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North-West University students contribute towards the planting of 2 353 trees

8 July 2022

North-West University (NWU) students recently participated in the Universum Career Test survey, which resulted in the planting of 2 353 trees. As part of a global reforestation initiative called "One Tree Planted", an amount (in dollars) was donated. The initiative aims to plant trees around the world. Read more

Another successful round of entrepreneurship and work readiness seminars for NWU Career Centre

September 2021

The North-West University (NWU) Career Centre hosted its annual Entrepreneurship and Work Readiness seminars in virtual format from 23 to 27 August 2021. 

Using informal and interactive presentations, these annual seminars aim to equip NWU students with practical and useful information for a smooth transition from student life to work life. To ensure the Career Centre consistently deliver this offering even during the prolonged pandemic, these seminars were hosted virtually to keep NWU students up to date and relevant. Read more


NWU Career Centre warns about an increase in job scams

June 2021

According to the latest data released by Statistic South Africa, youth unemployment in South Africa currently sits at an alarming 46,3%. With so many people seeking employment, scammers have realised they can make a small fortune by preying on desperate job seekers. Read more

Ambiverts stand up

Ambiverts stand up

September 2019

The NWU Career Center speaks to True Love Magazine about the ambiverts personality type and adapting to change

The nature of employment has evolved over time. As a result of the changes that are brought by technology and the global attraction of skills/ and or a diverse working environment that attracts people from different backgrounds, we are faced with a new demand of adaptability. We all need to adapt to changes to survive and continue to add value in a working environment.  Adaptability is one of the key qualities of any worker - to survive in a working environment. Read more about the ambiverts personality type individuals, and how they can adapt as a result of their personal nature of being in between type of people (between being an Introvert and an Extrovert).

NWU Career Centre hosts another successful career fair.

The North-West University’s (NWU’s) Career Centre hosted another successful annual Career Fair across its three campuses in May 2023. Read more...