Science Stadium to boost maths and science education

WITS has taken a huge leap towards improving the teaching of science and technology. The Wits Science Stadium has been created to foster excellence in learning, research and teaching. The facility will also accommodate school pupils as well as professional...

Text mightier than the sword

 Cellphones aren’t just popular for their innovative functions, built-in cameras and pretty looks but also because they make Witsies who are “armed” with them feel safer and more connected to the world. Aside from offering the function of making and receiving calls,...

Studying Hard vs Playing Hard

Wits students are told to “work hard and play hard” in their first year welcome speeches. They are now taking this literally with regular visits to the newly opened Chialan’s Gaming Lounge in the Matrix. This raises questions of whether playing console and computer...

Tshwane TV Station

After two years of getting its broadcasting licence, and two years of failing to launch the station as promised, Tshwane TV is finally being launched on June 1st this year. Tshwane TV was established in terms of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa...

From Wits to Gaza

An adaptation of The Amazing Race show was held on campus in support of the Palestinian cause on Saturday May 21. The Amazing Race Palestine was organized by the Muslim Students Association (MSA) together with the Al – Quds Foundation SA. The event was aimed at...