NWU will foster engaged and caring staff and students and embed the following foundational values, based on the constitutional values of human dignity, equality and freedom.
To excel in innovative learning and teaching and cutting-edge research, thereby benefitting society through knowledge.
To be an internationally recognised university in Africa, distinguished for engaged scholarship, social responsiveness and an ethic of care.
Have you ever read something while checking out the NWU’s website that made you go: “huh”? Or received an email and thought: “What the heck does this mean?”
We know we have, but don’t worry! We are here to explain everything.
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