University of Witwatersrand

University of Witwatersrand

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa


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established Established :

1922

campus University Type and Campus :

2 urban and 3 suburban campuses

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 (founded in 1829), and Stellenbosch University (founded in 1866).

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Motto: Knowledge and work

Endowment: N/A

Administrative staff: 6,585

Students: 33,711

Undergraduates: 21,890

Postgraduates: 11,821

Male students 44 : 56 Female students

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International students

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Students : Staff ratio

http://www.wits.ac.za

Performance Analysis

Academics
26.2%
International Outlook
68.4%
Research Citations
76%
Industry income
99.7%
Overall
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