Student protests over fee increases at four of the country's universities are not a national crisis, insists Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande.
Transformation "doesn't mean you must beat up people" says the Wits VC, who stands by the suspension of seven students despite a staff petition.
Braamfontein will soon be home to not only artists and hipsters, but tech-savvy researchers attracted to innovation and rejuvenation of the city.
America’s big blunder leaves Pierre Korkie dead, the EFF moves up in the academic world and Eskom is still in the dark.
The private sector needs to help government in giving poor students access to tertiary education, President Jacob Zuma said at a talk at Wits.
Palaeoartist John Gurche recreates strikingly realistic models of our ancestors.
Well-known activist and one of M&G's 200 Young South Africans for 2013 has died after a long battle with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
After more than a year of industrial action, Wits University and three unions have signed a salary agreement for the institution's staff.
The row at Wits over an alleged racial and ethnic profiling tactic by Zionist organisations to control access to a jazz concert has intensified.
A recent survey of Wits lecturers has revealed dissatisfaction with governance and salaries, a view new vice-chancellor Adam Habib plans to change.
With personal histories spanning Cameroon, SA and a number of countries in between, they are well placed to expand the institution’s horizons.
The University of the Witwatersrand has placed four staff members on special leave following allegations of sexual harassment made against them.
Many felt that author JM Coetzee's honorary doctorate speech at Wits was removed from the realities of SA education. Listen to the speech.
Apartheid-style segregation and the poor treatment of outsourced workers is to be investigated at Wits.
Bernard Parker has continued his scorching goal-scoring form with a brace that pushed Kaizer Chiefs to a 3-1 victory over Bidvest Wits.
The form of boycott at Wits earlier this week stands in contrast to the boisterous marches seen on campuses nearly every year, writes Eric Worby.
Mail & Guardian readers share their thoughts on alleged plagiarism, Osama bin Laden and more.
Physicists at Wits University now have access to the world's largest and most complex scientific instruments used to study "elementary particles".
Universities that offer diplomas as well as degrees appear to be the first choice of students who have been flooding universities.