Human Interest

Lecturer and student shine in Christmas Concert recording

In a delightful showcase of musical talent, North-West University (NWU) lecturer Thomas Erlank and second-year BA student Sisikelelwe Mngenela took the spotlight as soloists in Salon Music's enchanting Christmas Concert recording.

The recording took place in Studio M1 at the SABC in Johannesburg. Accompanied and guided by Dr Antoinette Olivier, the duo's outstanding performance promises to mesmerise audiences nationwide.

Submitted on Tue, 11/28/2023 - 14:09

NWU is looking beyond load-shedding to sustainable greener energy solutions

While addressing the current challenges posed by load-shedding, the North-West University (NWU) is also looking at long-term sustainable and greener renewable energy-generation solutions. This will not only ensure energy security, but also underscore the university’s commitment to just energy transition.

Submitted on Mon, 11/27/2023 - 15:06

Academic represents NWU at Association of Energy Engineers conference

Professor in mechanical engineering Prof LJ Grobler represented the North-West University (NWU) at the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) World conference that took place from 25 to 27 October 2023 at the Orange County Convention Centre in Orlando, Florida.

The AEE is an international non-profit membership association focusing on professional development in the energy sector. To help professionals working in the energy sector develop their skills, they offer a variety of training and certification programmes.

Submitted on Mon, 11/27/2023 - 12:41

NWU’s corporate publications earn applause for excellence

Shouts of joy – 18 rounds in total – came from the Corporate Relations and Marketing division delegation of the North-West University (NWU) each time NWU publications scooped an award at the 2023 Marketing, Advancement and Communication in Education (MACE) Excellence Awards.

During this glamorous gala event at Cape Town’s Pigalle Restaurant on 16 November, MACE recognised the achievements of practitioners in marketing, communication and advancement in the higher education sector across South Africa.

Submitted on Thu, 11/23/2023 - 10:50

Alumnus and student triumph at North West Sports Awards

The North West Sports Awards took place on 18 November, and the North-West University (NWU) scored two top spots.

Onalenna Tsae, alumnus and former coach of the NWU boxing team, clinched the title of Sports Administrator of the Year.

NWU student and a netballer of note, Elmeré van der Berg, walked away with the Sportswoman of the Year award.

Onalenna's accolade recognises her contributions, in particular her pivotal role in the women's commission of the North West Provincial Sport Confederation.

Submitted on Wed, 11/22/2023 - 11:18