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NWU researcher helps uncover new data about Earth and the Milky WayA new study has lifted the veil on some of the mysteries of the Milky Way. It has found that the Earth is moving faster than it used to and is nearly 2,000 light-years closer to the black hole in the centre of the Milky Way Galaxy. 1 Dec 2020 Read more

Help is needed for victimsOver the past five months there have been numerous stories in the media about victims being harassed, attacked and even murdered by their intimate partners. According to Statistics SA, the incidence of gender-based violence (GBV) in South Africa is five times higher than the global average. 27 Nov 2020 Read more

NWU's eye on the cosmos just become biggerThe North-West University's (NWU's) Mahikeng Astronomy Observatory now boasts a new, bigger and better telescope - the New Mahikeng Astronomy Telescope. 25 Nov 2020 Read more

NWU research group contributes to international bird studyThe North-West University's (NWU's) research on the genetic data of the nine lovebird species (genus Agapronis) that are native to Africa and Madagascar has been included in a comprehensive international bird study. This research has also led to a patent and the possible commercialisation of a genomic test developed by the NWU that will be of great value to parrot breeders and conservationists. 13 Nov 2020 Read more

NWU helps with library services for the blind in the NW provinceThe North-West University (NWU) has partnered with the North West Department of Arts, Culture, Sport and Recreation (ACSR) and the South African Library for the Blind (SALB) to improve reading access for the blind and the visually impaired in the province. 6 Nov 2020 Read more


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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"