NWU donors beseeched to help address the current inadequate funding structure to support postgraduate studies

There is an urgent need to address the problem of inadequate funding for postgraduate studies in South Africa. This was the recurring consensus during the recent North-West University (NWU) donor event held in Sandton, Johannesburg.

Submitted on Fri, 10/07/2022 - 14:42

NWU - One university; one symbol – what do you envision?

As part of demonstrating our commitment to transform and position the NWU as a unitary institution of superior academic excellence, with a commitment to social justice, the NWU Council has established the NWU Public Artwork Selection Committee (NWU PASC) to embark upon a process to find a new unitary symbol in the form of creative artwork.

Submitted on Thu, 09/15/2022 - 09:19

NWU’s Vanderbijlpark Campus honours administrative professionals

The North-West University's (NWU’s) Vanderbijlpark Campus recently celebrated Administrative Professionals' Day 2022 in recognition of the important contribution that administrative professionals make each year in the workplace.

The event held at the Small Lapa saw secretaries, administrative assistants, receptionists, and other administrative support professionals from the different faculties, departments and divisions being treated to a full breakfast. 

Submitted on Thu, 09/08/2022 - 15:35

NWU is the community that it serves

The North-West University (NWU) is the community that it serves. This is one of the pillars on which the institution is built and has been one of its mantras since its inception in its current guise in 2004.

A culture of inclusivity and care permeates the various parts that make up the NWU – from the type of research being done to the way it approaches teaching and learning initiatives and student life and so much more.

Submitted on Wed, 07/27/2022 - 16:24

QS World University Rankings reconfirm NWU to be among the best

The latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranking has placed the North-West University (NWU) among the top eight South African universities in the QS World University Rankings, which were released on 8 June.

Globally, the NWU has been placed in the 1 001 to 1 200 ranking category for the 2022/2023 QS World University Rankings – the same as last year. The NWU’s performance has been consistent in this ranking category for the past four years.

Submitted on Thu, 07/14/2022 - 09:01

NWU principal and vice-chancellor joins world leaders in nuclear science for international webinar

North-West University’s principal and vice-chancellor, Dr Bismark Tyobeka, has been invited by prominent global leaders in nuclear affairs to be a panelist in an international webinar on the role of nuclear and radiology safety in the peaceful applications of nuclear science and technology.

Submitted on Wed, 07/06/2022 - 11:49

North-West University announces new chairperson and deputy chairperson of its Council

During its meeting on 23 June 2022 the North-West University (NWU) Council elected a new chairperson and deputy chairperson.

Mr Bert Sorgdrager, a seasoned legal professional with more than 30 years’ experience in the private sector, was elected as the sixth chairperson of the NWU Council. Mr Obakeng Mongale, an experienced public servant and the current superintendent general for the North West Department of Health, will serve as deputy chairperson.

Submitted on Fri, 06/24/2022 - 09:18