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Nine reasons to be a Wits postgrad

  1. Wits is renowned for our high-calibre graduates, academic standing and research capabilities.
  2. Wits challenges you to develop original thinking, which is the cornerstone of intellectual growth.
  3. According to the ShanghaiRanking Consultancy, Wits is among the top 500 universities in the world in 15 subject areas– a proud achievement for an institution that will only celebrate its centenary in 2022.
  4. Our focus on producing research with impact ensures that Wits students and staff operate at the leading edge of their disciplines.
  5. Our research output achieved historic highs in 2018, standing at just over 2000 units.
  6. Over a third of our student body is made up of postgraduate students.
  7. We provide quality training to postgraduate students, while at the same time enriching the University’s undergraduate teaching.
  8. We stimulate debate and cultivate open-mindedness, critical thinking, creativity, ethics and a strong sense of social responsibility through teaching activities that promote meaningful learning.
  9. According to the latest Global Employability Survey and Ranking, directors and recruiters consider Wits graduates to be the most employable in South Africa.