New Remote Software AnyDesk

05/07/2019 - 08:32AnyDesk is going to replace VNC.  How to use AnyDesk, click to view the user manual. Why the switch? Additional benefits with AnyDesk: Cross platform... read more

Cyber Security #1 - Secure Your Mobile Device

04/23/2019 - 10:59

With an increasing amount of sensitive data being stored on personal devices, the value and mobility of smartphones, tablets, and laptops make them appealing and easy targets. These simple tips will help you be prepared in case your laptop is stolen or your smartphone is misplaced.... read more


04/09/2019 - 08:13


The Graduation RSVP Appenables students to view and amend items related to the specified student’s graduation ceremony. This functionality will greatly improve the service and feedback provided to students by the NWU. Information available on the Graduation RSVP App:... read more

Gartner Client Testimonial

03/29/2019 - 14:31

The IT department use Gartner for years now to gain insight into the future of Technology and Information as well as for strategic advice, especially when we have to make multimillion rand long-term decisions.

The NWU has extended its Gartner license to all students and staff. You now... read more

Conferencing efficiency at NWU

03/08/2019 - 16:23Purchasing and/or installing AV, e-conference, CCTV and other electronic products Please note that it is a requirement to FIRST consult IT Electronic Services (x99 4119,... read more

Subscribe FREE to Gartner

03/05/2019 - 10:00Stay ahead of change: Take advantage of Gartner’s free subscription, and become part of digital transformation

The world has sped up and you have to stay ahead of change! You don’t have a lot of time!  Here is some good news.  The NWU has extended its Gartner license to all students and staff.... read more

Driving digital transformation - DIY Saves The Day!

02/18/2019 - 16:28

Digital transformation was all anyone could talk about in 2018, a trend that will undoubtedly continue in the new year.  Not suprisingly, IT @NWU is following suit, as the increasing pace at which the world is turning, require agility. This on the other hand becomes a key factor to consider when... read more

International students IT information

02/04/2019 - 12:09International Student IT Information

Being an international student means much more than attending  class. The more information at your disposal, the easier your life will become. To help you achieve this goal, we have compiled an Infographic to shed more light on your Frequently asked IT... read more

Password via SMS for Staff

01/18/2019 - 16:00We would like to share with you the new Password feature, available to staff via SMS. The information below will guide you through the process.   ... read more

Motivation Tuesday

11/20/2018 - 11:05Motivation Tuesday

Motlokwe Thobejane, VC's IT Director, started an initiative called motivation Tuesday –which provides members of the team the opportunity to share a motivational message, be it in the form of a short video clip,audio, song, article, blog entry, or the like. It started with... read more