality healthcare services to community members.
Two books have just been published on the creation of the North-West University (NWU) in 2004. The first decade of the merged university is also covered.
The North-West University (NWU) Council appointed Prof Marilyn Setlalentoa as the new deputy vice-chancellor for assigned functions and operations for its campus in Mahikeng during its meeting on 23 November. She is appointed for a term of five years.
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