University Of The Witwatersrand

Report finds most SA universities well run

But Parliament also hears that some of these institutions require additional support

​All actions to counter climate change matter

Sipho Kings and Sarah Wild consider the question we all ask: Do our efforts count, or is this just about what big corporations do?

Jailed #FeesMustFall activist Kanya Cekeshe appeals to the high court

Cekeshe argued his former counsel did such a shoddy job defending him that his trial was unfair

Smoke, spies, and lies: Big Tobacco gatecrashes public health lobby meeting

South Africa’s top public health experts sat down to discuss the safety of e-cigarettes. The verdict? Stay away.

An open letter to the readers of Adam Habib’s ‘Rebels and Rage’

Those referred to as "the far-left" in the Wits vice-chancellor's book raise concerns about its ethics and its implications for academic freedom

South African team wins international gaming award

Bahiyya Khan and her team — Claire Meekel, Abi Meekel, and Tim Flusk — won the award for their work on ‘after HOURS’

The workers’ struggle for dignity that’s almost won

The #OutsourcingMustFall movement and its outcomes would change lives forever

Students, universities on a collision course

We have been here before. This is what happens when you don’t resolve an issue

African universities move up the ranks

The latest rankings of higher education institutions in emerging economies show that the continent is progressing

Mr Nice Guy with a big mission

The University of Pretoria’s new vice-chancellor has set his sights on the opportunities that going continental offers

Another NGO deals with sexual harassment claim

CALS wants to "deal openly with reports of sexual harassment and so begin to make our spaces more supportive and safer"

Khaya Sithole Saica hearing to continue

Saica's inquiry into chartered accountant, commentator and former Wits lecturer Khaya Sithole will resume on Wednesday

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Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it