It is said that sweat plus sacrifice equals success. When one looks at the scorecard of the past weekend, the rugby teams from the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Vanderbijlpark seem to be in agreement.
“Violence is a huge problem within our society. It doesn’t only come with physical and emotional cost, but also with an economic cost. People who have experienced violence have higher incidences of illness and early death and can therefore not contribute to the economy in the long run.”
Many karateka dream of it but very few ever have the opportunity to visit the Land of the Rising Sun. Stephen Moeketsi, a final-year BEd student of the North-West University (NWU) is one of the lucky few who gets to visit the home of karate: Japan.
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.
Birdlife South Africa (BLSA)’s conservation leaders recently participated in a successful risk identification workshop presented by Prof Hermien Zaaiman, associate professor and manager of the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Centre for Applied Risk Management (UARM).
Did you know that according to the National Development Plan (NDP), accounting is not only viewed as a scarce skill within the public service delivery arena, but is also regarded as a vehicle to overcome poverty and inequality?