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North-West University

NWU is made up of three campuses located in Mahikeng Mmabatho, Potchefstroom and Vanderbijlpark in the North West Province of South Africa. The University came into being in 2004 with the merger of the University of Potchefstroom (founded 1919) and the University of North-West (formerly the University of Bophuthatswana) and boasts being one the largest universities in South Africa with more than 60 000 students. The University offers students eight faculties to choose from including Economic and Management Sciences, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Humanities, Law, Natural and Agricultural Sciences as well as Theology. Overall, NWU is in the fifth position in South Africa University Rankings.

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