Wits University and the National Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences are proud to host renowned Kenyan author Ngugi wa Thiong'o. Wa Thiong'o is a novelist and theorist of post-colonial literature. Some of his early works include: Weep not Child, The River Between, A Grain of Wheat, Secret Lives and Decolonising the Mind. RSVP essential!
With over 2500 members already, the Wits Fitness and Wellness Centre (powered by Zenzele Fitness Group) is on a mission to get all our Witsies happier and healthier!
If you haven't signed up yet, the WFWC is calling all students, staff and alumni (non-gym members) to train with them for an Open Weekend at NO COST.

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Prof. Christopher Mathew in the Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience at Wits has received an A-rating from the National Research Foundation. A-rated scientists are those recognised by their international peers as global leaders in their field. Mathew's rating brings to 10 the number of A-rated scientists in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Wits.

2017-02 - A-rating for Wits cancer geneticist - Wits University

The Wits School of Public Health tonight hosts Sir Michael Marmot, Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health at University College London, to deliver the inaugural healthy equity lecture entitled,"The Health Gap: Health Equity is a matter of social justice and human rights". [ Bit.ly Link ]

2017 - THE HEALTH GAP: Health Equity is a matter of social justice and human rights - Wits University

They did it! Witsies scooped all the available positions in the undergraduate category of the Nedbank and Old Mutual Budget Speech Competition [ Bit.ly Link ]

2017-02 - Witsies claim top positions - Wits University

Did you know Jozi is rated the fifth worst city amongst those in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) in terms of travel pain - higher than Moscow and cities in India? Or that Africa is just 40% urbanised, 18% of Jozi residents live in slums, and bicycle use has increased in Cape Town? Find other fascinating facts in "BRICS Cities Facts & Analysis 2016", a book by the SA...
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BRICS Cities: Facts & Analysis 2016 - Wits University

Wits University has the highest number of student finalists in the Nedbank Old Mutual Budget Speech Competition. Winners to be announced tonight [ Bit.ly Link ]

2017-02 - Wits students vying for national title - Wits University

ANOTHER WITSIE FOR MISS SA? Witsies Boipelo Mabe (pictured left) and Shané Naidoo are finalists in Miss South Africa 2017. Boipelo is studying Master's in International Relations and Shané is an Industrial Engineering graduate. Read their stories here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Are you interested in playing rugby this year?
Make sure to be at practice - Tuesdays and Thursdays.
For info, contact Wits Sport:
Amigo - 071 970 5781
Kelly - 071 460 7803
PGA nominations are open.
Look out for info on your student emails. You can also download the form here: [ Wits.ac.za Link ]
Managing projects and project teams at work? Get the knowledge and skills you need with the Principles of Project Management, an online short course from Wits DigitalCampus. Register now for the 27 Feb intake: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Last night at the 2017 BAFTA ceremony in London, a Wits alumnus was praised for his "incredible" support. Tony Tabatznik (Wits BA 1969) was one of three people highlighted in the acceptance speech given by Curzon's CEO Philip Knatchbull during his acceptance speech. Curzon was the winner in the 2017 EE British Academy Film Awards category for "Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema"....
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The first FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International match of Monday night, saw FNB Wits pick up their maiden Varsity Cup win, over FNB CUT. FNB Wits dominated possession, territory and the scoreboard, running out 41-3 victors on a historic day for FNB Wits rugby.

FNB Wits grab historic first Varsity Cup victory

Register to attend the #PGWelcomeDay here: [ Wits.ac.za Link ]
Location, location, location. Calling all aspiring digital entrepreneurs. Do you have the smarts for Wits’ 1st Digital Innovation Challenge? [ Wits.ac.za Link ]

2017-02 - Calling all aspiring digital entrepreneurs - Wits University

First fixture of #VarsityCup10 Round 3 today at 16h45. FNB Wits vs FNB CUT, both teams looking for their first win in the 2017 tournament. #BackYourBoytjies!

Wits - University of the Witwatersrand Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT)
REMINDER: The closing date for DHET Gap Funding applications is 28 February 2017. Details: [ Wits.ac.za Link ]