Latest rankings highlight NWU’s quality subjects

The North-West University (NWU) is one of the best tertiary education institutions for education towards a professional career. This has been reconfirmed by the latest rankings by the Times Higher Education (THE) World Rankings, which place the NWU among the top local universities.

THE’s 2022 rankings that were released on 13 October highlight the quality of the NWU’s subject offerings not only locally, but also internationally.

Locally, the NWU features among the cream of the crop. It is in the fifth position among 10 local higher-education institutions in the field of Business and Economics. This ranking is two positions better than last year.

The NWU is placed in the sixth position in both the field of Law (the same as last year) and that of Social Sciences (moving up two positions in this field). It maintained the seventh position in the field of Education.

The three-minute thesis shows less is more

Concise, clear communication is imperative in the academic realm. It is a skill to make your research vision heard and an even greater one to make it understood.

Enter the Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition. The competition was developed by the University of Queensland. Master’s-…

Latest rankings highlight NWU’s quality subjects

​The North-West University (NWU) is one of the best tertiary education institutions for education towards a professional career. This has been reconfirmed by the latest rankings by the Times Higher Education (THE) World Rankings, which place the NWU among the top local universities.

THE’s 2022 rankings that were released on 13 October…

The key to success is education

The North-West University (NWU) fully understands that the key to success is education, and over the years its supplementary teaching programme, Ikateleng, has afforded thousands of learners the opportunity to succeed.

This year, the university and Northam Platinum Mine are helping even more learners to reach their goals…

Bodybuilders fly the NWU flag high at national championships

Seven bodybuilding athletes from the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Mahikeng Campus participated in the Bodybuilding South African National Championships that took place on 2 and 3 October 2021.

They showed their mettle, and three of them…

NWU to lead agricultural intervention to empower local communities

To promote mental health and wellbeing and prevent substance abuse among young people in Lokaleng village in Mahikeng, the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences will be leading the agricultural intervention section of the multi-sectoral collaborative care community intervention…

NWU School of Nursing launches school-based cardiovascular healthcare programme

Cardiovascular disease is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa. So says Nombulelo Zenani from the North-West University’s (NWU’s) School of Nursing.

She adds that the prevalence of these diseases is often…

NWU to launch project to promote mental health and prevent substance abuse

The high prevalence of mental health problems and substance abuse among adults and young people within communities have been reported across the country, and the North West province is no exception. 

To address this problem, the North-West University’s (NWU’s) faculties of Law, Health Sciences, and Natural and Agricultural Sciences, and…

NWU among the best in engineering studies

The North-West University (NWU) is one of the top institutions in South Africa in engineering studies. This is according to the latest rankings by subject by Times Higher Education (THE) that list the NWU in the third position (the same as last year) among nine local higher-education institutions in the field of…

NWU student aims to empower learners with his book on academic excellence

North-West University (NWU) final-year LLB student Thapelo John Segoabe has put pen to paper to share his thoughts on academic excellence.  The 22-year old Thapelo hails from Madikwe township and his academic prowess speaks for itself.

Before he enrolled for his LLB degree, he completed a BCom Law degree at the NWU and boasts 15…

Two new online art exhibitions at the NWU

On 29 September the North-West University (NWU) Gallery launched two new online art exhibitions, which will be open until 29 October.

Malose Pete’s “Art Language of My Forefathers” exhibition is being showcased at the NWU Main Gallery, and the exhibition “Untold Stories: The Legacy of the University of Bophuthatswana (UNIBO)”…