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.
Every student knows the frustration of having to deal with lost or misplaced items. Think about the example of leaving your keys in the computer room and only realising it when you stand in front of your car. Thanks to the innovative thinking and programming skills of Phumudzo Muvhango, retracing your steps and finding your misplaced keys have just become a lot easier.
South Africa is experiencing an exponential crisis in terms of mathematics and science education. For the third year in a row the country has finished last in the World Economic Forum’s mathematics and science education quality rankings. In effect this means that SA’s performance in mathematics and sciences is lower than that of Nigeria, Mozambique, and Malawi.
The annual NWU Leadership Summit once again proved to be a very successful undertaking. Hosted on Thursday, 10 August 2017, the summit saw six of South Africa’s most brilliant business, private sector and entrepreneurial minds come together to share their expertise and experiences with delegates.
What better way to celebrate Women’s Month than to congratulate a young alumna of the North-West University (NWU) on being appointed as the CEO of Project Isizwe – the innovative Non-Profit Organisation (NPO) behind Africa’s most successful, large-scale free Wi-Fi network.
Being a gentleman isn’t a quirky personality trait. It is not an action you can turn on and off like a light switch. It is a lifestyle.
Students on the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Vanderbijlpark were recently treated to a public dialogue on service delivery and the role of the media in promoting good governance. The municipalities in the area - Sedibeng District Municipality and Midvaal Local Municipality - were invited to weigh in on the issue.