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NWU academic recommends improvements for municipalities

NWU academic recommends improvements for municipalities Prof David Mello, an associate professor in the subject group Public Administration and Local Government at the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Mahikeng, delivered his inaugural lecture titled “Fusing social and human capital for optimum performance of municipalities” on 21 June 2018.

Faculty of Theology and religious leaders deliberate on death, dying and funerals in SA

Faculty of Theology and religious leaders deliberate on death, dying and funerals in SA The North-West University’s (NWU’s) Faculty of Theology recently hosted a dialogue session with various religious leaders, representing different denominations, on the topic of “Contending Theologies, Liturgies and Practices: Death, Dying and Funerals in South Africa”.

NWU academic speaks at international conferences in China

NWU academic speaks at international conferences in China Prof Masood Khalique from the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Mahikeng participated in the 12th International Conference on Recent Advances in Applied Dynamical Systems which was held from 8 to 10 June at Chongqing Normal University in China.

 

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TELL YOUR STORY:
Experiences of postgraduate students – the good, the bad, and the ugly

Research Participants Wanted: Master’s and PhD students and supervisors of postgraduate students

We are looking for NWU postgraduate students and supervisors to tell us about their experience of postgraduate studying. What is most challenging and stressful about it and what helps you deal with this? What is important for your well-being and what do you need to perform optimally?

We are really interested in hearing your story. Your personal experiences can help us understand the broader situation and provide recommendations as to what can be done to help postgraduate students.

We would like to invite you for a one-hour interview on your campus at a time that is convenient for you. All information will be treated confidentially. Light refreshments will be provided.  

If you are interested in participating or if you have any questions about the study, please contact Laura Weiss at laura.weiss@nwu.ac.za.  

Kind regards
Dr Laura Weiss
Postdoctoral fellow at Optentia, Vaal Triangle Campus