WSU’s R200m university library wins award
WSU’s collaborative project, the Phyllis Ntantala Library is the recipient of this year’s South African Institute of Architects Border Kei Regional Award – the highest honour at its level. The Phyllis Ntantala Library is an R200 million joint initiative amongst the province’s biggest universities including the University of Fort... Read more
WSU embarks on R180m refurbishment
Walter Sisulu University is refurbishing teaching and learning facilities on all its four campuses to costs in excess of R180 million for building construction, ICT, residence and student infrastructure development. As the year 2019 comes to an end, the bulk of the projects have reached completion stage. At the... Read more
Researcher’s memory loss cure breakthrough
A new medical breakthrough by WSU’s pharmacognostic researcher, Dr Taiwo Olayemi Elufioye could help recover memory loss through a groundbreaking anti-aging drug discovery at the university. In her research study titled: “Metabolomic Profiling of Selected Medicinal Plants With Memory Enhancing And Related Potentials Using Direct Or Hyphenated Spectroscopic Methods”... Read more
Alumni helps students to save with co-learning app
Walter Sisulu University alumni, Silindile Ngwane and Simamkele Ndabeni have developed an educational application called Sesyme that could save students thousands of rands in textbook costs. The duo launched the two-months-old co-learning mobile application at WSU’s Mthatha campus on 25 August 2019. Silindile said the struggle of not having... Read more
WSU fully accredited for management studies
WSU’s Butterwoth Campus recently celebrated achieving a SA Board of People Practices accreditation for the Human Resource management programme which coincided with an award ceremony honouring top performing students. The department received their accreditation certificates for the ND: Human Resources Management and B Tech Human Resource Management WSU (Butterworth... Read more
Research development tops agenda at WSU
The Walter Sisulu University (WSU) Directorate of Research Development (DRD), aims to create an enabling environment for staff and students to be empowered through research knowledge and skills. According to WSU acting research director, Dr Nomabandla Cishe, the University  has a vision to focus on research and community partnership... Read more