University of the Witwatersrand

 
Nhlanha Nene to head Wits Business School
Nhlanha Nene to head Wits Business School
Former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene was named interim director of the Wits Business School (WBS) late Friday. According to a statement released...
Adam Habib appointed vice-chancellor of Wits until 2023
Adam Habib appointed vice-chancellor of Wits until 2023
The University of the Witwatersrand announced today that its incumbent vice-chancellor and principal, Adam Habib, would remain in his position for...
Wits outshines Oxford in UN study on gender parity
Wits outshines Oxford in UN study on gender parity
The University of the Witwatersrand has more female professors than Oxford University in the United Kingdom. This is one of the startling facts to...
#Fees2017: Wits students answer back after university locks down Solomon Mahlangu House
#Fees2017: Wits students answer back after university locks down Solomon Mahlangu House
After initial tension between rival student political parties, students united to shutdown Wits University. It wasn’t, however, just the...
Former nightclub transforms into Silicon Braamfontein, home of innovations
Former nightclub transforms into Silicon Braamfontein, home of innovations
A disused building that housed a popular nightclub in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, in the 1980s and 90s is being transformed into a state-of-the-art technology hub for young entrepreneurs....
Wits University has proposed bold initiatives to tackle the fees crisis
Wits University has proposed bold initiatives to tackle the fees crisis
The South African Revenue Service (Sars) must provide information on the income of parents who apply for government funding for their children’s...
[Slideshow]The violence that spoiled the students' victory - in pictures
[Slideshow]The violence that spoiled the students' victory - in pictures
The streets of Pretoria slipped into a war zone when police opened fire on protesting students who tried to storm the Union Buildings on Friday.
[Video]Education held hostage
[Video]Education held hostage
After a week of protests, university students seem no closer to having their demands met. Where could this free education be?
[Video]#FeesMustFall protest still going strong
[Video]#FeesMustFall protest still going strong
More institutions heeded the call for to shutdown of the country's universities on Wednesday with Cape Town students taking the fight to parliament.
SA dominates in Times Higher Education rankings
SA dominates in Times Higher Education rankings
"The 'snapshot' table, based on just one of Times Higher Education (THE)'s five respected World University Rankings criteria - research influence,...
Wits vice-chancellor says state can help end exploitation
Wits vice-chancellor says state can help end exploitation
In a bid to abolish the “exploitative” and controversial practice of outsourcing support service...
Wits: Difficult issues should not be stifled
Wits: Difficult issues should not be stifled
Allister Sparks believes apartheid architect Hendrik Verwoerd was a smart man. Sparks is routinely referred to as intellectual and veteran journalist...

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