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International fame may await NWU’s national FameLab® winner

North-West University (NWU) master’s student Letago Kgomoeswana has been announced as the winner of the 2021 national FameLab® competition, one of the biggest science communication competitions in the world.

This competition promotes science and technology by creating a platform for young scientists to find…

NWU launches multi-sectoral community intervention project at Lokaleng

Leading the North-West University (NWU) delegation, Prof Sonia Swanepoel, acting deputy vice-chancellor for community engagement and Mahikeng Campus operations, launched a multi-sectoral collaboration community engagement project on 15 October 2021 at the Lokaleng village in Mahikeng.

The main aim of this project is to promote multi-…

NWU’s researchers lead conversation on femicide

Time has proven that storytelling is a great tool for making difficult topics considerably more understandable.

We Should All Be Feminists, a published essay in book format by acclaimed Nigerian author Chimamanda Adichie, makes effective use of the “show, don't tell” adage that all authors are expected to follow by connecting with its…

Be a buddy, not a bully: urges NWU campaign

“Bullying is a public health crisis that affects all schools in South Africa.” This is according to Dr Molekodi Matsipane, director of the School of Nursing at the North-West University (NWU).

The School of Nursing at the Mahikeng Campus, in collaboration with the Department of Basic Education, the Office of the Premier, South African…

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 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…

NWU IKS celebrate September as African New Year and the month of new beginnings

African indigenous astronomy (bolepa dinaledi in Setswana) is one discipline of competencies of the broader African indigenous knowledge systems negated by the modern education system, including modern astronomers, researchers and policy makers. This is according to Dr Motheo Koitsiwe, indigenous astronomer researcher and director of the North-…