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Relief and unbridled joy permeated the air at WSU’s Potsdam Site as approximately 25 final-year Information Technology (IT) students from the Buffalo City Campus graduated from an 8-month...

WSU’s strategic placement puts it in a unique and advantageous position to undertake empirical research that grapples with the complexities of South Africa’s development challenges, specifically...

Artificial Intelligence, 4IR, Digitalisation, and other popular phrases used to describe recent technological developments carry no meaning for the destitute population of South Africa. These...

Walter Sisulu University played host to the three-day long NEMISA 2024 Digital Skills Summit which took place in East London from 21 to 23 February 2024. The summit, spearheaded by NEMISA in...

A study by two WSU academics, Dr Ayewumi Agunbiade and Professor Enongene Sone delves deeper into how Africans can identify and avoid being swindled through the ever-changing tricks of Ponzi...

FUNDA EYESINGESI - FOUR WSU ACADEMICS PUBLISHED FOUR CREATIVE WRITING BOOKS Ngabaxelengi abane kwiFakhalthi yezoMthetho, ezoLuntu kunye neeNzululwazi ngezeNtlalo, kunye neCandelo leNguqu...

READ IN ISIXHOSA - ABAHLOHLI ABANE BAPHEHLELELE IINCWADI ZOBUGCISA EZINE   Four academics in the Faculty of Law, Society, and Social Sciences and the Directorate for Transformation and...

It was an ideal start for the FNB WSU All Blacks outfit at the Sisa Dukashe Stadium in Mdantsane as they lay siege to FNB UKZN Impi as they beat the visitors 35 – 21 on Thursday 22 Feb. 24...

Despite facing traumatic life events that led to losing one arm, Ibongwe Mtshengu, a Walter Sisulu University softballer, persevered and earned a spot to play for Team South Africa Softball...

Walter Sisulu University (WSU) recently boosted its transportation fleet by acquiring seven new sprinter buses. These additions aim to address the needs of students and staff commuting within the...

In her University Opening Address recently, WSU Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor Rushiella Nolundi Songca, raved about  University’s infrastructure projects as a key achievement...

WSU Hospitality Graduate, Sinethemba Mhlambiso’s dedication to nurturing young talents has paid off impressively for his student, Lisakhanya Skitas, as well as the East Cape Midlands TVET College...

Upon the commencement of her University Opening Address in Mthatha, WSU Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor Rushiella Nolundi Songca, proudly detailed the milestones the Rationalisation and...

As WSU kicks off its academic year, Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Prof Rushiella Songca, delivered her 2024 opening address at the Mthatha Campusto reflect on the state of the university since...

As universities across the country embark on the crucial phase of admission and registration, it symbolises the onset of a transformative journey for prospective students gearing up to commence...

As part of their efforts to combat social ills, WSU Brand Ambassadors have launched a “MySafeSpace” web application to give students a voice to express their concerns within the WSU...

Walter Sisulu University in collaboration with the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) and the National Research Foundation-South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (NRF-SAIAB) aim...

A Master of Economics candidate, in the Department of Economics and Financial Sciences, Cebo Mawindi, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the prestigious Nedbank Budget Speech Competition that...

Public Relations (PR) lecturer Mkhululi Grawe has recently reported an impressive and improved publishing rate of news articles for mainstream media houses by their Advanced Diploma...

Walter Sisulu University Social Sciences researcher, Professor Simon Murote Kang’ethe recently delivered a captivating inaugural lecture at Mthatha Campus that explored various contradictory...

  The infusion of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) in everyday life to elevate and enrich human lives has become popular with Walter Sisulu University academics as they strive to be a...

Scores of WSU graduates were able to obtain their academic certificates from the university recently thanks to an intervention championed by the institution’s Convocation Executive Committee that...

WSU Faculty of Education studentprenuer, Ncedo Ntsabo, was crowned the number one contender of the Entrepreneurship Development in Higher Education (EDHE) intervarsity that took place in...

In a display of wealthy evidence of expertise and commitment, a 35-year-old WSU Accounting Sciences Head of Department, Senzo Ndlangamandla has clinched the prestigious top spot as the overall...

Combining their passion for technology with the desire to address rising crime concerns, Buzwe Dlembula and Mphathise Dayimani have created a sophisticated crime intelligence system by matching...

A WSU music lecturer in the Department of Humanities and Creative Arts, Nyiko Condry Ngobeni, took the stage to render a harmonious opera piece at the 2023 African Growth and Opportunity Act Forum...

The Directorate of Research and Innovation (DRI) recently held an Institutional Research and Innovation Day at the Mthatha Campus with the institution’s top researchers interrogating the theme:...

Unadulterated joy reverberated in Cape Town as WSU's marketing and communication unit walked away with five awards at this year’s Marketing, Advancement and Communication in Education (MACE)...

