Paint, debate and worship create a memorable event

Sip-and-paint events are more than just a trendy activity – they are a delightful combination of creativity, relaxation and social interaction, offering a space where people can express themselves artistically, connect with others and unwind.

The North-West University's (NWU’s) Faculty of Theology and the King of Glory Youth Ministries (KGMY) held a sip, paint and worship event on 25 May as part of their joint youth community development project, “Young minds for Christ”.

Submitted on Wed, 07/10/2024 - 15:33

NWU academic’s visit to Romanian university highlights the power of academic exchange

Prof Fazel Freeks, an esteemed associate professor and coordinator of community engagement at the Faculty of Theology of the North-West University (NWU), embarked on an important visit to Ovidius University of Constanta in Romania for 14 days.

This visit highlighted the NWU’s core pillars: teaching and learning, research, and community engagement, making it a productive and inspiring journey.

Submitted on Wed, 07/03/2024 - 11:49

NWU Faculty of Theology Hosts Career Day for Aspiring Students

North-West University's Faculty of Theology recently held a successful career day at the Govan Mbeki Hall in Potchefstroom. The event explicitly targeted high school students from disadvantaged areas who are interested in pursuing tertiary studies in Theology. It aimed to provide participants with invaluable insights into various career paths within the Faculty of Theology and educate them on the enrollment process at NWU.

Submitted on Tue, 05/28/2024 - 09:22

“A Faculty Who Cares” goes the extra mile for learners

Grade 12 learners are on the brink of adulthood, facing decisions about their future careers and lifestyles. The weight of these decisions and expectations from parents, teachers and society can be overwhelming.

Amid their stresses and worries, they can count on the support of mentors such as Prof Fazel Freeks, associate professor and coordinator of community engagement at the Faculty of Theology of the North-West University (NWU).

Submitted on Mon, 04/08/2024 - 13:00

NWU and AOSIS unveil new works on prayer in Biblical theology

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 Prof Albert Coetsee and Prof Francois Viljoen from the NWU’s Faculty of Theology.

Submitted on Fri, 11/03/2023 - 08:55

SA needs to find its moral compass

A North-West University (NWU) academic says he hopes his new book on South Africa’s moral compass will open up a vigorous social debate that could unleash deep interest among willing role players to bring back hope and morality to our young democracy.

Prof Koos Vorster is part of the Reformed Theology and the Development of the South African Society research unit which deals with the moral development of the South African society.

Submitted on Mon, 09/04/2023 - 08:15

Theology reunion aims to foster long-lasting connections

By: Menziwa Msibi

The North-West University’s (NWU’s) Faculty of Theology organised a special alumni reunion on 10 May 2023 at the Mahikeng Campus.

The purpose of this event was to foster connections among the faculty's alumni, current students and staff, and to encourage their involvement in the NWU Convocation.

During the gathering, Bongani Mahlangu, an executive committee member of the Convocation, addressed the attendees, highlighting the benefits of joining the convocation.

Submitted on Mon, 05/22/2023 - 08:50

Theology professor makes inroads with much needed contextualisation discourse

Prof Alfred Brunsdon from the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Faculty of Theology recently received a C2-rating from the National Research Foundation. What makes this recognition noteworthy is the niche area of his research which is discrepancies between academic content and cultural contexts of African theology students.

Submitted on Fri, 10/28/2022 - 09:45