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Students at the North-West University's Mahikeng campus have been asked to vacate the premises after the institution closed the campus.
Eileen Elizabeth Pooe - a teacher, lecturer and head of North West University's Department of Setswana - has become the Mahikeng campus' first Setswana PhD since the department was establishment in 1980.
An anonymous complaint in a legal letter sent to the North West University alleges that the vice chancellor of the institution resides permanently in Pretoria, Gauteng.
Universities around the country are waiting anxiously for an announcement from Minister of Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande regarding possible fee increases for the 2017 academic year.
The EFF says there are no grounds for having private security personnel at NWU and urged students to stand firm after teargas and rubber bullets were used to disperse protesters.
Suspended leader of the SRC at North West University, Linda Mabengwane, says he was not responsible for violence on the Mahikeng campus, and that students had asked him to address them.
A non-profit organisation has given North West University 48-hours to publish an audit into allegations of fraud involving R10m.
An enormous amount of petrol and a large number of petrol bombs were found at the North West University's Mahikeng campus after it was closed, the university says.
The North West University has distanced itself from Steve Hofmeyr’s singing of Die Stem at the Clover Aardklop National Arts Festival.
The North West University student newspaper has been forced to remove a Facebook post after comments bordered on "hate speech", as the university plans to hold a series of discussion with students on its future.
Two astronomers from North West University are part of a star-studded research team from 15 countries that has observed star bursts – or growth spurts – previously unknown to humankind, providing a rare glimpse into how high-mass stars grow even larger.
Two staff members at North West University have been implicated in a prima facie case of plagiarism and misrepresentation, while no evidence of plagiarism was found against ten university employees.
A former North West University senior financial officer has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for stealing more than R17 million in student loans.
The North West University has obtained a high court order to prohibit the disruption of activities at its Potchefstroom campus.
The North West University has denied claims that a student was shot dead during clashes with security guards at its Mahikeng campus.
Activities on North West University's Mahikeng campus have been suspended, following violent clashes between police and protesters that left a number of students injured.
The Mahikeng campus of the North West University will remain closed until mid-November and students have been urged to leave for their own safety.
AfriForum Youth has lodged a complaint with police claiming North West University vice chancellor Dan Kgwadi incited violence when he told students at a public meeting to “fight”.
The Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command's victory in the SRC elections at NWU's Mahikeng campus was done without celebrities, free food, and free T-shirts, the party says.
The North West University's Potchefstroom campus is still rooted in apartheid ideas, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says.
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