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Welcome Day 2018

When: Sunday, 28 January 2018 - Sunday, 28 January 2018
Where: Braamfontein Campus East
Library Lawns
Start time:9:00


Wits University will be welcoming first years as well as new and returning students.

Meet the Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor Adam Habib, members of the Senior Executive Team, the Dean of Students, the Student Representative Council (SRC) and many other members of staff.

Parents and students will have an opportunity to engage with Witsies and explore the campus. 

First Session: Humanities and Engineering and the Built Environment @ 10:00 to 11:30 
Second Session: Science, Health Sciences and Commerce, Law and Management @ 14:30 – 16:00

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Orientation Week 2018

When: Monday, 29 January 2018 - Monday, 29 January 2018
All campuses.
Start time:9:00


Orientation week starts with Welcome Day on Sunday, 28 January 2018, and ends on 2 February 2018.

Click on your Faculty for the full Orientation Programme. Remember you and your parents are invited to attend Welcome Day on 29 January 2018.

Student Orientation features a variety of workshops and activities to address the needs of incoming students, including campus tours, meeting Deans, faculty representatives, staff from various support structures, a campus challenge, numerous campus resource seminars and many fun events.   

The aim of the Orientation programme is to ensure students will:

  • Become more familiar with the campus
  • Identify the resources available aiding in their academic success
  • Begin developing relationships with our dynamic faculty and staff
  • Foster student engagement
  • Prepare students to navigate their new academic environment

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