Vice chancellor Max Price said the university is obtaining a court order that would prevent students from engaging in violent protests.
Unexpected power exercised in unexpected ways by often unexpected leaders has characterised the #FeesMustFall movement, writes Pontsho Pilane.
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Protests over fee increases for 2016 are set to continue as students reject a proposed 6% cap by higher education minister.
The Witwatersrand University's council indicated on Monday it would not meet with protesting students inside Senate House.
Students would not allow Adam Habib to address them unless he was to tell them "one thing and one thing only: no-fee increments for 2016".
Academics say worker-owned co-operatives are the solution to ending "unethical and exploitative" outsourcing of support services at the university.
Wits students use social media to keep their protest alive, as they fight against increases of tuition fees at the university.
Lectures at the Braamfontein campus were suspended amid a student protest against the varsity's hike in fees for tuition and accommodation next year.
Professor Lee Berger introduces us to Homo naledi, a new species and ancient human ancestor, discovered in South Africa’s Cradle of Humankind in 2013.
Researchers have revealed details of the recently discovered Homo naledi – a species with characteristics eerily similar to humans.
Wits Vice-Chancellor Adam Habib took to Twitter to defend the university council's decision to suspend the Wits EFF command and seven other students.
Wits has found that it cannot fault former SRC president Mcebo Dlamini for expressing his admiration for Nazi leader, Adolf Hitler.
Wits vice-chancellor Adam Habib has decided that controversial student leader Mcebo Dlamini must step down as SRC president.
The Accelerator Mass Spectrometry laboratory, a first for the continent, "places South Africa among the world leaders in accelerator-based research".
Service delivery protests are emblematic of a crisis of representation in municipalities and will only stop when citizen participation is embraced.
New research from Wits University shows tropical storms are not becoming more frequent but they are moving south - resulting in increased rainfall.
After attending a talk on women in politics in South Africa, Deshnee Subramany feels the discussion moved too far away from the people at hand.