The North-West University’s (NWU) Science Centre on its campus in Potchefstroom recently hosted a successful National Science Week (NSW).
Joné Kruger (19), a pharmacy student from the North West University (NWU) is the new African Heptathlon champion. She won the title at the recent Junior African Games in Tlemcen, Algeria.The Junior African Games are held every two years for African athletes under the age of 20.
Why is mathematics being singled out as the main culprit for poor pass rates? This is the question asked by Prof Robert Balfour, Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Teaching-Learning, at the North-West University (NWU), after the Department of Basic Education (DBE) announced proposed changes to the passing requirements for Grades 7 to 9, specifically involving mathematics.
The devastating Knysna fires left some of the most beautiful parts in the Eastern Cape in ruins, and in the midst of this unprecedented damage many people are without houses, without food, without anything.
Ever since he was a little boy he learnt how to work with draught-oxen by listening to the “old people” and fundi, and today he is one of the few experts in the country on this topic.
A first-year student of the North-West University (NWU) who obtained eight distinctions in her matric year in spite of a major setback, recently shared a special message with the community.