Vanderbijlpark Campus News

Liberal energy supply approach is good for investment

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement on 10 June about new rules of engagement on the energy front in South Africa is good for investment sentiment.

NWU Enactus team scoops first place

The North-West University (NWU) Enactus team is celebrating two wins after scooping first place in the 2020 Summer Action Challenge and the 2021 Nedbank Ideation Challenge respectively.

In addition to bragging rights, the NWU Potchefstroom Campus team – Anlu Keeve, Claudia Mosupa, Hugo…

Former NWU Enterprising Women Programme participant and awardee shares her success story

According to Lungiswa Mzimba, the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Enterprising Women Programme awardee for 2018, this programme was the best catalyst to kickstart her business.

Initiated in 2013, this six-month flagship programme of the NWU’s bhive Enterprise Development Centre (EDC…

NWU Transformation Society to embark on gender-based violence and LGBTIQA+ awareness march

The Transformation Society on the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Vanderbiljpark Campus will take to the streets, marching to raise awareness and educate the public on issues of gender-based violence, gender identity and sexual diversity in support of the LGBTIQA+ community. 

Don’t miss NWU webinar featuring celebrated economist, Dawie Roodt

The extremely slow pace of economic recovery since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic is clearly evident. However, even as the world is facing dramatic changes due to the pandemic, economic activities have not stopped.  

The North-West University’s (NWU’s) research focus area…

NWU, family and friends celebrate Brandon Moolman

The North-West University (NWU) Vaal Hockey Club recently hosted a small gathering for Brandon Moolman and his family and friends to celebrate his graduation.

Brandon made news headlines last year after breaking his neck in a freak accident that left him paralysed.

How to build your research skills online

The thought of conducting research can be intimidating for young researchers. Confidence comes with knowing you have the skills and insight to do justice to any research project you tackle. These skills can now be acquired online, through the North-West University’s (NWU’s) newly approved online version of the short learning programme (SLP) in…

NWU scoops another Diamond Arrow award

Another year, another award for the North-West University!  The university  has scooped this specific Professional Management Review (PMR) Diamond Arrow award for the 10th consecutive year.

The award recognises excellence in higher education…

NWU student makes a difference in her community

It might be cliché to say, “it takes a village to raise a child,” but in reality it is true. North-West University (NWU) honours student in marketing management, Tshepang Mosokwene, knows this very well. 

Tshepang grew up in dire poverty, living in a shack in Evaton, but even after…

NWU professor and co-author to launch book on community development

The North-West University’s (NWU’s) Optentia research focus area will be hosting a virtual launch of a book Does Community Development Work? – co-written by Prof Lucius Botes – on 20 April from 10:00 to 11:30.

Prof Botes, a professor in development studies and the director for…

Covid-19 and the fuelling of global individualism

The North-West University’s (NWU’s) Optentia research focus area recently hosted a webinar by Prof Ian Goldin, a world-renowned researcher.

The title of the webinar was “The Covid-19 pandemic: From global crisis to a better world”, during which Prof Goldin talked about the necessity to think about life after Covid-19.