“Have you seen the shops? The Christmas season is here, without a doubt and I am very excited! Christmas is the time of year when you can – and should, give your hand to a friend in need.”
Home is where the anchor drops. This well-known saying definitely rings true for the honours degree class of 2015 of the School of Behavioural Sciences (within the Faculty Humanities) on the Vaal Triangle Campus.
“May your dedication and hard work be rewarded with success beyond your wildest imagination. You are the leaders of tomorrow and completing your school career is the first step towards realising your potential and contributing to a prosperous South Africa.”
Section 27 of the South African Constitution declares that “everyone has the right to sufficient food” and that the State must – within the constraints of its available resources, take reasonable legislative and other measures to achieve this basic right.
“An inaugural lecture represents momentous success for any member of academia and as such it should be celebrated and applauded.”
“An innovative workshop that will focus on economic coordination, successes and implementation for the Vaal Triangle Region.”
VANDERBIJLPARK- Remember the names Tshegofatso Khutsoane and Lesego More, who are studying towards becoming legal practitioners of note. The two recently represented the NWU Vaal at the 24th annual Moot Court Competition which took place at the University of Zambia, in the Republic of Zambia.
Prof Jaco Gericke – a researcher based within the School of Basic Sciences on the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU Vaal), is being lauded internationally for his book: “The Hebrew Bible and Philosophy of Religion”.
Several North-West University (NWU) academic staff members from the Department of Industrial Psychology in the School of Behavioural Sciences feature prominently on the Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology of South Africa (SIOPSA).
Prof Elize van Eeden, a researcher and senior lecturer at the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU Vaal), heads-up a multidisciplinary research team focusing on the mining community of Bekkersdal – west of Johannesburg.
“We firmly believe in the concept of paying it forward. We received so much – in both formal and informal education during our time at the Vaal Triangle Campus, we naturally want others to reap the same rewards we did.” Having said this, Jerry Lesele and Mpho Mosia – both alumni of the North-West University, took great pride in handing over a donation of R14 310 towards the campus’s Feather Fund.
What happens when you invite 350 young alumni to a picnic on the banks of the Vaal River on a sunny Saturday afternoon? Add to this good music and a traditional braai and the answer is quite simple: A reunion unlike any other!