The School of Basic Sciences on the Vaal Triangle Campus (NWU Vaal) will host the first symposium on Regional History Studies in South Africa on Friday, 27 November 2015.
Prof Jacqueline Stavros is synonymous with the field of applied positive organisational psychology and soon she will also be linked to the Optentia Research Focus Area on the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU).
Professor Linda du Plessis, currently the Vice-Rector for Academic, Quality and Planning will act as Campus Rector from 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2016.
With the year nearing the end, most people will spend the next month getting ready for the festive season - enjoying big family lunches, lounging around and inevitably over-indulging. Mr Christiaan Bekker from the School of Behavioural Sciences on the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU Vaal) took up the challenge to remind staff and students about the importance of being diabetic smart.
Prof Tumi Khumalo and Dr Janvier Rugira of the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU Vaal), recently presented a public lecture at the School of Human and Social Sciences at Daystar University, Nairobi Campus in Kenya.
If you thought that beauty pageants were just about high fashion and desirability, you are mistaken. At the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU Vaal) the annual Miss and Mr NWU Vaal pageant represents a celebration of confidence, charisma and talent.
As from 2016 the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU Vaal) will be offering a unique honours programme in Medical Sociology.
“The creation of a diversified local economy, which is focused on the creation of jobs and improved quality of life. All economic initiatives should include social development and pro-poor programmes which are balanced and in line with the endeavour to be the Golden Vaal River region, providing opportunities in abundance to residents”.
“Local economic development is everyone’s business, including residents, businesses, industry, entrepreneurs and government.” This is according to Dr Danie Meyer, a lecturer within the School of Economic Sciences on the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU Vaal).
The Vaal Triangle region is in a state of transition and herein lies the key to unlocking the attainment of sustainable local economic development. This is according to Prof Edward Blakely, an extraordinary professor in the School of Economic Sciences on the North-West University´s (NWU´s) Vaal Triangle Campus, and the leading global authority on urban planning and development.
There is just something about a decorated Christmas tree that makes young and old feel excited. With this in mind, staff from the Food Services Department of the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Vaal Triangle Campus came up with a campus community project with a difference.
Who better to discuss issues pertaining to local economic development in the Vaal Triangle region than the Executive Mayor of the Emfuleni Local Municipality, Cllr Simon Mofokeng?