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Latest News from the Australian Board of Directors

All the latest news and activies from the Australian Board of Directors: Driving a deeper sense of connection between Wits University and its alumni and helping to forge relationships with other friends and partners of Wits.

Watch: Alumni from Australia and the UK celebrate Prof Margo Steele’s 90th Birthday

6 August 2023

Howzit, Wits Newsletter – Quarter 2 2023

7 July 2023

Winter has gracefully descended upon the southern hemisphere. As we switch between the seasons, we reflect, celebrate, and express our heartfelt gratitude to our friends at home, and in Australia, for bringing to life so many new projects, thereby creating hope, and changing our world for good.

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Stanley Bergman – Chairman of the Board and CEO, Henry Shein Inc shares with us, “Lessons Learned from South End to the Future 500”

19 May 2023

Wits Brian and Dorothy Zylstra Complex Ground-Breaking Event

4 May 2023

A ground-breaking ceremony kicks off the envisaged state-of-the-art Wits Brian and Dorothy Zylstra Sports Complex, an integrated facility for training, research, and clinical practice.

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Supporting Wits in Australia

10 April 2023

Developing the Next Generation: We cannot do it alone. We invite you to walk the Wits100 journey with us.

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Howzit, Witsies Making it in Australia – Quarter 1 2023

30 March 2023

Howzit, this e-newsletter will be frequenting your inbox sharing good news stories about and with fellow Wities in Australia and around the world.

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Private Virtual Boardroom Event

2 November 2022

Dr Judy Dlamini, Chancellor, University of the Witwatersrand, in conversation with David Gonski AC, Chancellor, University of New South Wales: “A tale of two remarkable leaders and two iconic institutions”

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Wits Alumni Homecoming

2 September 2022

If you can’t attend the Wits Alumni Homecoming in person, you can still celebrate our alma mater’s 100th birthday wherever you are.

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Podcast: Principle of Charity

30 August 2022

A excellent episode from the Principle of Charity podcast series entitled Should Business Focus on Social Impact, or Just Stick With Profit? With Andy and Judith Sloan, presented by Dr Lloyd Vogelman, a former Wits SRC President, and Emile Sherman, an acclaimed film producer (The Power of the Dog, Lion, The Kings Speech etc).

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Launch of Australian Friends of Wits University and the Wits Australia Foundation

26 May 2022

Alumni in Australia have formalised fundraising for Wits in its centenary year with R80 million already pledged by the Zylstra family’s Skye Foundation. The Australian Friends of Wits University Limited (AFWITSU) was officially launched at the Point Piper Yacht Club in Sydney, Australia, on 26 May 2022.

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Private Virtual Boardroom Event

13 April 2022

Australian Friends of Wits University invites you to a Private Virtual Boardroom Event with David Shein: “How a Witsie Built Australia’s First Unicorn”

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