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  • UKZN Mourns the Death of Deputy Minister: Mineral Resources and Energy14 September 2019, 9:57 am
    The University Community is deeply shocked and saddened by the untimely death of Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Ms Bavelile Hlongwa. Early reports indicate that she was among three other people who stopped to render assistance at an accident scene when they were killed. Much of her life was characterised with the spirit [...]Read More...
  • UKZN Confers Honorary Doctorate on Former Public Protector13 September 2019, 12:41 pm
    UKZN conferred an Honorary Doctorate on former Public Protector Professor Thuli Madonsela in recognition of her tireless dedication to the Constitution, for being a fearless advocate for social justice and for her contribution to the betterment of the South African society through the promotion of democracy. Madonsela said she views this accolade as a form [...]Read More...
  • PhD Graduate Tackles Strike Participation at Transnet Port Terminals12 September 2019, 11:12 am
    A 67-year-old UKZN lecturer and retired HR practitioner, Dr Bongani Mkhize, has graduated with a PhD in Social Sciences for research that analysed strike participation at Transnet port terminals in KwaZulu-Natal. As a former Human Resource Manager at Transnet for 10 years, Mkhize’s study was motivated by his own observations and experiences of strikes and [...]Read More...
  • Spring Graduation 201911 September 2019, 11:57 am
    The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) will be hosting the annual UKZN Spring Graduation Ceremonies on 11 and 12 September 2019 at the Sports Centre on the UKZN Westville Campus. The ceremonies are held mostly for graduands who have completed their studies between April and August each year. UKZN will confer degrees on 1977 graduands, 60% [...]Read More...
  • UKZN Will Not Tolerate GBV6 September 2019, 4:03 pm
    The University of KwaZulu-Natal has reiterated its stance on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) – joining the country in expressing outrage and condemnation at the horrific cases of violence against women and children which continue to persist. Mr Ashton Bodrick, the Executive Director of Corporate Relations said the University supports Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Nana Poku’s noti...

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  • Times Higher Education ranks NWU 5th in South Africa11 September 2019, 3:45 pm
    Times Higher Education ranks NWU 5th in South Africa For the first time the North-West University (NWU) participated in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University rankings and made it to position 5 in South Africa. Globally we are ranked between 501 to 600 out of the 1396 universities which were evaluated for the 2020 rankings. The THE World University Rankings are the only global perfo...
  • NWU embraces Black Monday11 September 2019, 10:00 am
    NWU embraces Black Monday On Monday 9 September the North-West University (NWU) united to say no to gender-based violence. From Mahikeng to Potchefstroom to Vanderbijlpark, staff and students took a firm stance and embraced Black Monday with their compatriots across the country. All three the campuses hosted various activities. On the campus in Mahikeng proceedings commenced with a solid...
  • Gender Awareness Week explores new dynamics6 September 2019, 9:43 am
    Gender Awareness Week explores new dynamics The North-West University’s (NWU’s) Gender Awareness (GAW) week recently concluded, and just as with similar projects such as Facing Race Week, it had a profound impact on all those that attended the various events. GAW was hosted by the Faculty of Theology and included a multitude of events on all three NWU campuses. This week was ai...
  • NWU graduates dazzle at Loerie Awards2 September 2019, 2:32 pm
    NWU graduates dazzle at Loerie Awards Talent … and loads of it. Gifted graphic design graduates from the North-West University’s (NWU’s) School of Communication Studies stole the show at this year’s Loeries, winning two gold Loeries, a silver and a bronze, as well as two craft certificates. The Loerie Awards recognise creativity in the South African advertising indus...
  • NWU drive to recruit new bone marrow donors attracts 180 volunteers30 August 2019, 10:11 am
    NWU drive to recruit new bone marrow donors attracts 180 volunteers Becoming a bone marrow donor can save a person’s life. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find the right donor match for a person in need of bone marrow. The North-West University’s (NWU) School of Nursing aims to alleviate this challenge, one step at a time. According to senior lecturer Dr Tinda Rabie, the s...
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