The Faculty of Engineering will be hosting an online Engineering Week for the very first time from 29 June to 10 July 2020. The online Engineering Week will comprise of panel discussions on various topics. These panel discussions will be streamed live to YouTube each day of the engineering week. In the sessions where the various engineering disciplines are discussed, the panels will consist of academics, students, as well as engineers from industry.


The online Engineering Week programme

  • 29 June 2020, 15h00 – 16h30: Engineering at the NWU (Admissions, Bursaries, Xcel programme, NSFAS)

  • 30 June 2020, 15h00 – 16h30: Life as an Engineering student at the NWU

  • 1 July 2020, 15h00 – 16h30: COVID-19 development project (NWU Engineering initiatives and solutions

  • 2 July 2020, 15h00 – 16h30: Chemical & Minerals Engineering

  • 3 July 2020, 15h00 – 16h30: Mechanical Engineering

  • 6 July 2020, 15h00 – 16h30: Electrical and Electronic Engineering

  • 7 July 2020, 15h00 – 16h30: Computer and Electronic Engineering

  • 8 July 2020, 15h00 – 16h30: Industrial Engineering

  • 9 July 2020, 15h00 – 16h30: Mechatronic (brand new programme from 2021)

  • 10 July 2020, 15h00 – 16h30: Electromechanical


The specific YouTube links will become available on this website at a later stage. The online Engineering Week is presented free of charge (except for personal data costs) and no registration is required to attend.