Charter Date: 
Chartered on: 4 January 2010

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The North-West University is a unitary, multi-campus institution with campuses spread across two provinces, with a single set of policies, systems and standards.  The three campuses i.e. Mafikeng, Potchefstroom and Vanderbijl Park function as business units with specific programmes and the institution follows a decentralised management system. The university is driven by the values contained in the Constitution, especially human dignity, equity and freedom. It promotes tolerance and respect for all perspectives and belief systems to ensure a suitable environment for education, learning, research and community service.

Golden Key Highlights

•    Jeanette Weidemann, Chapter Officer (2009) - Sasol Golden Key Excellence Award Law         Winner 2009
•    Gillis J.D. du Toit - Sasol Golden Key Excellence Award Engineering Winner 2009
•    Winner of the CitizenSHIP Showcase at 2009 International Conference, Orlando, Florida
•    Gold Chapter Status (2009 – 2001)
•    Ryan Meintjes, Chapter President (2010 & 2009) – Sasol Golden Key Excellence Award             Law Winner 2008
•    2008 National Conference Host
•    Anri Theron – Sasol Golden Key Excellence Award Health Science Winner 2007
•    First Golden Key Chapter in South Africa

Community Engagement

•    CANSA walk
•    Tutoring Grade 11 & 12 students at Resolofetse Secondary School
•    Make a Difference Day Campaigns
•    Hope Again Foundation’s One Blanket Can Project
•    Global Youth Day Service

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