University of Witwatersrand

Public University

Johannesburg, South Africa

Ranking

  • # 197
  • # 400

Overview

The University of Witwatersrand located in Johannesburg, is a South African public research oriented university. It is referred to as Wits. Founded in 1896 by the name of South African School of Mines in Kimberley, Wits University is believed to be the third oldest South African university till date Read more

Highlights Of University of Witwatersrand

Founding Year

1922

Best For

Management, Law

  • Wits University consists of 28 famous South African Research Initiative(SARChI) Chairs and six DST-NRF Centres of Excellence.
  • Wits University houses two main libraries -- the William Cullen libraries, the Wartenweiler and twelve branch libraries.
  • The University of the Witwatersrand has valuable educational and sightseeing avenues which completely indicate the richness of the African history, academic avenues, subject diversity and social interaction.

Famous Alumni

Nadine Gordimer

South African writer

Sydney Brenner

Biologist

Nelson Mandela

Former President of South Africa

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University of Witwatersrand

Public University

Johannesburg, South Africa

The University of Witwatersrand located in Johannesburg, is a South African public research oriented university. It is referred to as Wits. Founded in 1896 by the name of South African School of Mines in Kimberley, Wits University is believed to be the third oldest South African university till date Read more

Ranking
#197
#400

Highlights of University of Witwatersrand

Founding Year

1922

Best For

Management, Law
  • Wits University consists of 28 famous South African Research Initiative(SARChI) Chairs and six DST-NRF Centres of Excellence.
  • Wits University houses two main libraries -- the William Cullen libraries, the Wartenweiler and twelve branch libraries.
  • The University of the Witwatersrand has valuable educational and sightseeing avenues which completely indicate the richness of the African history, academic avenues, subject diversity and social interaction.
  • Famous Alumni
    Nadine Gordimer

    South African writer

    Sydney Brenner

    Biologist

    Nelson Mandela

    Former President of South Africa

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