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Humanities Graduate Centre

The Humanities Graduate Centre is an innovative space at the university that provides the ultimate interdisciplinary environment for postgraduates as it houses doctoral fellows from all the Schools, Departments, Centres and Institutes. The Centre also has space for masters and honours students and acts as a networking hub, assisting establishing linkages between junior postgraduates with senior PhDs. 

The primary mission of the Humanities Graduate Centre (HGC) is to provide an intellectually enriching, professionally enabling and socially supportive environment for postgraduate students in the Wits Faculty of Humanities. The Centre is conveniently located close to various service points, such as Humanities’ schools, departments and the bus terminus for inter-campus commuters.


The Centre offers working space for PhD students 24/7, a dedicated lab for Masters and Honours students, space and research equipment for postgraduate students to conduct research and a venue for discipline specific academic workshops run by various schools/departments across the university.