Partially decomposed body of Wits student found - police

2017-11-24 22:15

A Wits University student has been found dead in a room on the campus and an inquest docket has been opened, says a spokesperson.

Wits preparing for a possible shut down

2017-11-02 21:19

The University of the Witwatersrand says it has increased security as it remains adamant that university activities and examinations will go ahead, despite calls for a shutdown by the SRC.

Wits University vice chancellor mugged

2017-07-28 20:09

Wits University vice-chancellor Adam Habib ignored his own advice and had his cellphone stolen in Braamfontein.

Wits SRC vows to protest against 8% fee increase

2016-12-06 17:21

Wits University's SRC says it intends organising protests against the 8% fee increase when lectures resume in January.

Probe launched following alleged rape of Wits student

2016-11-17 17:14

The University of Witwatersrand is probing the alleged rape of one of its students at its Junction residence complex, it says.

Fires started at Wits, UKZN as protesters change tactics

2016-10-14 23:23

Three fires have had to be put out at Wits University on Friday night, and part of an HIV/Aids clinic has been torched at the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Howard College campus.

Firecrackers set off at Wits student centre

2016-10-13 18:03

A cleaner has fainted after protesters set off firecrackers in a student centre at Wits University.

Wits to resume classes on Monday

2016-10-08 23:26

Lectures will resume on Monday, says the University of Witwatersrand.

Wits, UCT to resume lectures this week

2016-10-02 18:41

The University of Witwatersrand and University of Cape Town are expected to resume academic activities on Tuesday after weeks of protests.

Students encouraged to participate in Wits University shutdown poll

2016-09-28 22:20

Students at Wits University have been encouraged by the institution to participate in a poll to determine whether its academic programme should resume after a shutdown following protests.


Wits University will not shut down – SRC

2017-11-03 09:48

Students at Wits University should continue with their studies and prepare for examinations as normal, the university's Student Representative Council (SRC) has said.

KZN Stone Age child reveals modern humans 'emerged earlier than previously thought'

2017-10-02 07:36

The DNA of the 2 000-year-old remains of a boy found near Ballito Bay in KwaZulu-Natal has shed new light on the transition from archaic to modern humans.

Wits renews Habib's contract

2017-04-08 22:19

University of Witwatersrand vice-chancellor and principal Prof Adam Habib as been reappointed for a second term.

Wits completes 2016 academic year, despite protests

2016-12-01 19:11

The University of the Witwatersrand has completed its 2016 academic year successfully, despite student protests, Vice Chancellor Adam Habib says.

Mayhem in Braamfontein

2016-10-15 00:22

Police warned people to avoid Braamfontein near Wits on Friday night after cars were set alight and businesses were damaged.

Max Price 'punched' at meeting with students

2016-10-14 18:42

UCT vice chancellor Max Price was punched during a meeting on campus with students, says the university.

Wits determined to 'get full academic programme back on track'

2016-10-10 20:31

Despite violent clashes between authorities and protesters on Monday, the Wits University senior executive team says it will continue with its academic programme.

WITS activists send delegations to UKZN

2016-10-08 22:21

Student activists of the University of the Witwatersrand say they will delegate some of their leaders to the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Memorial service for Wits contract worker

2016-09-29 15:33

The University of the Witwatersrand will hold a memorial service for the contract worker who had died during protests last week, the Wits #FeesMustFall movement said.

Wits University calls meeting, urges SRC to engage

2016-09-27 22:59

Wits University management has called for a formal meeting with the student representative council to resolve ongoing student protests which erupted last week at the institution.

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