Medical students flag ‘unfair’assessments

Medical students flag ‘unfair’assessments

Health Sciences faculty looks into student complaints. AN ENQUIRY was held by the Faculty of Health Sciences into various academic issues raised by a group of Wits medicine students who also called for the immediate suspension of Professor Scarpa Schoeman, the...
Wits residence safety concerns continue

Wits residence safety concerns continue

Residents of one of Wits University’s residences say they are concerned about their safety. Wits Junction residents were the victims of two muggings outside the residence in Parktown earlier this week. These occurred less than a month after a break-in at the...
Wits society runs food drive for Soweto school

Wits society runs food drive for Soweto school

A WITS society is running the Faces of Compassion campaign to collect non-perishable food and toiletries for a high school in Soweto as well as contributing to the food programmes run by the Wits Citizenship and Community Outreach (WCCO). The collections for the...
Wits student accused of assault by two women

Wits student accused of assault by two women

A former Ruth First Fellow has been accused of physical abuse. TWO WOMEN have in the last week accused a Wits University student and prominent arts journalist of physical and emotional abuse. They are the first to publicly put their names to the accusations. The first...
SLICE OF LIFE: The problem with sensationalism

SLICE OF LIFE: The problem with sensationalism

Some of the media reports of Professor Chris Malikane’s ‘incitement of civil war’ during his address at the Black First Land First (BLF) dialogue and the public outcry that followed, are further evidence that journalists need to take greater care with the reporting...