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Ruling through Diktat

Throughout first year, there was a running joke we had where we would pull our best impression (with no malice) of the Vice-Chancellor teaching us and uttering the glorious statement, “Law is the command of the Sovereign”. 798 more words


Where's my pay rise?

Five years of 1% pay increases for university staff.

At least five years of above inflation pay increases for Vice Chancellors.

Not to mention the ‘perks’, such as cash bonuses, redecorating of offices, chauffeurs, cars, pension bonuses and holiday homes. 186 more words


UPDATED: Habib responds to EFF protest on 11th floor

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UPDATE: Habib responds

Wits vice-chancellor Professor Habib has responded to questions from Wits Vuvuzela about the issue of the registration of the EFF (Economic Freedom Fighters). 767 more words

EFF occupies VC’s office

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The Wits Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have been occupying Vice Chancellor Adam Habib’s office in protest since lunchtime Wednesday.

The Wits EFF are protesting their exclusion as an official club and society after their application for 2014 was rejected, allegedly because it was submitted late. 362 more words

University finally gets new leader, end to protests

Written by Yazeed Kamaldien

The University of the Western Cape (UWC) this weekend settled on a new rector and vice-chancellor, ending weeks of protest against its current leadership and recruitment process. 559 more words

American University appoints Nigerian as VC

Adesida, has become the first black man to be appointed the Provost/Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, United States of America.


He ended the situation where student rooms meant for 4 were harbouring 8 on the average. He invested in ICT and is largely making Wi-Fi easier to assess on campus. 1,303 more words