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The Chancellor holds the formal position of head of the University. The Chancellor is elected by Convocation and has a six-year term of office. He or she may hold office for only two terms. He or she confers degrees at graduation ceremonies in the name of the University, and performs other functions

Current Chancellor of Wits University

Dr Judy Dlamini
Term of office: December 2018 -

Former Chancellors of Wits University