NWU Potch campus an 'apartheid enclave' - Nzimande

2014-09-26 17:08

The North West University's Potchefstroom campus is still rooted in apartheid ideas, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says.

Modise welcomes NWU's female rector

2014-05-05 15:18

North West Premier Thandi Modise has welcomed the appointment of the first woman to be appointed rector of the North West University's Mahikeng campus.

Eloff steps down as NWU chancellor

2014-03-06 14:26

Dr Theuns Eloff has stepped down as vice-chancellor of the North West University, the institution says.

NWU management slammed after Nazi salute row

2014-02-23 21:27

The entire North West University (NWU) management needs to be urgently relieved of their duties, The Higher Education Transformation Network has said.

Potch university fights Nazi salutes

2014-02-21 14:13

North West University says it will act strongly against any Nazi-related displays at its Potchefstroom campus, after it emerged that such displays emerged during initiation week.

NWU granted interdict

2013-05-09 22:20

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has granted an interim interdict preventing the Higher Education Transformation Network from defaming the North-West University.

Student held for killing cheating boyfriend

2012-11-14 08:39

A first-year student at the University of the North West has been arrested after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend to death after finding him in bed with another woman.

Not clear if NWU drowning victim could swim

2012-01-23 20:36

The body of a North West University student, who drowned in the swimming pool on its Potchefstroom campus, was found at the bottom of the pool by a group of students who went for a swim after his group had left.

NWU explains Mangope naming, statue

2010-09-30 22:52

A decision to name a North West University campus residence after former homeland president Lucas Mangope came from a broad student community, the University says.


AfriForum wants report on varsity

2014-06-27 08:27

The report commissioned by the North West University council into initiation practises at the university must be made available to AfriForum Youth, the body says.

Student accuses UCT rugby player of assault

2014-04-10 12:57

A student of NWU has made a plea to Carte Blanche because she claims she was physically assaulted by a UCT rugby player.

Team to investigate initiations at NWU

2014-03-06 13:48

The North West University will appoint a four-member team to investigate initiation practices at all its campuses, management says.

Modise shocked at Nazi salute reports

2014-02-22 11:05

North West Premier Thandi Modise has expressed shock at reports that students at the province's university in Potchefstroom had used the Nazi salute.

NWU interdict extended

2014-01-27 20:42

A temporary interdict stopping the Higher Education Transformation Network from defaming North West University will remain in place, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has ordered.

No new evidence about student's death

2013-03-27 21:30

The North West University is unaware of any new evidence regarding the drowning death of a student at its Potchefstroom campus last year, it says.

Probe into NWU student's drowning

2012-02-01 19:00

Higer Education Minister Blade Nzimande has announced a probe into the drowning of a first-year North West University student, saying what happened is remarkably similar to initiation ceremonies.

NWU suspends Mangope name change

2010-10-07 20:22

Plans to re-name a residence on the Mafikeng campus of the North West University after former Bophuthatswana leader Lucas Mangope have been suspended, the university says.

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