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SA’s top students aim to qualify for squash Worlds at NMU Open
The Nelson Mandela University Open squash tournament, named a selection event for the student Worlds in Johannesburg in September, has attracted a star-studded national field. Tristen Worth will target his second title in three years at Crusaders in Gqeberha from today to Saturday. The East London local, who has... Read more
NRF-nominated young researchers meet Nobel Laureates in Japan
Dr Lebo Gafane-Matemane from North-West University’s (NWU) Department of Physiology andDr Ncediwe Ndube-Tsolekile, attached to the Chemistry Department at the Cape PeninsulaUniversity of Technology (CPUT), are attending a prestigious global academic meeting withNobel Laureates and fellow scholars at the 14th HOPE Meeting in Tsukuba City, Japan from 27February to... Read more
Want to be a veterinarian or para-veterinary professional?
Do you dream of working with animals? Is your heart set on becoming a veterinarian, veterinary nurse, animal health technician, veterinary physiotherapist, veterinary technologist, or laboratory animal technologist? Or are you already a professional looking to further your studies? Whether you are wanting to apply for undergraduate studies to... Read more
Moira Lekalakala wins NWU Faculty of Theology’s Language competition
Moira Lekalakala, a third-year theology student on the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Mahikeng Campus, was recently announced the winner of the Faculty of Theology’s Language competition. The competition formed part of the faculty’s approach to become more inclusive in terms of the NWU’s multilingual Language Policy, and aimed to involve... Read more
Stylish student is going places
North-West University (NWU) final-year B.Admin student Mbulelo Mbiphi has made it to the top 10 on the South African men’s fashion magazine GQ’s Best Dressed List for 2021. GQ’s Best Dressed List is an annual competition where fashionistas and the country’s most stylish individuals are invited to show off their dapper style... 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
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 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
NWU partners with department to promote Indigenous Knowledge Act
The North-West University’s (NWU’s) Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) Centre has partnered with the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) on a public awareness campaign on the Indigenous Knowledge Act and the Bio-cultural Protocol*. This Indigenous Knowledge Act focuses on the protection, promotion, management and development of indigenous knowledge in... Read more

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