The unbridled passion and love for sports and all its accompanying and subsequent administration recently led to WSU marketing student McArthur Wulana being elected to the executive of the...

The WSU Komani campus held its third annual Dean’s Academic Excellence Awards  in November to honour undergraduate students for their academic achievements.   The awards were instituted...

Walter Sisulu University researcher, Dr Zukiswa Roboji, presented a paper at the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) Parliament Forum 2023 held at Emperor’s Palace, Johannesburg...

A National Pollution Lab Chemistry Technician, Thandiswa Matuka, led a group of three female scientists on a research expedition to detect the presence and level of inorganic Pollutants in the...

The Directorate of Research and Innovation (DRI)  hosted a Mthatha Campus Research and Innovation Day on, 2 November 2023, under the theme: Reimagining Multidisciplinary Research and...

The Mthatha and Butterworth Campus choirs were officially crowned at the 2023 O.R Tambo Choral Music Festival in celebration of the iconic Oliver Reginald Tambo. The provincials were held in East...

In a significant development for the healthcare community in the country, three Walter Sisulu University doctors have been elected council members of different colleges in the prestigious Colleges...

WSU Mathematics Education Professor Jogymol Alex has been inducted as the first South African representative on the Mathematics Education for the Future Project dedicated to innovating...

Acting Executive Director of the WSU Directorate of Research and Innovation (DRI), Professor Thobeka Ncwanywa, has encouraged WSU researchers to actively pursue research that is based in and...

Walter Sisulu University management together with the Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA) have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) which fosters collaboration between the two entities for the...

At least 20 WSU academics currently enrolled for Masters and doctoral degrees participated in an intense four-day workshop aimed at training the group on fundamental and structural academic...

WSU Faculty of Natural Sciences student, Sithethelele Bekwa, was among the top three winners at the Bio Africa Innovation Convention with his innovative research that addresses water contamination...

Growing up in the confines of a shack lining the dusty streets of a deeply rural village in Mount Ayliff did little to dissuade  WSU alumnus, Mihlali Makhalima from fulfilling his dreams of...

The Disability Support Services Unit in Transformation and Language Directorate (TLD), Student Counseling Unit (SCU) and the Directorate of Learning and Teaching (DLT) hosted an induction workshop...

Walter Sisulu University Broadcasting graduate, Thabile Makapela has encouraged young broadcasting enthusiasts to be persistent in their pursuit of careers in media. This comes after the...

Within the walls of Walter Sisulu University, a captivating collection of artefacts stands as a tribute to the late Professor Canasseus Masilo Lamla’s profound dedication to preserving African...

On-going austerity measures in the higher education sector brought about a contextual and important dose of reality for many graduands and their families during the recent WSU spring graduation...

The Directorate of Teaching and Learning is in the process of developing a WSU101 course to help transition first-year students who come from under-resourced schooling backgrounds, into university...

Keeping up with the fast-growing and ever-changing literary aspect of medical humanities is necessary to ensure the high quality of patient care according to WSU researcher, Dr Oyewumi Olatoye...

Public Relations Management lecturer, Nelson Nciweni, discussed his research on digital divide at an international conference held at the Central University of Technology in Bloemfontein. Nciweni...

My name is Inam Yekwayo,  a conservation ecologist and a Xhosa woman from the Eastern Cape. I am in love with nature. Nature gives me peace; it heals my soul and clears my mind. I am...

“Addressing Health Issues Through Evidence-based Interventions and Research Innovation” was the theme of the 2023 Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Research Day held at the Health Resource...

Women involved in the cannabis industry  gathered in Lusikisiki to be empowered with insights into various crucial elements within the cannabis domain such as science, legislation and...

In response to the National Department of Basic Education’s directive to incorporate coding and robotics into the schooling system, WSU’s Faculty of Education has undertaken an initiative to equip...

  The World Federation of the Deaf declared  September a Deaf Awareness Month to raise positive aspects of deafness that included the South African Sign Language(SASL )STE Walter...

Two Walter Sisulu University (WSU) Public Administration masters students represented the university at the 2nd Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) Research Institute Forum 2023...

The promise of agri-preneurship is the driving force behind economic growth and empowerment in the Eastern Cape Province, yet, beneath the aspiration lies a pressing challenge of the scarcity of...

Walter Sisulu University (WSU) and the Eastern Cape Department of Education (ECDoE) have joined forces to save the mother of all professions through the implementation of an application drive...

Five doctoral students from Walter Sisulu University (WSU) received a Sustained Academic Research and Training Program (SACERT) Track B full scholarship to attend a two-day international...

In a groundbreaking move towards redefining the landscape of healthcare delivery, WSU has embarked on a pioneering partnership with the Eastern Cape Department of Health, aimed at decentralizing...

Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies, Mondli Gungubele, called on both the basic education and higher education systems to reconfigure their respective curriculums in order to adopt...

