Lecture theatres unaccommodating

Lecture theatres unaccommodating

The start of the 2017 academic year at Wits has some first year students standing or sitting on the floor due to insufficient seats or venues to accommodate the large numbers.  Some first year Wits Faculty of Humanities students have found themselves regularly...
Sex banned between Wits staff and students

Sex banned between Wits staff and students

Wits recently approved a policy that bans sexual and romantic relationships between Wits students and staff, exempting only those who declare to the GEO. Wits has approved a policy that bans sexual and romantic relationships between students and staff in an attempt to...
A long, long walk for free education

A long, long walk for free education

Wits and UJ students came together in December to walk miles to raise funds in the Feet4Fees campaign for students facing financial issues and university exclusion.  A group of students spent part of the vacation period walking from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth and...
Panic button on your smartphone

Panic button on your smartphone

Wits collaborated with mySOS to create a safety app that helps students and staff contact wits Campus Control in emergency situations. Witsies in emergency situations can now download a tailor-made app on their smartphones that alerts Wits Campus Control, sending them...