Phuti Mahanyele needs no formal introduction and is considered to be one of the most influential women in government and business today. In her professional capacity as the executive chairperson of Sigma Capital, an investment holding company, Phuti will form part of the high-level speaker line-up of the upcoming North-West University (NWU) Leadership Summit.
With the 2018 rendition of the Student Entrepreneurship Week (SEW2018) just a week away, the stage is set for a full programme on the North-West University’s (NWU) campus in Vanderbijlpark.
Given the economic climate of South Africa, entrepreneurs should be thought of as national assets to be developed, motivated and compensated to the greatest possible extent. Why, you ask? Because the value of entrepreneurs lie therein that they not only create wealth but also much needed jobs that ultimately stimulates economic growth.
After a very successful national Student Entrepreneurship Week (SEW) during 2017, the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) will once again team-up with institutions of higher learning to host the 2018 rendition of SEW from 20 to 23 August.
The 2018 rendition of the Eureka School’s Special Sports Day for high support learners will see the Vaal Triangle community join forces to ensure a fun-filled day for all the young participants. For the first time ever the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Vanderbijlpark will also join in the fun on 31 August 2018.
In accordance with the terms of an international Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the North-West University (NWU) and the Linnaeus University (LNU) in Sweden, several staff members, and students from both institutions of higher learning, will take part in a student/lecturer and research exchange collaboration programme.