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February 2018

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