University of the Witwatersrand

University of the Witwatersrand

University of the Witwatersrand

Overview
Date Founded

1896

Headquarters

Private Bag 3,Wits 2050

Charitable Causes

Higher Education & Universities

Company Description

The University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, is a multi-campus South African public research university situated in the northern areas of central Johannesburg. It is more commonly known as Wits University. The university has its roots in the mining industry, as do Johannesburg and the Witwatersrand in general. Founded in 1896 as the South African School of Mines in Kimberley, it is the third oldest South African university in continuous operation, after the University of Cape Town and Stellenbosch University.

Executives & Employees

Executive Director-Clinical Medicine

Head-Gynaecology & Endoscopy

Lecturer & Head of the Interactive Digital Media

Professor & Head-School Statistics

Non-Executive Chairman-JCSE

Director-Property Revitalization Program

Visiting Chair on Teaching

Professor

Faculty-Health Sciences

Associate Professor

Board of Directors

Independent Non-Executive Director at Montauk Holdings Ltd.

Distinguished Alumni
Stanley Bergman is now Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer at Henry Schein, Inc.
Ivan Glasenberg is now Former Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer at Glencore Plc
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Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
$51K
2009
$137K
2009
$250K
2009
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