At the meeting of the NWU Council on 16 March 2017, Dr Mzubanzi Bismark Tyobeka was elected as the new chairperson who will steer the Council for the next three years. This follows the expiry of the previous chairperson, Adv Johan Kruger's term of office at the end of March 2017. He did not avail himself for re-election.
The new academic year is off to a good start with enthusiastic students registering on all three of the North-West University’s (NWU) campuses. As on 26 January nearly 7 000 first years have already enrolled. The NWU’s target for first-year enrolments for 2017 is 8 894.
The North-West University (nwu) held its seventh annual Spokespersons of the Year awards evening for the 2015 period on 15 November 2016. Academics, researchers and other NWU faculty members were acknowledged for their positive contribution to the media landscape by sharing their expertise.
The North-West University’s (NWU’s) tourism and theology academics raked in top honours at this year’s Excellence in Research Awards on 28 October. They took the titles of Most Productive Senior Researcher and Most Productive Junior Researcher for the second and fourth time in a row, respectively.
I have taken note of news reports about sexual harassment claims made by staff at the NWU and wish to place the following on record:
We take any complaint of sexual harassment very seriously as we did in the case referred to in a recent News24 report. We are committed to upholding the human dignity of our staff and students without fear or favour and to create an environment free of sexual harassment.
The North-West University (NWU) has commenced with a process of restructuring to enable the implementation of a new strategy approved by Council in November 2015.
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