Wits University

 
Wits joins NMMU, UFS in suspending academic activity for the week
Wits joins NMMU, UFS in suspending academic activity for the week
The University of the Witwatersrand has suspended all academic activity for the rest of the week, it announced in a statement on Tuesday night.
WATCH: Wits security throw rocks back at protesters
WATCH: Wits security throw rocks back at protesters
Our reporter Ra'eesa Pather is at Wits University to cover the #FeesMustFall which are on the brink of boiling over.
#WitsShutDown: About 30 students arrested, protesters plan march to police station
#WitsShutDown: About 30 students arrested, protesters plan march to police station
As day two of student protests at the University of the Witswatersrand got under way, about 31 students from the university were arrested early...
#Fees2017: What does the future hold for South Africa's universities?
#Fees2017: What does the future hold for South Africa's universities?
South Africa’s Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr Blade Nzimande has announced it is up to the...
#Fees2017: Student bodies divided on response to Blade Nzimande's announcement on fee increases
#Fees2017: Student bodies divided on response to Blade Nzimande's announcement on fee increases
Student bodies across the country stand divided on their way forward in the wake of an announcement by Higher Education and Training Minister Blade...
​IBM calls on SA youth to pursue science and technology
​IBM calls on SA youth to pursue science and technology
COMMENTNearly a century ago, IBM established its first operations in Africa, playing a vital role in the continent’s economic development...
Universities are getting creative as they scramble to make up the budget shortfall
Universities are getting creative as they scramble to make up the budget shortfall
The University of Cape Town (UCT) is appealing to parents to donate the equivalent of a 10.3% fee increase it had proposed for 2016 to its...
UCT seeks court order against protesting students
UCT seeks court order against protesting students
The University of Cape Town is applying for an interdict to prevent violent protests after paintings and a bus were torched, and vice chancellor Max...
Will political tension get the better of #FeesMustFall?
Will political tension get the better of #FeesMustFall?
Unexpected power exercised in unexpected ways by often unexpected leaders has characterised the #FeesMustFall movement, writes Pontsho Pilane....
[Slideshow]The #FeesMustFall posters that made us sit up and pay attention
[Slideshow]The #FeesMustFall posters that made us sit up and pay attention
From Oscar Pistorius to President Jacob Zuma’s numeracy skills, the students' posters were sharp, funny and grabbed our attention. See our selection.
[Slideshow]Students reject 6% cap on fee increase
[Slideshow]Students reject 6% cap on fee increase
Protests over fee increases for 2016 are set to continue as students reject a proposed 6% cap by higher education minister.

Client Media Releases

Sanral respects Supreme Court of Appeal ruling
Student unharmed after solar car accident
Wellness programme for workers on national roads