As told to: “the privilege in the air is suffocating my soul”

Former Wits student, currently doing her postgraduate degree at Stellenbosch University, Anelisa* shares her views on #FeesMustFall and the issue of identity.  Anelisa*, 23 year old former Wits student, doing her honours in Psychology at Stellenbosch University. The #FeesMustFall movement in the past year has really helped shaped my identity as a black African. I … Continue reading As told to: “the privilege in the air is suffocating my soul”

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Wits Poll: Student majority say yes

The results from the Wits student poll show that the majority of students want the university to resume its academic programme on Monday.  The interim results from yesterday’s poll run by Wits University indicate that 77% of the total respondents  want the academic programme to resume on Monday, October 3. The poll, conducted via SMS … Continue reading Wits Poll: Student majority say yes

Wits poll a tactic to deter the movement, say protesters

Wits University will hold an electronic poll tomorrow to decide whether the academic programme will resume next week. Student leaders and #FeesMustFall protesters have expressed their opposition to a university-wide poll due to run tomorrow calling it a way to divide and slow down the movement. The university issued a statement on Tuesday, September 27, saying … Continue reading Wits poll a tactic to deter the movement, say protesters

Uplifted Life society hosts event for scholars

Student society, Uplifted Life, hosted an event at Wits University this past Saturday to teach High School learners on the importance of choosing the right educational path. The Uplifted Life society held an event for High School learners from Soweto-based schools on Saturday, with a focus on educating scholars on the importance of their education. Ida Motshegoa, a … Continue reading Uplifted Life society hosts event for scholars