We embrace our University Anthem / Ons omarm ons universiteitslied

You know that goosebump feeling when the National Anthem is performed right before a big sporting event… few things united our nation the way “Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika” does! Students and personnel at the North-West University experience the same feelings of community, pride, and thankfulness when we sing our university anthem. Next year, once you have become a true NWU student next year, this song will … Continue reading We embrace our University Anthem / Ons omarm ons universiteitslied

Unlock your new NWU virtual world on social media! / Ontsluit jou nuwe NWU virtuele wêreld op sosiale media!

Soon you will step into a brand new world where you will make new friends, experience a lively atmosphere of excitement and good spirit, access new expertise, discover new environments, and experience the privilege of being a student! All of this is the reality of what awaits once you arrive at any of the three North-West University campuses. But we offer you just as much … Continue reading Unlock your new NWU virtual world on social media! / Ontsluit jou nuwe NWU virtuele wêreld op sosiale media!

What is so smart about smartboards?

Have you ever heard of the phrase ‘interactive white board session’ or smartboards, as it is also known, and wondered what it’s all about?  Most of the time you get the picture of a teacher standing in front of the class writing on the board with chalk dust flying wildly all over the place.  When studying part-time (off-campus) – thus being in a classroom – … Continue reading What is so smart about smartboards?

Bridge the gap with the University Preparatory Programme

When you write your grade 12 final exams and your results are not what you were hoping for, you think that it’s the end of your dreams of obtaining a degree.  Don’t give up yet.  North-West University’s Preparatory Programme (UnivPrep) might just be the answer for you.  UnivPrep offers a unique opportunity to prospective students who do not meet the minimum requirements for admission to … Continue reading Bridge the gap with the University Preparatory Programme

Receiving Education from a Distance

The traditional way of receiving tertiary education is by enrolling at a university for a diploma or a degree.  Not anymore.  Over the past decade distance learning has grown in popularity as a means of obtaining a qualification.  To study part-time has become an alternative for many people who are currently employed and wish to further their education.  If you are not familiar with the … Continue reading Receiving Education from a Distance

I want to become a Teacher, what now?

You study for a teacher because you want to enrich children and see them grow to become success stories in life. Becoming a teacher is a true calling.  You don’t study to become a teacher for the money because you will not get rich.  You study for a teacher because you want to enrich children and see them grow to become success stories in life.  … Continue reading I want to become a Teacher, what now?

Want to apply at a university: 5 Steps to keep in mind

A large amount of information is available on distance learning programmes and the pros and cons of studying part time.  Little mention is made about how the application process is being dealt with. This is pretty important for one who wants to apply while finding himself in a full-time job, don’t you think? To bring you into the picture; I have summarised five steps on … Continue reading Want to apply at a university: 5 Steps to keep in mind