Jong plantkundige bevorder navorsing wat vir gemeenskappe relevant is

Afrika het volop plante wat vir voedsel en medisyne gebruik kan word, en ’n jong plantkundige aan die Noordwes-Universiteit (NWU) en sy navorsingsmedewerkers is vasbeslote om te verseker dat gemeenskappe self uit die ryk plantlewe rondom hulle voordeel trek.

Medeprofessor Oladapo Aremu van die Inheemse Kennisstelsels in die Fakulteit Natuur- en Landbouwetenskappe by die NWU sê die wetenskaplike ekostelsel moet relevant wees vir die huidige nasionale behoeftes indien navorsing werklik ’n impak op die lewens van gemeenskappe moet hê. Om dit te bereik, is daar ’n behoefte aan ’n… Read more

Alumni Relations office raises funds to support graduating students

deur Phenyo Mokgothu

To assist struggling final-year students at North-West University (NWU), the Alumni Relations office hosted various events and successfully raised R90 000. This helps students with outstanding debts of R5 000 or less to clear their financial obligations and graduate in 2024.

The cheque was presented to Prof Sonia Swanepoel, deputy vice-…

Kohinoor Business School and NWU forge educational tie

deur Phenyo Mokgothu

A delegation from Kohinoor Business School in Mumbai, India, recently embarked on a week-long visit to the North-West University (NWU).

Ten delegates, including eight master's students and two professors, visited the three NWU campuses, marking a pivotal step in fostering educational and cultural exchanges.

The roots of this…

Empowering change: uniting against gender-based violence

deur Phenyo Mokgothu

Through a collaborative effort between the North-West University (NWU) and the universities of Pretoria, Venda, and Limpopo, the Ubuntu Community Model in Nursing hosted a poignant gender-based violence (GBV) awareness event at the Mahikeng Provincial Hospital on 21 November.

The event, strategically aligned with the annual 16 Days of…

Will young people turn out to register to vote this weekend?

deur Christopher Motabogi

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) says it is ready for this weekend’s voter registration (18 - 19 November) and is urging the youth to make use of this opportunity to be able to vote in next year's local and national elections.

However, Naledi Modise, lecturer in politics and international relations at the North-West University…

NWU celebrates Child Health Day with Stadt Primary School

deur Mafumane Tlhapi

To mark Child Health Day, the Faculty of Health Sciences at the North-West University (NWU) organised some fun activities for the youngsters at Stadt Primary School to highlight the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.

Learners and parents from the school in Mahikeng’s Montshioa-Stadt village attended the event at the Ratshidi Hall on 12…

Unlocking the cultural language of emojis: a study on Facebook emojis and isiXhosa meanings

deur Phenyo Mokgothu

A researcher in the School of Communication at the North-West University (NWU), Dr Quatro Mgogo, has embarked on a study to explore how Facebook emojis are being employed to shape the meanings of izaci namaqhalo esiXhosa (isiXhosa proverbs and idioms).

The study also delves into how isiXhosa-speaking Facebook users are harnessing emojis…

Academic explores the link between talent management and small business performance

deur Phenyo Mokgothu

Associate research professor Petronella Jonck from the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences recently shed light on the relationship between talent management and the financial performance of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMMEs) operating within the informal sector.

As the keynote speaker at a…

Student excels in Morganti Ju-Jitsu World Championships

deur Phenyo Mokgothu

Elvis Moyo, a PhD candidate in the Centre for Applied Radiation and Technology (CARST) at the North-West University (NWU), represented the institution and South Africa at the Morganti Ju-Jitsu World Championships from 14 to 15 October in Recife, Brazil.

Elvis's dedication and determination bore fruit as he secured a bronze medal in the…

NWU and AOSIS unveil new works on prayer in Biblical theology

deur Mafumane Tlhapi

The North-West University (NWU), in collaboration with AOSIS – an open access publishing platform – recently released two volumes in the Reformed Theology in Africa series.

The books titled Biblical Theology of Prayer in the Old Testament and Biblical Theology of Prayer in the New Testament, have diligently been crafted by co-editors…

Work-readiness seminar bridges the gap between academia and the world of work

deur Phenyo Mokgothu

The North-West University (NWU), Career Centre, in collaboration with the Department of Language Practice, recently organised a work-readiness seminar on the Mahikeng Campus.

’The session served as a pivotal bridge between academia and the world of work, equipping students and alumni with practical skills and industry insights, to…