Zeblon Vilakazi, Vice-chancellor and custodian of Wits University was one of the first African scholars to conduct PhD research at the European Centre for Nuclear Research. The nuclear physicist and Wits alumnus was recently appointed as a fellow of the the Royal Society in the United Kingdom (UK). Wits Vuvuzela had a chance to have a candid chat with Vilikazi.(more…)
Wits University has various traditions that have started during its 100 years of existence. Here are a few:
FEATURED IMAGE: Song and dance were popular for inebriated clusters of “engineers”. Photo: Pheladi Sethusa
- Wits Vuvuzela, INFOGRAPHIC: The origins of Easter Traditions, March 2015
- Wits Vuvuzela, WITH INFOGRAPHIC: Wits Planetarium joins digital revolution, June 2022
Wits University is celebrating its 100th birthday this weekend. Campus is going to be booming. Here is your guide to all the things happening over the weekend.
FEATURED PHOTO: The Wits100 celebrations include three days of fun for past present and future Witsies and their families. Photo: File
- Wits Vuvuzela, Wits Business School celebrates 50 year anniversary, May 2018.
- Wits Vuvuzela, Men’s Res expected to slaughter a cow for their 95th Birthday this weekend, September 2017.
The scrapping of the majority of covid-19 regulations on campus have seen Wits University looking like its pre-pandemic self. Libraries are full, the Matrix is a hive of activity and the library lawn is the enclave of activations, naps and conversation.
FEATURED IMAGE: Wits Campus is buzzing again Photo: Elishevah Bome
An activist that pushes “against all odds” is looking to change the narrative of women’s health.
Two UCT graduates and a Witsie who became company executives before their 30th birthdays, are an inspiration to South Africa’s youth.
In queer-centered children’s book, Witsie tells the story of a gender-diverse child learning to become proud of being different. (more…)
Non-binary DJ and event planner reshapes Johannesburg’s events scene by curating safe spaces for women and queer people.
Recent graduate adds a Wits degree to his already impressive curriculum vitae.
From the Wits Vuvuzela newsroom to one of the most watched investigative shows, wits graduate gains recognition for ground-breaking work
This list offers a selection of cool, student budget-friendly spots in Rosebank for Witsies looking to unwind outside of Braamfontein.