UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND, JOHANNESBURG

Welcome to the Schools Liaison Office

Schools Liaison Office
Schools Liaison Office
Schools Liaison Office

The Wits Schools Liaison Office is a dynamic team that forms the link between high school and university allowing a smooth transitional process for the student. The Schools Liaison Office gives the student a holistic understanding of what is expected of them at university level.

National Benchmark Tests and the National Senior Certificate: Please click here for clarity.  

Our Schools Liaison Officers visit a vast number of schools and advise learners about:

Other activities of the unit include:

  • Presentations to grade 9, 10, 11 and 12 learners
  • Participation in University open days
  • Parents Evenings
  • Career Exhibitions
  • Career Evenings
  • Campus Tours etc.

Should you wish to invite us to your school or any other venue suitable to make presentations on the above listed topics, please click here to make a booking.

 Schools Liaison 2012 Annual Report

 Schools Liaison 2011 Annual Report

 Schools Liaison 2010 Annual Report

Wits courts SA's super achievers

By Roxanne Joseph
29 September 2014

When Wits was ranked the top university in South Africa and on the continent this year, it became an even more attractive study destination, especially to South Africa’s best and brightest.

This weekend Wits hosted its second annual Top 100 event, with the top 100 applicants for 2015 attending the programme. The event provides an opportunity for the country’s top matriculants (based on the Admissions Point Score calculated from Grade 11 results), an exclusive experience of Wits University. Last year saw the event held for the first time and was described by organisers as “equally successful” this time round.  

Wits Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Adam Habib and the outgoing President of the Student Representative Council, Shafee Verachia, spoke to the learners about why Wits should be their first choice.

“You represent hope that this society can be transformed. In a context where we have an education system in crisis, we are particularly excited to have you represent yourselves, your families, communities and country,” said Habib.

He used two video vignettes showcasing why Wits has the top teaching and research programmes, highly sought graduates and is a place where students can have fun.

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