University of Witwatersrand

 
Analysts divided on Zuma's fate
Analysts divided on Zuma's fate
South Africa’s top political analysts are divided on the fate of President Jacob Zuma and whether his political opponents in the ANC can muster...
Wits ignores painful black wounds
Wits ignores painful black wounds
The foundation of #TransformWits in March, inspired by and aligned to the #RhodesMustFall campaign, and the Black Student Movement has seen an...
Decolonising Wits: Politics of the toyi-toyi on-screen
Decolonising Wits: Politics of the toyi-toyi on-screen
Decolonising Wits is filmmaker and author Aryan Kaganof’s feature-length film looking at the Wits University end of what has come to be...
Mandela's will could lead to more family squabbles
Mandela's will could lead to more family squabbles
Former president Nelson Mandela appointed Graça Machel, Makaziwe and Zenani Mandela to represent the family in making important...
Wits, unions reach staff salary agreement
Wits, unions reach staff salary agreement
University of the Witwatersrand's management and three unions have at last reached an agreement on salaries and other service conditions that...
Third staff member fired from Wits for sexual harassment
Third staff member fired from Wits for sexual harassment
The institution fired a drama...
Humanity traced in original lines
Humanity traced in original lines
A huge wire installation by Walter Oltmann dominates the entrance of the Origins Centre at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. ...
Enriching public discourse about teaching and teachers
Enriching public discourse about teaching and teachers
The Teachers Upfront dialogues are the result of a partnership of the University of the Witwatersrand’s school of education, the University...
Wits academics scathing on governance
Wits academics scathing on governance
The full extent of challenges facing University of the Witwatersrand's new vice-chancellor, Adam Habib, are apparent in a new survey suggesting...
Wits dismisses two staff members for sexual harassment
Wits dismisses two staff members for sexual harassment
“The staff members have been found guilty of sexual harassment and misconduct, and one of them has also been found guilty of sexual/indecent...
Will Habib heal Wits divides?
Will Habib heal Wits divides?
Floods of embarrassing publicity in the run-up to Adam Habib taking up his position as the vice-chancellor of the  University of the Witwatersrand in June have prompted him to concede both that he will inherit an institution fractured by long-standing discontent and that demands for...
[Podcast]JM Coetzee on education in South Africa
[Podcast]JM Coetzee on education in South Africa
Many felt that author JM Coetzee's honorary doctorate speech at Wits was removed from the realities of SA education. Listen to the speech.

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