Wits academics honoured with national orders

Wits academics honoured with national orders

Four academics, past and present and alumnae were recipients of National Orders on Thursday, namely the late Prof Benedict Wallet Vilakazi, Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng (President of Wits Convocation), Prof Helen Rees and Sylvia Glasser. The National Orders are the highest...
Experts cry foul over fake anti-gun advert

Experts cry foul over fake anti-gun advert

South Africans reacted with anger and disgust to a fake anti-gun advertisement that made the rounds on Facebook last week.   The advert calls on women not to shoot men who are raping them reading “Let your rapist finish then call the police.” The advert suggested...
Wits alumni tackles university fees

Wits alumni tackles university fees

A group of illustrious former Wits University student leaders and alumni have launched South African Student Solidarity Foundation for Education (SASSFE). A fund to help facilitate access into higher education institutions and to raise funds towards fees for students...
Suspended student “escorted off the campus”

Suspended student “escorted off the campus”

A physical altercation between a suspended Wits student and an audience member was just one of the many disruptions at a discussion about transformation at Wits University last night. The discussion hosted by the Faculty of Health Sciences for their annual Ethics...
William Cullen and Wartenweiler flooded overnight

William Cullen and Wartenweiler flooded overnight

  The Willam Cullen and Wartenweiler libraries were flooded overnight after bathroom taps were left open during the water outage yesterday. Michele Pickover, the principle curator for the historical papers research archives, said that the staff arrived this...