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NWU fights GBVDuring the first three weeks of lockdown last year, gender-based violence (GBV) victims were trapped with their abusers, with no place to hide. During that time the government's GBV and femicide command centre alone recorded more than 120,000 victims. Later that year police minister Bheki Cele announced that South Africa was still the rape capital of the world, with about 132 incidents per 100,000 people. 8 Apr 2021 Read more

Plans for the NWU Medical School on trackThe impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the enormous stress and burden placed on South Africa's medical professionals have dramatically strengthened the North-West University's case for a medical school in North West. 8 Apr 2021 Read more

Prof. Petra Engelbrecht - a legend in South African scienceShe really is the stuff legends are made of. 1 Apr 2021 Read more

A story of hopeFor the past four years, the Hillensberg Trust has been making the dreams of several North-West University (NWU) students come true. 30 Mar 2021 Read more

NWU rewards exceptional lecturersThe North-West University (NWU) celebrated the torchbearers of its teaching excellence during a virtual event. The best-of-the-best lecturers of 2020 were acknowledged for their work in taking teaching and learning to higher levels during the annual Teaching Excellence Award (TEA) ceremony, which was streamed online on 25 March. 29 Mar 2021 Read more


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Contact North-West University (NWU)

Tel: 0860 169698 (0860 1mynwu)
WhatsApp: +27 60 0702606
Email: ofni.uwnym@seiduts
Website: www.nwu.ac.za

1. Mafikeng Campus

Physical address: North-West University, Mafikeng Campus,
Corner of Albert Luthuli and University Drive, Mmabatho, 2745

GPS Coordinates:
S25º49´44´´
E25º36´32´´

2. Potchefstroom Campus

Physical address: North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus,
11 Hoffman Street, Potchefstroom, 2531

GPS Coordinates:
S26º41´26´´
E27º05´36´´

3.Vaal Triangle Campus

Physical address: North-West University, Vaal Triangle Campus,
Hendrik Van Eck Blvd, Vanderbijlpark, 1900

GPS Coordinates:
S26°43'31.0"
E27°52' 45.2"