Our History and Traditions

The history of Wits is inextricably linked with mining, academic excellence, and with political and civic activism.

Stories of the Past

From the development of radar within three months in World War II to surgeons suspending a conference to care for those injured during the Johannesburg Station bombing, explore the past with these interesting articles.

Early Ambassadors of Change

Individuals who shaped the future of Wits through their actions in the past.