Accounting Sciences flies the NWU flag high

When it comes to academic excellence, the North-West University (NWU) prides itself on being the best.

The School of Accounting Sciences recently added another feather to the university’s cap when the school walked away with four awards during the international Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Academic Partner Excellence Awards virtual ceremony.

CFAM Porridge Project rewarded by Rotary International

Millions of South Africans suffered under the impact of the national lockdown regulations introduced because of the coronavirus pandemic. A local Potchefstroom engineering company, CFAM Technologies, which is a spin-off company of the Faculty of Engineering of the North-West University, grabbed the bull by the horns…

Are you prepared to publish your social media post on a billboard?

Do not publish anything on social media if you are not willing to see it on a billboard next to a busy highway.

Doing the “billboard test” when engaging with social media is sound advice from Emma Sadleir, a leading expert on social media law and founder of the Digital Law Company,  …

The importance of support

On average it takes a gender-based-violence victim seven attempts before they leave a toxic relationship. It becomes easier for a victim to sum up the courage to finally walk out – and stay away – when they receive support from family and friends.

Tebello Mabusela, a lecturer at the…

Industrial engineering students take part in the Inchainge Global Student Challenge 2020–2021

A team of four third-year Industrial Engineering students, Hendrik Rossouw, Nondumiso Bhengu, Ryno Aust and Carolien Müller, have been invited to participate in the global qualification round (GQR) of the Inchainge Global Student Challenge 2020–2021.

North-West University honours its outstanding researchers

The NWU honoured the best of its best researchers and innovators during a virtual awards evening on 3 December 2020.

Many outstanding staff members were acknowledged at the event for achieving excellence in research during 2019, including researchers with new NRF ratings.

Prof Jan Van Romburgh is ready to serve

With over 16 years of service at the North-West University (NWU), Prof Jan van Romburgh has been appointed as the chief director of the North-West University Business School.

Prof Jan’s appointment is effective from 1 January 2021.  In his new role he is expected to harness the…

NWU tennis wizz to partake in International Premier Tennis Challenge

North-West University (NWU) student Mogami Gideon Thakgwe has been invited to take part in the KM Sports International Premier Tennis Challenge.

The tournament – which will take place from 9 to 14 January 2021 at Selbourne Park in East London…

NWU research entity looks into lifestyle diseases in Lokaleng village

On 28 November 2020 the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Lifestyle research entity in the Faculty of Health Sciences shared its research findings on the lifestyle of the Lokaleng village - situated only a few kilometres from the NWU’s Mahikeng Campus - with its community.

Didintle is a netball superstar


North-West University (NWU) alumna Didintle Keebine literally eats, sleeps and breathes netball and her dedication to the sport has paid off.

After participating in the recent Telkom Netball League, she was announced as one of the superstars of the tournament.Didintle, who started playing netball at the age of six, says she…

Purple is the colour of excellence, but also of remembrance

During the month of December, the three main gates of the North-West University’s campuses in Mahikeng, Potchefstroom and Vanderbijlpark will be illuminated in purple for a specific reason.

The colour purple symbolically runs through the veins of every staff member, student and…