Our VC, Prof Dan Kgwadi says it best that the NWU’s passion, dedication, and commitment lead to excellence in research and teaching & learning. Don’t believe us? Well, the 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities proves it, by placing the NWU among the world’s top research universities… You read that right… universities across the GLOBE.
The NWU is one of nine South African Universities that were included in ARWU’s prestigious list. It is listed fifth in South Africa with a regional ranking in the five to eight grouping of the ARWU’s regional ranking. It is ranked in the 601 to 700 international category.
ARWU identifies the NWU’s best-ranked subject offerings in the fields of public health (101 to 150 ranking); clinical medicine; and hospitality and tourism management (151 to 200 ranking); atmospheric science; and law (201 to 300 ranking); mathematics (301 to 400 ranking); ecology; and education (401 to 500 ranking).
If you think this is amazing, did you know that the NWU has also been featured in other international rankings this year. You can find all of our amazing achievements on our web.