A much welcome result of the #FeesMustFall movement is that over the next three years, the South African government spending framework has made provision for the allocation of R57 billion towards fee-free higher education and training. However – according to Prof Ilyayambwa Mwanawina, associate professor at the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Faculty of Law, there is still a lot of groundwork to be done.
Dr Musawenkosi Saurombe, a postdoctoral fellow at the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Mahikeng is participating in the 2018 BRICS Youth Parliamentarian Forum as part of a delegation sent by the South African Youth for International Diplomacy (SAYID).
Prof Refilwe Phaswana-Mafuya, the North-West University’s (NWU’s) deputy vice-chancellor for research and innovation, was elected as fellow of the African Academy of Sciences (AAS).
Mr Tebogo Kupi, an academic and researcher from the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Mahikeng, recently attended a regional training course on nuclear safeguards and non-proliferation for the South African region in Centurion, Gauteng.
The Covenant University in Nigeria invited Prof Masood Khalique, an academic in the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences on the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Mahikeng, to present a series of lectures and to explore the possibility of research collaboration.
Newborn screening (NBS) is internationally recognised as essential in preventive healthcare practices. It involves the testing of newborn babies for treatable genetic conditions or inborn errors of metabolism that may not be apparent at birth.
All newborn babies’ tests in South Africa are screened by the NBS laboratory at the North-West University (NWU).
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