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Cyber Security Awareness at the NWU
The IT department at the North-West University (NWU) recently launched a series of online training sessions for staff and students at the university. Themes included mobile cyber security, remote working and cyber security and phishing. The sessions of forty-five minutes each included a quiz at both the start and the end... Read more
The North-West University’s (NWU’s) NWU-CoLab, in collaboration with the National Electronic Media Institute of South Africa (NEMISA), the Mahikeng Digital Innovation Hub (MDiHub) and the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies (DCDT), recently launched a Community E-Skills project. The project – a brainchild of the DCDT – aims to provide community members with... Read more
NWU academic embraces winds of change blowing through the legal profession
It is now deemed unethical for a business to demand that prospective candidate attorneys have driver’s licenses, or own or have access to the use of vehicles they could use in the course of their employment. This is the result of a revision of the rules pertaining to practical... Read more
Promising local Covid-19 vaccine trial
Walter Sisulu University (WSU) and the North-West University (NWU) jointly announced “very promising first results” from preclinical trials on a new Covid -19 vaccine candidate.  The WSU Medical School has a rich history of producing quality medical doctors and nurses for the South African health system. The NWU, on... Read more
NWU engineers and biokineticists brainstorm for 2024 Bionic Olympics
The North-West University’s (NWU’s) engineers and biokineticists are preparing to take on universities from around the world in the 2024 International Cybathlon, which will see athletes with physical disabilities competing to complete everyday tasks using state-of-the-art technical assistance systems.  Prof Leenta Grobler, group leader in the medical device development... Read more
New discovery lands NWU researcher a spot in top science publication
When magnetic fields and long strokes of hot gas known as jets interact, the jets become bent. This is an important discovery and, for his contribution to it, Prof James O Chibueze has earned a space in the prestigious research publication Nature. An associate professor at the North-West University’s Centre... Read more
NWU – the home of tennis
The North-West University (NWU) will be home to a number of national and international tennis players during February. Last year the university was announced as the official venue for the week one and week two tennis tournaments of the Ilana Kloss international events. These tournaments form part of the... Read more
NWU Soccer Institute goalkeeper coach joins PSL team
North-West University (NWU) goalkeeper coach Thato Haraba has recently joined South Africa Premier Soccer League team Bloemfontein Celtic FC as a goalkeeper coach for the Free State-based outfit. Thato has been with the NWU Soccer Institute as a goal keeper coach since January 2020. He says the exposure gained... Read more
Accounting Sciences flies the NWU flag high
When it comes to academic excellence, the North-West University (NWU) prides itself on being the best. The School of Accounting Sciences recently added another feather to the university’s cap when the school walked away with four awards during the international Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Academic Partner Excellence... Read more
NW opens work opportunities for unemployed agricultural graduates
In a quest to facilitate entry and participation of young people in the agricultural sector, the North West Agriculture and Rural Development Department is calling on young and unemployed graduates to apply for contract posts within the department. The department said that the programme is part of the youth... Read more

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