Canoeists from across the region and members of the Watuni Canoe Club – situated at the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Vanderbijlpark – took to the water on Saturday, 24 June 2017, in remembrance of the late Gerhard Nel.
Reach for the sky or don’t even try. This well-known basketball saying rang true during the recent high-profile NWU Vaal Senior Basketball Tournament which took place at the Harry Gwala Sport Centre in Sasolburg. This year marks the third rendition of the tournament and saw Sasol and Anglo American coming on board as the main sponsors of the event.
Not many university campuses in South Africa can boast with canoeing as a competitive sporting code, but at the North-West University’s Vaal Triangle Campus (NWU Vaal), the sport is going from strength to strength.
The football club of the North-West University’s Vaal Triangle Campus has signalled their intentions for the remainder of the season by announcing the signing of four new players from the ranks of the Kaizer Chiefs Football Academy.
For third year education student, Nico “Spekkies” van Tonder, the year 2017 could not have started any better. Nico, who plays for the NWU Vaal Rugby Club, will be joining the North-West University’s Varsity Cup squad for the 2017 rendition of this very competitive and prestigious competition.
Many well-known photographers have produced incredible images that have stood the test of time, but it is not only their photographs that are inspirational. Good photographers have acute insight into the creative process and guide others in the way in they think about subjects and scenes. One such a photographer is Ettienne van Rensburg, alumnus of the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU).