SABC News - Wits University
Friday 20 February 2015 08:35
Wits University management and the SRC have thanked everyone that donated money to assist the over 2000 students whose National Students' Financial Aid Scheme funds were not granted.
Thursday 29 January 2015 05:48
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) says it has no proof that over 2600 Wits University students have not been offered aid in 2015.
Wednesday 28 January 2015 12:01
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme is seeking to recover an estimated eight billion rand from people who are defaulting on their student loans
Tuesday 27 January 2015 12:24
Wits University astronomers have discovered three extremely luminous gamma-ray sources in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), the satellite galaxy of the Milky Way.
Thursday 22 January 2015 10:44
Wits says the R9,5 bln allocated by NSFAS for student loans and bursaries is not enough for the education sector in the country and that has led to the shortage of funds.
Thursday 22 January 2015 08:15
Wits Vice-chancellor, Adam Habib, has warned that legal action will be taken against anyone who resorts to violence and destruction.
Friday 9 January 2015 11:17
The recent shooting at the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has spawned a debate regarding the freedom of expression.
Tuesday 6 January 2015 20:44
Associate Professor at Wits University, Yael Shalem says the National Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS) will hopefully be more stable than Outcomes Based Education (OBE).
Wednesday 11 June 2014 08:00
Just two days after Grahamstown National Arts Festival closes, the Wits 969 Festival opens with 21 of the Grahamstown National Arts Festival shows chosen from the Main and Fringe stages
Thursday 5 June 2014 11:05
Labour Analyst Terry Bell says that cautious optimism has to be exercised with the presence of Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi in the striking miners’ wage negotiations.
Tuesday 13 May 2014 00:06
The South African Democratic Teachers Union spokesperson Nomusa Cembi says that the trade union condemns sexual abuse of learners by teachers.
Monday 12 May 2014 08:23
Wits University’s Vice Chancellor and Principal, Adam Habib, says the Democratic Alliance (DA) has to decide its position on the South African political stage.
Tuesday 6 May 2014 20:11
The South African women's hockey team which won the bronze medal at the Champions Challenge in Scotland on Sunday, has been retained for the Hockey World Cup
Tuesday 6 May 2014 12:47
To help unpack how South Africans vote and why we see the results we do, it is useful to consider a matrix of factors that affect voting decisions and election results, writes Susan Booysen.
Monday 5 May 2014 17:02
The Johannesburg Planetarium says there will be a small meteor shower called the Eta-Aquariids peaking before dawn on Tuesday.
Tuesday 22 April 2014 18:29
Negotiations to end the longest and most costly strike in the platinum mining sector continued at an undisclosed venue for a second day on Tuesday.
Saturday 19 April 2014 11:28
Retired Transvaal Judge Bernard Ngoepe has called on South African universities to scrap the four-year LLB degree, The Saturday Star reports.
Sunday 13 April 2014 14:30
Ronnie Kasrils and former deputy health minister Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge have reportedly asked South Africans to take a stand against fraud and corruption by spoiling their votes.
Wednesday 26 February 2014 08:50
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, in his Wednesday budget speech, will have to explain what plans government will implement, from a financial aspect, to take SA forward over the next five years.
Tuesday 25 February 2014 16:29
South Africa is at an increased risk of being directly impacted by tropical cyclones within the next 40 years.