Wits’ SRC is gunning for Vice Chancellor Professor Zeblon Vilakazi and has heavily criticised some of his decisions pertaining to the demands of students
While former Wits Vice Chancellor Professor Adam Habib has apologised for using the n-word, he said his apology was not because he had done anything wrong
The right to protest has been severely impacted due to Covid-19 Lockdown regulations that has limited the right to gather publicly.
Onlookers were left scratching their heads on Friday, as a group of students involved in the Wits protests decided to get even… with a mining statue.
The Wits protests are taking a controversial turn, after a group of students attempted to tear down a gold mining statue on Friday afternoon.
The government has until 17:00 on Friday to meet the demands of a leading student union – with the group threatening a ‘national shutdown’ next week.
While the circumstances remain unclear, the suspensions of the Wits SRC members follows several days of demonstrations which led to the death of one man
Seven Wits students that were arrested during the protests on Wednesday will not be prosecuted and have been released from custody.
The government announced the 2021 living expense and other financial allowances for grant students during a media briefing on NSFAS funding.
ANC secretary general Ace Magashule addressed outraged Wits University students who are not backing down on their demands
Cabinet agreed to a comprehensive review of the student funding policy.
President Ramaphosa has come down like a ton of bricks on SAPS, stating that there was an ‘overreach’ by the officers policing the Wits protests.
South Africans have reacted angrily to the death of Mthokozisi Ntumba, the man who was killed by police during the Wits University student protests
No qualifying student will be left out of NSFAS Student Funding support , the government has promised after the Wits shooting.
Students owe Wits University almost R1 billion in historical debt according to vice-chancellor and principal Professor Zeblon Vilakazi
Mthokozisi Ntumba died during violent clashes between police and protesting Wits University students and IPID has already opened a probe into the incident
A Wits student describes first-hand the events that unfolded during protests at the university in Johannesburg on Wednesday, leaving one man dead.
Some social media users were unhappy with Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s tweet about the 35 year-old man who was shot dead during Wits University protests
This is, quite literally, the smoking gun. Newly released CCTV footage from the Wits Protest has captured the moment a SAPS officer fatally shot someone.
Twitter broke into a frenzy after Finance Minister Tito Mboweni tweeted about the Wits Shooting stating that a student had not been killed.
A man was shot allegedly by a police officer during Wits University’s student protests, calling for their indebted counterparts to be allowed to register
Protesting Wits University students have no plans on backing down on their demands for the institution’s management to allow their indebted counterparts to register
Wits University students ensured that despite lockdown there would still be traditional protests to kick off the 2021 academic year.
Wits University’s Student Representative Council (SRC) is unhappy with the institution’s handling of the current debt crisis some students find themselves in, due to the COVID-19 pandemic
The pronouncement comes after a mother complained to the Public Protector’s Office in May 2019 that Wits had unfairly excluded her son and three other students from re-admission to the MBBCh programme.