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
Whenever a big group of people gather in one environment, it usually creates an atmosphere of excitement, fun, and community. Just think of the excited atmosphere that usually accompanies major sport events. We usually feel like we need to share this feeling, and thanks to the technology and social media offered by smart phones, sharing these moments is now easier than ever. With thousands of … Continue reading From complaints to ideas – we want to know about it! / Klagtes óf gedagtes – ons wil dit alles hoor!
Menseregte is die basiese vryhede en regte waarop elke persoon geregtig is, veral in verwysing tot elkeen se reg tot lewe, vryheid van denke, vryheid van uitdrukking, en gelykheid. Die Verenigde Nasies se Universele Verklaring van Menseregte stel dit as volg: “Alle menslike wesens word vry gebore, met gelyke waardigheid en regte; hulle beskik oor rede en gewete en behoort in die gees van broederskap … Continue reading Elkeen hier het ŉ reg… / Every person has a right…
If you only recently finished your final year in school, you’ll be familiar with your school’s leadership structure – we often refer to prefects or the pupils’ council. The North-West University also has a leadership corps, amongst which is the overhead NWU Student Representative Council (SRC), as well as separate Student Campus Councils (SCC) for each campus. The SRC is made up of 15 members … Continue reading Student Councils – here to represent! / Studenterade – hier om jou te verteenwoordig!
Teen dié tyd het jy al jou NWU studentenommer en jou verblyf is (hopelik) gefinaliseer. Die belangrikste ding wat nou voorlê – behalwe natuurlik dat jy moet opdaag – is om as student te registreer. Dan eers kan jy amptelik begin klas draf. Registreer jy nie, is jy niks meer as ŉ rondloopkind wat jou ouers ’n duur rat voor die oë draai nie. Studente … Continue reading Ontspan, registrasie by die NWU is ’n vulletjie! / Registering at the NWU is easy peasy!
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!
You may be aware of the North-West University’s terrific reputation when it comes to safety on our three campuses. It’s no wonder that the Potchefstroom Campus has been appointed the safest campus in the country. In order to continue achieving these safety levels, a big responsibility and job rests on the shoulders of NWU Protection Services – the officials who are making your safety … Continue reading Protection Services – there to keep you safe! / Beskermingsdienste – daar om jou veilig te hou!