Local Economic Development (LED) is not only a buzz word of late, but an integral tool in local and community decision –making processes.
The Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU Vaal) is a buzz with activity with the new intake of first year students arriving on campus to register.
The Vaal Triange Campus of the North-West University (NWU Vaal) is making its impact felt nationally within the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) realm.
It is estimated that more than 120 million women are starting or running new businesses in 67 economies around the world. In addition, an estimated 98 million are running established businesses.
“It is important for us to welcome our new intake of first year students into the fold of our campus in such a way that they – from the word go, feel part of our family. We aim to do so by not only assisting them to adjust academically but also socially and emotionally.”
“We do not want you to simply survive your first year at university; we want you to have a great experience!” This is according to Ms Prem Coopoo, the newly appointed Dean of Student Affairs on the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU Vaal).
The 25th of February 2015 is known as Budget Day in South Africa and all eyes and ears will be on Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene as he tables the 2015 National Budget in Parliament.
Burnout and stress are familiar terms in research on wellbeing at the workplace whilst flourishing and virtuousness are much less commonplace. Focusing on the positive rather than the negative is an attribute that makes Prof Ian Rothmann and his fellow researchers at the Vaal Triangle Campus’s Optentia research focus area stand out.
The inauguration of Prof Dan Kgwadi as the second vice-chancellor of the NWU marks the beginning of a new and exciting era for the university. Supporting him is the King of the Royal Bafokeng Nation, Kgosi Leruo Tshekedi Molotlegi, who was reinstalled as chancellor of the NWU.