Mahikeng Campus News

NWU School of Nursing and stakeholders join hands in the fight against gender-based violence

The School of Nursing at the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Mahikeng Campus is collaborating with various stakeholders to commemorate and support 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence (GBV).

16 Days of Activism Against GBV is an international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls. The campaign runs every year from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day.

The NWU’s main event will take place at 09:00 on 10 December 2021 at Magogwe Koikoi.

Various stakeholders are involved, including the Mmabatho South African Police Service, the Community Police Forum, the departments of Social Development and Health, the Tswelelopele Community project, Legae la Tsholofelo and Men for Real.

According to Boitumelo Molato, a lecturer at the School of Nursing, this day forms part of their strategy to curb, eliminate and prevent violence against women and girls.

NWU School of Nursing and stakeholders join hands in the fight against gender-based violence

The School of Nursing at the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Mahikeng Campus is collaborating with various stakeholders to commemorate and support 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence (GBV).

16 Days of Activism Against GBV is an international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls. The campaign runs every…

NWU’s Letago is a FameLab International runner-up

On Thursday, 25 November 2021, the world’s greatest science communication competition hosted its final showdown, where 10 young researchers and professionals battled it out for the title of world’s best science communicator in the FameLab International 2021 online final.

The North-West University’s (NWU’s) Letago Kgomoeswana represented…

NWU Mahikeng Campus pay tribute to outgoing vice-chancellor

Staff members from the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Mahikeng Campus paid tribute to the outgoing vice-chancellor, Prof Dan Kgwadi, during the campus’s annual staff year-end function.

Prof Kgwadi will be leaving the NWU at the end of January 2022 to join the Vaal University of…

NWU celebrates the works of non-academic authors

On 12 November 2021 the North-West University (NWU) vice-chancellor, Prof Dan Kgwadi, held an event to recognise students, staff and alumni who have authored non-academic works.

Facilitated by the executive director of the Corporate Relations…

NWU joins forces with Black Lawyers Association to deliver market-ready litigators 

The North-West University’s (NWU’s) Faculty of Law and the Black Lawyers Association Legal Education Centre (BLA-LEC) has committed to producing market-ready lawyers through a memorandum of agreement signed on 11 November 2021.

 The agreement, signed at the NWU’s Mahikeng Campus is for a period of three years.

The primary aim is…

Reflections on the 2021 local government elections

The 2021 local government elections are a story of a democracy in crisis, says Naledi Modise, lecturer at the North-West University’s (NWU’s) School of Government Studies.

The elections that took place on 1 November were characterised by low…

Sydwell’s ideas mushroom into commercial success

Universities across the country are producing ground-breaking research with great economic potential, but often the question is how this can be translated into commercial enterprises.

To address this issue, the North-West University (NWU) recently hosted a webinar titled “Mushrooming of ideas: Converting a postgraduate study into a…

Textbook addresses ongoing inequalities in aspects of law

North-West University (NWU) research professor and professor in securities and financial markets law, Prof Howard Chitimira, recently published a textbook along with two other editors.

The book, Global Jurisprudential Apartheid in the Twenty-First Century: Universalism and…

NWU alumnus receives NRF research award

North-West University (NWU) alumnus Prof Retselisitsoe Moses Phooko’s research prowess recently earned him a National Research Foundation (NRF) research award in the category Early Career/Emerging Researchers.

The award ceremony took place on 2 November 2021 during a hybrid event…

NWU’s Animal Health looks out for our furry friends

The North-West University’s (NWU’s) subject group Animal Health hosted a pet Fun Walk on 30 October 2021 to raise awareness about canine diseases such as rabies, cancer, distemper and others.

Animal lovers and their canine friends met at the main gate of the NWU’s Mahikeng Campus, and joined in the fun walk all the way to the Animal…