The NWU will be hosting both Engineering Days and an Engineering Week in 2022.

Engineering Week (5-8 July 2022)

The Engineering Week will take place in Potchefstroom from 5 to 8 July, 2022. The programme will start on 5 July, 2022, at 10h30 (parents/teachers are welcome to attend this session, should they want to do so). Learners can be picked up again on Friday, 8 July, at 12h00 in the afternoon. During the Engineering Week, learners from grade 10 to 12 will have the opportunity to experience the NWU Potchefstroom campus and be exposed to all seven (7) of the engineering programmes presented at the NWU, namely:

  • Chemical and Minerals Engineering
  • Computer and Electronic Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electromechanical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronic Engineering


The cost of attending the Engineering Week is R2750. This includes accommodation for three nights (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evening), all meals during the week (first meal will be lunch on Tuesday and the last meal will be breakfast on Friday), a T-shirt, as well as all activities during the Engineering Week (industry visit and fun projects).

Learners who would like to apply, can click here.

Engineering Days (25 June, 10 and 24 September 2022)

This year we will host three (3) Engineering Days, which will take place on three (3) Saturdays, namely 25 June, 10 and 24 September 2022. During these Saturdays, learners will have the option to attend one of the following sessions:

  • Chemical and Minerals Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Computer and Electronic Engineering, and Mechatronic Engineering (one session for all three programmes)
  • Mechanical Engineering and Electromechanical Engineering (one session for both programmes)

The cost of attending an Engineering Saturday is R600 per Saturday. This includes lunch, light snacks, a T-shirt, as well as all activities during the Engineering Day (fun project). If you cannot afford this, please register anyway. There are sponsorships available for achievers.

Learners who wish to attend one or both of these Saturdays, can apply by clicking here.

For more information on either the Engineering Week or the Engineering Days, please contact Angela Danster at