Dancing to a corporate tune didn’t turn out to be the kind of legal professional Safia Mahomed wanted to be.
It is with great sadness that the University announces the passing of Professor Sergio Colafrancesco, a scientist and member of the School of Physics.
Dr Thobeka Nkomo, the new Head of the Department of Social Work, has always known that she wants to be in a field that improves the lives of others.
Social justice, advocacy and transformation are words that resonate with Dean of Student Affairs, Jerome September.
Distinguished Professor Lenore Manderson created WATERSHED: Art, Science and Elemental Politics, a programme to provoke new thinking about water.
Dr. Brian House is a visiting fellow in Digital Arts and the History of Art at Wits. His background in computer science and noise music informs his research.
The multi-lingual Dr Constance Khupe is ideally positioned to help Wits students from rural South Africa adapt to university life and succeed.
“I am no longer in nursing, but nursing is in me,” says Professor Judith Bruce, head of the School of Therapeutic Sciences at Wits.
The new Director of Services at Wits, Israel Mogomotsi is committed to rendering excellent services.
Dr Thifheli Luvhengo is a Lecturer and the Clinical Head of the Department of Surgery at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital.
The new Senior Director of Academic Affairs at Wits tasked with quality enhancement is a scientist, academic entrepreneur and Tai Chi fundi who speaks French.
Dr Yvonne Kabeya Saini from the Wits Business School is one of the speakers at the 2018 Emerging Market Marketing Conference.
Professor Marissa Rollnick is admired for her efforts in unlocking more creative teaching practices among science educators.
She holds the SARChI Research Chair in Hydrometallurgy and Sustainable Development and is president of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
New Director of the WBS, Dr Sibusiso Sibisi, praised for his strong strategic, leadership and operational skills, as well as academic background.
Professor Wesahl Domingo appointed to head the School of Law as from 1 January 2018.
Wits Hockey coach Tsoanelo Pholo has become the first black female coach to go through the highest international qualification and score a distinction.
Dr Tiisetso Lephoto from the School of Molecular and Cell Biology is an avid science communicator.
Shakira Choonara is a young leader, researcher and activist at the forefront of public health – both locally and internationally.
Professor Shabir Madhi has established an internationally recognised research unit in the field of epidemiology and vaccine preventable diseases.
One of Africa’s leading archaeologists, Professor Lynnette Wadley first worked as a teacher in Zimbabwe and South Africa.
Professor Derk Brouwer from the School of Public Health started his professional career in the field of Occupational Hygiene in the Netherlands.
Professor Christopher Mathew’s genetics research is acknowledged particularly for work on inherited cancer syndromes and on inflammatory bowel disorders.
Professor Yevhen Zelenyuk from the School of Mathematics at Wits obtained his masters and PhD degrees from Kiev Shevchenko University in the Ukraine.
Nicole Falkof is an Associate Professor and of Department, Media Studies at Wits.
Dr Musa Manzi is a Senior Researcher and Director of the Wits Seismic Research Centre at Wits.
Hanli Geyser, head of Game Design in Digital Arts in the School of Arts at Wits, doesn’t like being called a 'gamer'.
One of the greatest compliments that an academic can receive is to be recognised by grassroot structures and the community that one serves.
Professor Brian Armstrong appointed to head up WBS/Telkom Chair in Digital Business.
Few South Africans have contributed as much to the general financial health of higher education in this country as Professor Steele.
The new Director for the Wits Gender Equity Office (GEO), Crystal Dicks is “maatla – amandla (strength)” personified.
Wits Choir conductor, Dalene Hoogenhout has passionately trained and conducted the University Choir since 1994.
Professor Michel Verstraete is a Visiting Professor at the Global Change Institute at Wits with over 250 contributions published.
Dr Kendall Petersen joined his alma mater as the new Diversity, Ethics and Social Justice Manager in February 2017.
The Academy of Science of South Africa has identified Prof. Keith Breckenridge as the winner of its Humanities Book Award for his book on the Biometric State.
Oscar Manqaba, a Campus Control employee, is one of many unsung heroes at Wits University.
Prakash Desai joined Wits as Chief Financial Officer in January 2017. He is a Chartered Accountant and holds BCom and BCom Honours (Accounting Science) degrees.
In-depth interview with Dr Polo Moji, Wits lecturer and recently named: French Embassy “Woman of the month” for October.
Dr Mbulaheni Simon Nemutandani joins Wits as CEO of the Wits Oral Health Centre and Head of the School of Oral Health Sciences.
Professor Wall has been appointed to the newly established Chair in Economic Development of the City of Johannesburg.
A one stop shop is envisioned for Wits' Student Enrolment Centre.
Professor Lynne Schepartz is the Head of the Biological Anthropology Division in the School of Anatomical Sciences.
The Dean is the steward of students and promotes fairness and accountability in matters that relate to students and the various arms of the University.
Wits University Press published Professor Benedict Vilakazi’s first book of poems, the first poetry ever published in isiZulu.
After 26 years at Wits dedicated parking officer, Michael Bodibe, dons his uniform for the last time.
Wits' new University Librarian plans to transform Wits libraries into 21st Century libraries.
Nosipho Moloto hopes to use nanotechnology to solve our energy crisis.
Andrew Forbes is a Distinguished Professor in the School of Physics.
Ivan Vladislavić is a Distinguished Professor in the Creative Writing Department.
Vishnu Padayachee is a Distinguished Professor in the School of Economics and Business Sciences.
Samantha Vice is a Distinguished Professor who works with the Wits Philosophy Department and the Wits Centre for Ethics.
Mike Askew is a Distinguished Professor in the Mathematics Education Division of the Wits School of Education.
Linda Richter is a Distinguished Professor and Director of the Wits Centre of Excellence in Human Development.
Coleen Vogel is a Distinguished Professor at the Global Change and Sustainability Research Institute (GCSRI).
Chris Mathew is a Distinguished Professor in the Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience.
Bob Scholes is a Distinguished Professor at the Wits Global Change and Sustainability Research Institute (GCSRI).
One of the world's leading authorities on number theory and analysis, Luca joined Wits in 2014 as Distinguished Professor.
Biography: Professor Lee Berger is an award-winning researcher, explorer, author and speaker and a Wits alumnus.