Educational Institutions

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

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Overview

12th
Rank in Johannesburg

The University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg is a multi-campus South African public research university located in the northern areas of central Johannesburg. It is more commonly known as Wits University. 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. In 1959, the Extension of University Education Act forced restricted registrations of black students for most of the apartheid era. The location of the university makes it the perfect place to hold meetings and gathering in the spacious conference centre provided by the university. The university is dedicated to the acquisition, advancement and imparting of knowledge through the pursuit of truth in free and open debate Show Less

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Rank in Educational Institutions

2nd

Leading Events

Thu, 08 - Fri, 09 Sep 2022

Address

-26.19225328.033148
Richard Ward, 1 Jan Smuts Ave, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, 2000
Johannesburg, South Africa

Event Calendar

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24th - 26th
Apr, 23

African Social Marketing Association Conference

 • Conference • World Social Marketing
8
8th - 9th
Sep, 22

International Conference on Health, Wellness & Society

 • Conference • 12thediton • Common Ground Research Networks
23
7th - 9th
Jul, 21

Young Concrete Researchers, Engineers and Technologist Symposium (YCRETS)

 • Conference • Concrete Society of Southern Africa
22
29th - 31st
Jul, 20
Cancelled

Annual Arnova-africa & Arocsa Conference

1
1st - 3rd
Jul, 20
Postponed

South African Chemical Engineering Congress (SACEC)

 • Conference • SAIChE IChemE
8
1st - 3rd
Jul, 20

Southern African Alliance Conference

 • Conference • Higher Education User Group (HEUG)
6

Flagship Events

Thu, 08 - Fri, 09 Sep 2022
Johannesburg
23 Participants

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