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.
If you’re in grade 12, you’re likely preparing yourself to become a student at the North-West University very soon! One of these days, you will enter a brand new world … Continue reading Welcome to the NWU virtual world!
Planning is a dynamic profession that works to improve the welfare of people and their communities by creating more convenient, equitable, healthful, efficient and attractive places for present and future … Continue reading Postgraduate Studies in Spatial Planning / Urban & Regional Planning / Geography
Research performed by members in the Centre for Space Research (CSR) can be classified as observational and theoretical research in Astrophysics, Astronomy and Space Physics. A subsection also focuses on … Continue reading Postgraduate Studies in Space – Expanding our understanding of the universe
Focusing on research related to sustainable use of genetically modified (GM) crops and integrated pest and disease management in agro-ecosystems, with the aim to develop sustainable pest management strategies in … Continue reading Postgraduate Degrees in Pest Management – Sustainable crops for a sustainable future
As the NWU, we pride ourselves in offering high-quality academic programmes and a vibrant student life. We push the limits on teaching & Learning and soar to new heights in … Continue reading NWU Mascots