All indications are that the recent national Student Entrepreneurship Week – as coordinated by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) – was a great success. At the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Vanderbijlpark, students from all disciplines took part in an Entrepreneurship Boot Camp.
Since the inception of the CANSA Relay for Life movement in South Africa 12 years ago, scores of communities have mobilised in the fight against cancer. This year will see the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Vanderbijlpark play host, for the fifth consecutive year, to the regional rendition of the annual Relay for Life event.
The North-West University (NWU) is known for the way in which it unlocks the future for students, and by doing so enabling them to make their dreams come true. During the recent national Student Entrepreneurship Week – or #SEW2017 – this empowering spirit paved the way for the composition of the first-ever youth chamber of commerce in Vanderbijlpark.
Former student leader, Sydney Madibo is no stranger to the small screen. As the winner of the popular reality programme; One Day Leader (season 5), he is accustomed to debating issues of leadership and youth development in front of the camera.
The Black Lawyers Association recently treated law students of the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Vanderbijpark to an evening filled with golden rules and tricks of the trade about life in the courtroom.
Starting out on your journey as a university student is an adjustment. Although it is a time filled with excitement, it is a stressful process for everyone – more so for a disabled student. Think about it: apart from missing home, making new friends, finding your place in the residence and memorising your class timetable – to mention but a few challenges, disabled students will experience the same worries and more.