Foreign student who could not access NSFAS enrolls at Wits University

2020-02-04 19:20

Last week, GroundUp reported how Triphin Mudzvengi, who matriculated in the North West with seven distinctions, is not eligible for National Student Financial Aid Scheme funding because she is Zimbabwean.

'Women are disappearing… it's a norm': Emotional vigil held for Uyinene Mrwetyana at Wits

2019-09-04 09:46

An emotional night vigil has been held at Wits University for murdered UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana.

'This is a victory that should be cherished': Wits student protest called off

2019-02-07 22:11

The student protest at University of the Witwatersrand has been called off after an agreement was reached between the SRC and management.

Wits shut down: SRC disrupts learning, but management determined to continue operations

2019-02-07 14:36

The University of Witwatersrand's student representative council claims it has shut down the institution, but the university's management says activities will continue despite disruptions.

Wits students go on hunger strike amid protests over registration, accommodation

2019-02-05 13:37

About 40 security guards are monitoring a number of students taking part in a hunger strike at the University of Witwatersrand.

WATCH: Jacob Zuma is a 'bumbling fool' - former deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke

2018-11-30 11:13

Former deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke held no punches during his valedictory remarks as outgoing chancellor of Wits University.

Wits staffer facing sexual harassment claims quits

2018-11-06 13:12

A staff member at the University of Witwatersrand's Centre for Applied Legal Studies has resigned before a hearing into sexual harassment allegations against him could go ahead.


2018-07-05 12:05

Khaya FM DJ Thabo ‘Tbose’ Mokwele has added another massive achievement to his impressive list.

Hundreds of Wits University workers go on strike

2018-01-26 17:32

Hundreds of Wits University workers and union members have marched to the main campus to demand a 12% salary increase.

EFF wins Wits SRC elections

2017-10-20 08:52

The EFF Student Command took 12 out of 15 seats at the University of the Witwatersrand's Student Representative Council elections, a university spokesperson has said.


Former Wits student leaders, clergy call for compassion for jailed Fees Must fall activist Kanya Cekeshe

2019-11-22 18:12

Former student leaders of Wits University, as well as members of the clergy and civil society organisations, have called for greater compassion for Fees Must Fall student activist Kanya Cekeshe, currently being held in Leeuwkop Prison.

SAFA president congratulates Gaxa on graduating from Wits

2019-03-28 14:44

SAFA president Danny Jordaan has congratulated former Bafana Bafana defender Siboniso Gaxa who has graduated from Wits University.

Wits student protest continues as final registration day looms

2019-02-07 18:26

Hundreds of students at the University of the Witwatersrand have continued protesting through rain over accommodation and fees.

SRC's demands would lead university to financial risk - Wits vice-principal

2019-02-06 08:01

While the student representative council at the University of the Witwatersrand vows to continue protesting until their demands are met, vice-principal Professor Andrew Crouch says their demands will put the institution at risk.

14-year-long excavation reveals oldest Australopithecus in SA

2018-12-23 06:45

The 14-year-long excavation of Little Foot, a skeleton from the Sterkfontein caves in South Africa, reveals a lot.

Govt should urgently plan for massive cyclone storm damage in SA - Wits researcher

2018-11-29 10:49

The government should begin to urgently plan to deal with the impact of Category 5 storms resulting from an increase in the severity of cyclone activity in the Indian Ocean, a WIts University researcher says.

Shaun Abrahams interfered in #FeesMustFall activist's case - lawyer

2018-10-20 06:52

A lawyer representing former University of the Witwatersrand student leader and Fees Must Fall activist Mcebo Dlamini claims that the case against his client is politically motivated.

Numsa vows to intensify Wits University strike

2018-01-27 17:00

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa have vowed to intensify the strike for higher wages at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.

Students plan national day of action in fees saga

2017-10-26 22:04

Students are planning a national day of action as their demands for President Jacob Zuma to release the much-awaited Fees Commission Report intensify.

KPMG to appear before Parliament watchdog

2017-10-04 18:41

The head of KPMG in South Africa also said the auditor would make public the findings of an upcoming independent investigation.

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