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Development and Fundraising Office

Wits in SA

The Development and Fundraising Office (DFO) team manages fundraising, facilitates donor engagement, stewardship and raises the Wits profile internally and externally. The DFO which include the US and UK office is responsible for activities that advance the fundraising arm of the University by engaging with corporate, trusts and foundations, government and individual donors.

Wits in the UK

Wits in the UK is an online resource for UK-based alumni and friends of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.  

Wits in the UK webpages connect you with Wits in South Africa, with Wits’ two charitable organisations in the UK called the Wits Foundation UK and the University of the Witwatersrand Appeal fund, and with Wits’ representative in the UK, Lynda Murray.

Follow us on social media - on twitter @witsintheuk and on facebook @witsuk for regular updates on news and issues from Wits, as well as achievements of its staff students and alumni.

Wits in the US

This is an online resource for alumni, friends, and supporters of Wits University who live in the United States. It is a way for Witsies and others to stay connected with Wits and each other, and to find out how they can help maintain Wits as a globally-ranked university. Wits in the US connects you with University of the Witwatersrand Fund Inc. (Wits Fund) to help raise funds and strengthen ties for the University.

Wits has a representative in the US, Nooshin Erfani-Ghadimi helping the US Wits community to stay linked to each other and to Wits itself.

Please follow the Wits in America social media accounts on Twitter @WitsUSA and on Facebook @WitsinAmerica.

To contact us, click here.