Take a 3D online tour of the NWU’s art exhibitions during lockdown
With the country being on lock down for the next few weeks, the North-West University (NWU) Gallery will entertain you from the comfort of your own home. From 2 April until 5 May the gallery will display 3D online exhibitions of Phoka Nyokong and Philiswa Lila, previous winners of... Read more
Panel discussion with indigenous knowledge holders
The North-West University’s (NWU’) Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKS) Centre hosted a panel discussion with indigenous knowledge holders on 6 March 2020. The aim of this discussion was to share knowledge with students and to ensure they understand the IKS Centre’s goals and its role in academia.Various stakeholders and knowledge... Read more
Mobile science laboratory to bring science to life for North West learners
On Thursday, 5 March 2020, the Sasol Foundation donated a mobile science laboratory to the North-West University (NWU) that will deliver practical science education to thousands of learners around the North West Province. When fully utilised, this state-of-the-art mobile laboratory is able to serve up to 30 schools per... Read more
NWU academic recognised for outstanding service in clinical psychology
Prof Erhabor Idemudia, a research professor in the Faculty of Humanities at the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Mahikeng, was recently awarded the fellowship of the Nigerian Association of Clinical Psychology (NACP) in recognition for his outstanding services to the science and profession of clinical psychology in Nigeria and... Read more
NWU student receives international award as best achiever
Although the BHSc degree in occupational hygiene is relatively new to South Africa and Africa, the North-West University (NWU) recently raised its hand and received excellent praise and accolades in the global arena in this discipline. The International Occupational Hygiene Association (IOHA) has generously sponsored the Bachelor of Health... Read more
Emotional and psychological effect of crime is complex
The crime figures that Statistics South Africa released during 2019 paint a grim picture. Most South Africans live in fear, not knowing if they will fall prey to criminals. Victims of violent crimes not only lose their material possessions, but can also suffer significant emotional and psychological trauma. However,... Read more
If South Africa is to meet the National Development Plan’s target of creating 11 million jobs by 2030, entrepreneurship – especially among women – needs to be encouraged. In this regard, the North-West University (NWU) is stepping to the fore as an entrepreneurial enabler by means of its annual... Read more
According to economist Prof Danie Meyer, director of the TRADE research focus area at the North West University, 2020 is expected to be a year full of economic and geopolitical instability and volatility. The year has started on the wrong foot already, with Eskom implementing load shedding as early... Read more
Melanie Pieterse wins big by fighting period poverty
Melanie Pieterse is a young entrepreneur on a mission. As the winner of the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Leopards Lair competition, this final-year student in industrial engineering not only impress as a start-up fempreneur, she is also actively supporting fellow entrepreneurs. All while working towards bettering the lives of young... 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

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