In 2013 several schools within the Fezile Dabi Education District had a 0% pass rate for accounting during the National Senior Certificate Examination. After the School of Accounting Sciences on the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU Vaal) intervened in 2014, the district came out on top in the Free State (with a 81% pass rate) and also claimed the second spot in the national rankings.
“A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” This quote by the late Christopher Reeves, actor (he achieved stardom for his motion picture portrayal of the comic book superhero Superman) and activist for research and awareness about people with spinal cord injuries, speaks to the very heart of the Vaal Triangle Campus’s annual Disability Day.
Did you know that although women make up about 50 percent of the world population (and 40 percent of the global workforce), they own only about one percent of the world’s wealth?
The Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU Vaal) was recently awarded the second prize in the Best Exhibitor Competition, in the category for universities, during the annual Sasol Techno X Career Exhibition.
Prof Linda du Plessis, acting campus rector of the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU Vaal), wishes to share the following message with all members of the campus community.
On Friday 9 September 2016 the Vaal Triangle Campus Library will host its sixth annual Read-A-Thon themed: “A night at the library”.
If you want to take part in the 2016 rendition of Casual Day you need to hurry-up, since there are only eight days left till the start of South Africa’s foremost fundraising campaign for persons with disabilities.
The Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU Vaal) recently recognised the teaching and research achievements of its academic staff members in an elegant fashion.
“In the late 1960s my uncle had just bought a 1966 Opel Record for R1 000 and it cost just R4,20 to fill the tank.” This is just one of the stories shared during the recent NWU Vaal Alumni Gala Event which took place at the Quest Conference Estate in Vanderbijlpark.
The Optentia Research Focus Area on the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU Vaal) is hosting a Research Day on 8 September 2016.
Members of the Vaal Triangle Campus’s Football Club recently had the opportunity to show their mettle against a development team of the Kaizer Chiefs Football Club during a friendly match hosted at the campus sports grounds.
The rights of men and their equal standing to women was the main issue on the agenda at the “Monna tseba: Men’s rights are human rights” seminar which recently took place at the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU Vaal).