Walter Sisulu University participated in the May Measurement Month initiative by the International Society for Hypertension to assist communities with early detection of hypertension to avoid...

WSU’s sociology professor, Emeka Obioha, in the Faculty of Law, Humanities and Social Sciences has been elected to serve in the executive board of the International Sociological Association (ISA):...

An IsiXhosa language expert in the Department of Administration and Hospitality Management, Sinoyolo Nokutywa, said the prescription of his drama book at Fort Hare University and WSU shows the...

The Eastern Cape’s Small Micro and Medium Business (SMME) sector is operating in a precarious environment due to a lack of cybersecurity regulation, according to WSU lecturer and researcher,...

Two WSU Bachelor of Education third-year students who participated in an international student exchange programme in the first semester have returned to start their School Based Experience (SBE)...

Walter Sisulu University’s acting Languages Manager, Sinoyolo Nokutywa, is headed to Universities in Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya in August to forge collaborations to develop African...

WSU’s newly installed Chancellor and Africa’s first black female chartered accountant Nonkululeko Gobodo recently called on business and industry to give women the adequate support and space to...

At least 11 fishing cooperatives stand to benefit from a partnership between WSU, Yakhani Corporative and Wild Coast Fishing Corporatives in King Sabata Dalindyebo Municipality. Housed by the...

A year-long negotiation between WSU and the Eastern Cape Department of Health culminated in the penning of a historic 10-year agreement between the two parties in a bid to recommit to a...

Senior lecturer and Researcher in WSU’s Mathematical Sciences and Computing Department, Doctor William Vambe has recently become one of the awardees in the International Society of Pitching...

A 22-year old Public Management student, Siyanda Nhlabathi, will represent the institution at the National University Sports South Africa (USSA) National Body Building Championships in Mpumalanga...

In a remarkable display of community engagement and commitment to improving the lives of local women, WSU’s Dr Viwe Nogaga, is running a breast reduction marathon for  women suffering from...

Israel Kariyana Continuing Professional Teacher Development This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. The greatest tool to redress colonial injustice is the educational curriculum. This article presents personal...

WSU Mechanical Engineering student, Chumasande Somazembe is set to compete in the Miss Multiverse Pageant to be held in the Dominican Republic in October. The Dimbaza-born beauty will represent...

Early management of burns in rural patients was at the  core of the burns symposium fostered by Walter Sisulu University’s plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr Viwe Nogaga. Established in...

There aren’t too many cities in the world whose embodiment and embrace of customer loyalty, customer satisfaction and quality service are quite as pronounced and safeguarded as the iconic city of...

  The superior flailing about of karate chops, kicks and punches earned WSU joint-first position at this year’s edition of the annual University Sports South Africa (USSA) National Karate...

  A study conducted by a WSU Linguistics  researcher, Sinoyolo Nokutywa suggests that semiotic language of South African drivers should be included in the K53 curriculum for learner...

A spotless campaign that saw the WSU women’s basketball team go undefeated at this year’s University Sport South Africa national tournament saw the squad being promoted to the top tier division of...

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Walter Sisulu University students’ competitive edge has yet again secured multiple victories in the 2023 Higher Institutions Performing Arts Festival (HEIPAFEST), held in Pretoria for 6 days at...

  Lecturer in the WSU Komani Campus Department of Information and Communication Technology, Munienge Mbodila, was one of the international researchers invited to presenting papers at the...

A WSU basketball player has once again dribbled his way into selection for the USSA national basketball squad set to compete in the 2023 International University Sports Federation (FISU) World...

Researchers from Walter Sisulu University’s seven faculties recently gathered for a Sustainable Education Curriculum Design Workshop aimed at unearthing innovative strategies for creating...

  Linguists from universities across Africa assembled for the Southern African Linguistics and Applied Linguistics Society (SALALS) 2023 conference hosted by Walter Sisulu University’s...

The excessive use of social media by young adults in the Buffalo City Municipal area is one of the key contributors to the detriment of their mental and physical health, according to recent...

Institutional Softball Team Manager Nolwandle Nongauza has been appointed as Head of Delegation for the Softball South Africa Senior Ladies team ahead of Europe/African WBSC Women’s Softball World...

WSU Alumna and Chief Executive Officer of Numeric, Sibonelo Nongcula said that good quality teachers supersede the use of technology when it comes to producing good results in schools. This was...

Part of WSU's strategic objectives emphasize that the university is ideally situated to serve the community and industry, as well as to strengthen relationships with local, regional, and even...

A WSU Masters student in Public Administration, Zona Ndamase (26), has earned a top 3 finish at the 10th Continental Essay Competition hosted by the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) in...

Ubulongwe (cow dung), plants and solar power are amongst the natural resources explored by WSU for conversion into renewable energy to mitigate persisting blackouts in South Africa caused by low...