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Uniting, Influencing, Leading and Empowering First Year Students

Orientation week starts with Welcome Day on 29 January 2017 and ends on 3 February 2017. Click on your Faculty for the full Orientation Programme. Remember you and your parents are invited to attend Welcome Day on 29 January 2017.

Student Orientation features a variety of workshops and activities to address the needs of incoming students, including campus tours, meeting Deans, faculty representatives, staff from various support structures, a campus challenge, numerous campus resource seminars and many fun events.   

The aim of the Orientation programme is to ensure students will:

  • Become more familiar with the campus
  • Identify the resources available aiding in their academic success
  • Begin developing relationships with our dynamic faculty and staff
  • Foster student engagement
  • Prepare students to navigate their new academic environment


Please tell us about your experience during Wits Orientation Week. 



Giving to Wits

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Whether you invest in a promising young student, or contribute towards vital research or new buildings and facilities – giving to Wits brings great personal satisfaction and lasting results you can be proud of for years to come.

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