Latest News Clips

WHAT’S MAKING NEWS

OCTOBER 2018

5 October 2018 – Local radio station founder pushes against all odds (Former BTech Management student Liza Xobololo)

JULY 2018

18 July 2018 – Vusi Khanyile appointed Chairman of Santam Board (Vusi Khanyile, recipient of an honorary doctorate from WSU)

17 July 2018 – DispatchLIVE brings you Lumumba’s lecture on Mandela (Nelson Mandela Memorial Lecture 2018)

17 July 2018 – Young director to lead WSU in meeting funding shortfall (WSU’s institutional advancement director, Silvanus Welcome)

12 July 2018 – Award-winning film and television makeup artist out to boost local films by working with students

9 July 2018 – Generous vice-chancellor donates R500‚000 to needy students

7 July 2018 – Lilizela Awards 2018: The 28 judges that will decide on SA’s ‘best of the best’ in the tourism industry (Vusumuzi MlanjanaLecturer, Walter Sisulu University)

JUNE 2018

29 June 2018 – WSU Art students to wow audiences at Grahamstown Festival

20 June 2018 – Female civil engineer Onke Ngacu heads industry body

MAY 2018

16 May 2018 – Sisa Ngebulana builds on bricks of success (Recipient of WSU’s honorary doctoral degree in commerce)

APRIL 2018

19 April 2018 – Transfer of the Director-General: State Security Agency to Correctional Services (WSU law graduate Loyiso Jafta has been appointed to act as the Director-General of the State Security Agency)

18 April 2018 – Prof Marina Xaba-Mokoena, founding dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

18 April 2018 – Timelessly phenomenal, our own Prof Tebello Nyokong (WSU honourary doctorate recipient)

5 April 2018 – Q&A with Miss

Eagle Ambassador (WSU student Ntombikayise Mzobe)

4 April 2018 – Pam Golding built an empire with grace and integrity (Recipient of an honorary degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administrations from the Walter Sisulu University)

4 April 2018 – R222m for WSU and UFH student homes

4 April 2018 – Winnie to potentially receive a posthumous honorary degree

MARCH 2018

23 March 2018 – Digital era rules over WSU digs

22 March 2018 – Health model one of the best on the continent

16 March 2018 –  Where to do bridging courses

13 March 2018 – Saica nod for WSU accounting degree

7 March 2018 – Terence Nombembe: Six quick facts on state capture’s head of investigations (Terence Nombembe, alumni)

FEBRUARY 2018

19 February 2018 – Local black women breaking down barriers in medicine (Dr Ncumisa Jilata, WSU medical graduate)

1 February 2018 – Outcomes of the National Review of the LLB programme released

JANUARY 2018

23 January 2018 – Transkei murder rate ‘among world’s highest’ (Murder study by academic Dr Meel Banwari)

9 January 2018 – Education lobby group asks court to prevent WSU law accreditation from being revoked

9 January 2018 – Dr Viwe Mtwesi gets to the heart of medicine (Former medical graduate, cardiologist Dr Viwe Mtwesi)

DECEMBER 2017

12 December 2017 – Small fashion design business making a big impact in Cape Town (Pinkie Luswazi, Unitra Bachelor of Fine Arts student)

7 December 2017 – WSU vows to fight back after LLB accreditation withdrawal 

4 December 2017 – Walter Sisulu University comes to visit (WSU visits CPUT ECP)

NOVEMBER 2017

9 November 2017 – PE designers making most of chance (Fashion design graduate Khanya Matolengwe)

OCTOBER 2017

8 October 2017 – Universities initiate talks on 2018 fee increases

6 October 2017 – New medical school slated for Eastern Cape

6 October 2017 – Sasco wins all Walter Sisulu University campuses

4 October 2017 –  Stark contrast between previously advantaged and disadvantaged universities – NSFAS chair

4 October 2017 – Future Nation Schools founder donates 25,000 books to Walter Sisulu University

SEPTEMBER 2017

22 September 2017 – WSU students’ council election race hots up

13 September 2017 – WSU: Our systems not to blame  for erroneous transfer of R14m to student

10 September 2017 – Bursary recipient never gave up on his dream (Samkelo Tom)

AUGUST 2017

20 August 2017 – Newsmaker: Excellence in action (former student Dr Thabisa Maqoqa)

16 August 2017 – Local ceramicist flies flag at French residency (Simphiwe Mbunyuza)

10 August 2017 – The South African Collective with Zodwa Tunani 

JULY 2017

28 July 2017 – WSU fully accredited for Management Studies

27 July 2017 – Why did this would-be pilot trade her wings for waves – WSU civil engineering student Ratanang Maremane?

21 July 2017 – Research development tops agenda at WSU

25 July 2017 – WSU looks for youth solutions with Lusikisiki’s Palmerton Community

19 July 2017 – Kraaifontein ceramicist – former WSU fine arts student, Simphiwe Mbunyuza – lands French residency

14 July 2017 – Meet the 12 ‘The Intern by David Tlale’ contestants, former WSU fashion student, Lulama Makha

7 July 2017 – Meet Africa’s youngest neurosurgeon, former WSU student, Dr Ncumisa Jilata

3 July 2017 – Walter Sisulu University student screen documentaries

3 July 2017 – Paediatricians share skills with colleagues in Eastern Cape

2 July 2017 – SAICA looks to help get SA back on track

1 July 2017 – Withdrawal of accreditation – response from universities

2 July 2017 – uMhlobo Wenene FM announces line-up changes – former WSU journalism student, Siphiwo Nzawumbi