Two alumni from the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Vaal Triangle Campus, Wouter Pienaar and Ettienne van Rensburg, took centre stage during the 28th annual Caxton Excellence Awards which recently took place at the Silver Star Casino in Krugersdorp.
Bernedette Muthien, internationally known South African expert on issues of gender equity, nonviolence, and gender-based violence, will act as keynote speaker during the 8th International Conference on Social Sciences (ICSS) – a collaboration between the North-West University’s Vaal Triangle Campus (NWU Vaal) and the Social Sciences Research Society in Turkey.
Researchers within the new research focus area of the North-West University (NWU), TELIT-SA, is hard at work to not only vest the entity but also to expand its reach and impact. TELIT-SA focuses on the theory and practice of learning technologies across an array of disciplines in higher education. In short: a dedicated focus on the practice of technology-enhanced learning.
The South African Economy showed negative growth in the final quarter of 2016. This negative growth can be contributed to the decline in two sectors, namely: mining and manufacturing. During an interview with RSG, well-known economist, Dr Andre Mellet from the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Vaal Triangle Campus, commented on the negative growth figures for the final quarter of 2016.
Social work students of the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU) recently did their part in the battle against cancer.
If you thought that ‘entrepreneurship’ is just another buzzword of the times we live in, think again! This buzzword implies action and for the members of the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Vaal Triangle branch of ENACTUS South Africa, entrepreneurship is a way of living.
Three PhD students from the Optentia research focus area on the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU) recently invited role players from the community to join them around the boardroom table to discuss the very real problem of unemployment.
Prof Vera Roos from the Optentia Research Focus Area at the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU), and her research collaborator Prof Jaco Hoffman (NWU Potchefstroom Campus) recently received funding to implement an intervention resulting from research about a municipal care system for older persons.
To the winner goes the spoils! The weekend saw North-West University (NWU) alumna Shannon Roscher (25) being announced as the 2017 Woman of Stature: Youth Ambassador during a glitzy ceremony held at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg.
When you listen to Jerry Lesele and Mpho Masia talking about their time as students of the North-West University’s Vaal Triangle Campus (NWU), it becomes clear that their university experience was about much more than just graduating.
To the victors go the spoils – or in this case, the Faranani off-campus residence of the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University (NWU). As winners of the 2017 rendition of the First Years Carnival, the residence was awarded a cash prize of R10 000 by Prof Linda du Plessis, acting campus rector.
Trafficking in persons is a serious crime and a grave violation of human rights. Every year, thousands of men, women and children fall prey to traffickers, in their own countries and abroad. Unfortunately, human trafficking is also a reality in South Africa.