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In an era where technology is prevalent in the everyday lives of civilians, jobs in the field of technology have developed to keep up with this technological market. A career in Graphic Design is one of many occupations that have come to be as a result of technology, and with it, comes many institutions that offer courses that can help students in their pursuit of a career in the field of Graphic Design.


Rural schools are known to be among the most under-resourced in the country. This is an issue that 26-Year-old Thami Manganya chose not to overlook when he walked 800km over a span of 20 days from Wits University in Johannesburg to Idutywa Eastern Cape.  


Wits' Student Representative Council has announced that the University has agreed to pay the fees of LLB students who were hurt by NSFAS' decision to no longer fund the qualification. NSFAS made the decision early this year that they would no longer be funding postgraduate qualifications.


A bigger spotlight is needed when it comes to student mental health. In just two weeks, three students from the University of the Witwatersrand died by suicide. The University's Student Representative Council has spoken on the matter.


26-year-old Wits University graduate, Thami Manganya completed his 800km walk for charity from Wit University's Johannesburg campus to Idutywa in the Eastern Cape.


There are a variety of public tertiary institutions in South Africa that offer the opportunity for students to pursue a degree in Psychology. Studying a degree in Psychology will differ depending on various tertiary institutions and the type of Psychology specialisation that a student would like to pursue.


Applications to study music at Wits University in 2022 are now open so if you're wanting to take your musical talent to another level and get qualified, apply now! Wits Music is one of South Africa’s most innovative higher education music departments.


With a degree in journalism being quite flexible, students are afforded the opportunity to choose from a wide range of courses and institutions when considering a career in journalism.


Following the death of a Wits student just last week by suicide, the University's Student Representative Council has shown concern for students' mental health. The University itself has not said anything about the student's passing, even though it happened at a University residence.


South Africa is working on creating a new language policy for schools, that will be an advantage to the learners of the country.  Assessment will start being made available in African languages, other than English and Afrikaans until the new language policy is implemented. 


If you want to study next year, you need to start by applying. The key is to find out the 2022 institution application dates. Applying for tertiary studies can be challenging to find out the details you need. From finding out the application dates so that you can start collecting all of the documents required. Application dates may vary and/or change due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Most colleges are opening up for 2022 applications during the month of May. 


Are you looking to study at Wits or currently studying at Wits and wondering if NSFAS will fund your studies? Keep on reading to find out if they do and what they offer.


Even though the national shutdown has been called off, students are continuing to protest and take to the streets. The public is fed up but the SA Union of Students argues that students have every right to protest.


The University of the Witswatersrand, better known as Wits, produces more millionaires than any other university in SA. If you want to be a part of that statistic one day, apply now!


Wits SRC assists many students with registration by starting their own fundraiser. Though protesting has died down, we have not seen the end of the movement for free education, public policing and justice. 


A pat on the back is in order for the student representative council at Wits who raised R4 million to pay student registration fees and student debt. This is part of a bigger goal in their '21 million in 2021 Campaign'.


Student protests have escalated to a nationwide shutdown and students say they aren't demanding anything they weren't already promised.


After the death of a civilian, the police are being investigated for the murder of an innocent man, and their training is in question. Wits university students should be allowed to peacefully protest and exercise their human rights without the disruption of police brutality. 


We have all been shaken by the death that came from the Wits protest on Wednesday. Now, the University, along with Minister and many organisations have responded, with dismay nonetheless. Students now want further action to be taken, even more than before.


Funding constraints for universities create stress and talk of a possible #FeesMustFall movement and deserving students are being left out of funding schemes because, of Covid-19 related budget cuts and students stuck in the system.

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