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Last updated: 12/6/2019
The University of Witwatersrand
Full Member
1 Jan Smuts Ave, Johannesburg, 2000
South Africa
27 011 717 1000 (Phone)
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  Dr. Bhekinkosi Moyo
  Adjunct Professor
  Elelwani Mudau
  Financial Administrative Assistant
  Think-tank/University-based institution
  Vision Statement
The University of the Witwatersrand aspires to be a leading world-class research-intensive university firmly embedded among international top league universities by 2022.

Mission Statement
The mission of the University of the Witwatersrand is to grow its global stature as a leading research-intensive university and a gateway to research engagement and intellectual achievement in Africa. This it will achieve by building on the principles of intellectual excellence, international competitiveness and local relevance.As an institution built on principles of intellectual excellence, we are committed to providing high-quality, internationally competitive education, founded on high academic standards, cutting-edge research, public engagement, and productive partnerships with leading institutions throughout the world.

In pursuing our visionary goal of becoming a top-league university located on African soil, we aim to:

amplify our generation and dissemination of groundbreaking knowledge in niche areas
optimise our international visibility and impact of research, and our reputation for teaching
maintain a high proportion of international students and staff
recruit highly talented students for undergraduate education
maintain a high proportion of carefully selected postgraduate students
produce highly influential graduates for the global civil society
widen our footprint globally through extensive strategic networks
attract and retain distinguished scholars and prize-winning leaders in niche and strategic fields
attract and retain the best academic and support staff
contribute to society through research, teaching and social engagement
maintain a distinctive focus and reputation for groundbreaking research and scholarship in science, engineering and technology (SET) areas
benchmark with top-league and top-100 universities, including the UK Russell Group, the Australian Group of Eight, and the Big 5 in South Africa
provide a high-quality, supportive research and educational environment for students and staff
establish and sustain a sound base for diversified sources of income
retain a high degree of academic freedom and institutional independence
retain our long-lasting legacy of high-level achievement and excellence
  Sub-Saharan Africa
  Conferences and seminars, Information services, Peer learning, Training
  Tertiary Education
Additional Information
R. Dr. Virgílio de Carvalho Pinto, 433 - Sala 7 São Paulo - SP – Brazil 

Tel. +55 11 3078-7299