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Kanya Cekeshe to know his fate on Monday
Kanya Cekeshe to know his fate on Monday
“We have today somebody who is in prison who should have never been in prison. It lies on the worship that he does not remain in prison any...
“Excuses” hinder varsity transformation, academics say
“Excuses” hinder varsity transformation, academics say
Academics believe that excuses and being comfortable with the current status quo are some of the reasons that have led to the higher education...
Universities to be made more affordable
Universities to be made more affordable
The department of higher education, science and technology is working on a regulatory framework for setting fees at universities to ensure they are...
Rethinking democracy in SRC elections
Rethinking democracy in SRC elections
The purpose of a student representative council (SRC) is to provide the university student body with a platform from which to engage with the...
Communication Award
Communication Award
There is immense power in the medium of communication. It can be used to share stories, to inspire young minds, and to engage with people across...
Wits students jump on exam stress
Wits students jump on exam stress
Wits SRC president Sisanda Mbolekwa spent her New Year’s Eve on the phone. As the clock ticked into 2019 she was trying to talk a student out of...
​Rethinking learning in the 21st Century
​Rethinking learning in the 21st Century
Traditionally, the concept of a “career” was considered to include three elements:
Wits hit by Bafana butterfly effect
Wits hit by Bafana butterfly effect
The residual ecstasy of Bafana Bafana’s victory over Libya continued well into the week. South Africa has been in a celebratory mood after the...
Chinese South Africans still fight racism
Chinese South Africans still fight racism
In 1962, Norman Yenson was a third-year medical student at the University of the Witwatersrand. Being Chinese, he and his fellow students who were...
Varsity disruptions as students protest financial exclusion, accommodation shortages
Varsity disruptions as students protest financial exclusion, accommodation shortages
Student leaders at the University of the Witwatersrand have embarked on a hunger strike, the latest in a series of protests at South African...
Advertising’s smart pantsula
Advertising’s smart pantsula
It has been more than 16 years since Festus Masekwameng (40) officially touched down in the advertising district.
SA ducks colonial vibe: Turkey’s goose is cooked
SA ducks colonial vibe: Turkey’s goose is cooked
South Africans may have inherited many festive season traditions from the colonising north, including Santa, pine trees with tinsel, crackers and...

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