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Alumni Relations Office Awards

The Alumni Office’s communication efforts have won awards every year since 2008.


The Alumni Office has won accolades for:

WITSReview Magazine

  • Joint winner in the external audience print newsletter category, 2017 (Council for Advancement and Support of Education). CASE, which serves more than 3 600 of the world’s top universities, colleges and related organisations in more than 80 countries, presented the award for the December 2016 issue of WITSReview jointly with the University of Chicago’s publication, Tableau.
  • The Carl & Emily Fuchs Foundation Top Achiever Award 2015 (Marketing, Advancement and Communication in Education)
  • Best External Magazine 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017 (MACE)
  • Best External Magazine 2011-2014 (SA Publication Forum)
  • Top 5 Best Corporate Publication in South Africa 2012 (SA Publication Forum)

The Edge Newsletters

  • Winner: Electronic Publications 2011-2013 (MACE)

The Wits Book

  • Winner: Internal Publications/Magazine 2010 & 2013 (MACE)
  • Best Once-Off Publication 2011 (SA Publication Forum)

Wits Alumni Website

  • Winner: Electronic Communication/Website 2009 & 2013 (MACE)


  • Winner: Integrated campaign/Alumni Relations 2008, 2009 & 2015 (MACE)

Editor of the Year 
2011, Peter Maher (SA Publication Forum Awards)