Playing sports teaches life lessons like discipline, responsibility, self-confidence, accountability, and teamwork. In the case of hockey players on the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Vanderbijlpark, sport also aids in lessoning the financial burden associated with university studies.
Ask any news editor: good news does not sell newspapers. Prof Hans Henrik Knoop, extraordinary professor at the Optentia research focus area on the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Vanderbijlpark, warns about the dangers that the current kind of journalism holds for a democratic society.
Six years after the establishment of the very first alumni advisory committee at the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Vanderbijlpark, the committee is still making its impact felt.
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.
The North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Vanderbijlpark recently rolled out the red carpet in celebration of the outstanding performance of its CTA accounting students. These students – who are all busy with the Certificate in Theory of Accounting curriculum (an honours programme) – are preparing for admission to the 2019 SAICA (South African Institute of Chartered Accountants) qualifying exam in January.
Within the next 30 years the number of older people in Africa will grow from 46 million to 170 million. This is the problem that the continent will be facing by 2050, said Prof Jaco Hoffman from the Optentia research focus area at a recent Course on Social Gerontology in Southern Africa.