SPU chancellor appointed as Concourt judge
The Chancellor of Sol Plaatje University, Judge Stevan Majiedt, was appointed on 11 September 2019, by President Cyril Ramaphosa to serve on the Constitutional Court, as one of two new appointments made to replace the vacancies left by the retirement of Justices Dikgang Moseneke and Bess Nkabinde.  The other... Read more
NWU leads in transport economics, logistics management
With Transport Month almost at an end, the North-West University’s Karen Visser, a lecturer in transport economics, explains why this is such an important field and how the university is building the workforce of South Africa. How it all started The NWU’s subject group Transport Economics and Logistics Management... Read more
Community Education and Training Colleges make a positive impact in people’s lives
Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor believes community education and training (CET) is about giving hope and restoring human dignity so that the disadvantages of the past no longer define people’s future prospects. Speaking at the Good Shepherd Community Learning Centre at Madidi Village in Bojanala Platinum District... Read more
Refocused EPWP to address unemployment in N West
The North West province will focus its attention on the existing Extended Public Works Programme (EPWP) in efforts to root out unemployment among youth, says Premier Supra Mahumapelo. Addressing the three-day Villages, Townships and Small Dorpies (VTSD) Skills Development Lekgotla in Potchefstroom, Premier Mahumapelo said the province will refocus the... Read more
Campus flexes its muscles at USSA 2017
It is official! The North-West University (NWU) is ranked second in the country when it comes to bodybuilding as a competitive sport. During the recent University Sport South Africa (USSA) Championship held in Durban, the team from the NWU’s campus in Vanderbijlpark not only won the overall female section,... Read more
NWU footballers dominate at USSA 2017
The men’s and ladies football teams of the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Vanderbijlpark flew the campus flag high during the recent University Sport South Africa (USSA) Championships that took place in Johannesburg. Both teams took part in the B-division and emerged as proud division winners. The men’s team... Read more