“It’s not all guts and glory” -Gia Nicolaides on being a EWN journalist

The Eyewitness News journalist, Gia Nicolaides returned to her roots when she visited the Wits Journalism honours class on Tuesday. Nicolaides started her career as a journalist writing for the Wits Vuvuzela and… Continue reading

Great Hall columns to memorialise counsel members

A controversial campaign to rebuild the support columns of the iconic Wits Great Hall to depict members of Wits University Counsel was approved by the Wits Senior Executive Team (SET), today. The executive… Continue reading

Witsies dominate accountancy test

Wits students dominated an annual competency test for accountants by obtaining 5 of the 10 highest results nationally. The students participated in the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) ‘Initial Test of… Continue reading

Wits showed fighting skills against the log leaders

  THE WITS rugby side lost its match, 48-21, against Stellenbosch Maties in the FNB Varsity Cup at the Wits Rugby Stadium on Monday despite showing tremendous perseverance and playing their hearts out.… Continue reading

Two Witsies make top six in SABC’s ‘One Day Leader’

SEADIMO Tlale and Anele Nzimande, LLB Law students at Wits, are part of the final six contestants on the reality show, One Day Leader.  The show airs every Sunday at 6.30pm and sees… Continue reading

Politics students want more sex harassment info

POLITICAL Studies students have welcomed a letter from their department addressing sexual harassment allegations but worry the information is too little, too late. Students who spoke to Wits Vuvuzela said that they are… Continue reading

Wits Legal Office “gags” Politics department

  The Political Studies department has written that it is “deeply disappointed” by the action taken by the Wits Legal Office following allegations of sexual harassment made by the Wits Vuvuzela, last year. The… Continue reading

Campus-wide inquiry into sexual harassment

Wits has set up a campus-wide inquiry in response to allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct, most recently against a senior drama lecturer. The inquiry will assess existing policies and procedures to prevent… Continue reading

Politics lecturer under investigation

It is unclear whether an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against the former head of the political studies department, Prof Rupert Taylor, has been undertaken following a report last year in the… Continue reading


Incoming Vice Chancellor Prof Adam Habib has acknowledged the university needs “a new paradigm” for pursuing perpetrators of sexual harassment, he said in an interview with the Vuvuzela. “The difficulty has therefore been… Continue reading