University of the Witwatersrand (WITS) Orientation Week 2024

University of the Witwatersrand (WITS) Orientation Week 2024

When: Monday, 29 January 2024 – Monday, 29 January 2024
Where: All campuses.
Start time: 9:00

Orientation week starts with Welcome Day on Sunday, 28 January 2024, and ends on 2 February 2024.

Click on your Faculty for the full Orientation Programme. Remember you and your parents are invited to attend Welcome Day on 29 January 2024.

Student Orientation features a variety of workshops and activities to address the needs of incoming students, including campus tours, meeting Deans, faculty representatives, staff from various support structures, a campus challenge, numerous campus resource seminars and many fun events.
The aim of the Orientation programme is to ensure students will:

  • Become more familiar with the campus
  • Identify the resources available aiding in their academic success
  • Begin developing relationships with our dynamic faculty and staff
  • Foster student engagement
  • Prepare students to navigate their new academic environment