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Nine reasons to be a Wits postgrad
- Wits is renowned for our high-calibre graduates, academic standing and research capabilities.
- Wits challenges you to develop original thinking, which is the cornerstone of intellectual growth.
- 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.
- Our focus on producing research with impact ensures that Wits students and staff operate at the leading edge of their disciplines.
- Our research output achieved historic highs in 2018, standing at just over 2000 units.
- Over a third of our student body is made up of postgraduate students.
- We provide quality training to postgraduate students, while at the same time enriching the University’s undergraduate teaching.
- 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.
- According to the latest Global Employability Survey and Ranking, directors and recruiters consider Wits graduates to be the most employable in South Africa.