Wits graduate harvests sun to purify water

A former Wits student, Manthako Lethobane, has come up with a way to use the power of the sun to purify water that has...

Free education: A roundup

Perdeby has produced a summary covering events since 2015. 2015 January #TransformWits was launched in response to the University of the Witwatersrand’s (Wits) conversion of financial aid...

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!!!!!

From all of us at SNG to all of you. Wishing you a very good holiday break and look forward to a brand new year...

Join the SNG team

Student News Grid (SNG) is looking for students to contribute to the site and help us reflect the diverse voices of South Africa's students in...

Free online courses

While rising university fees are making it harder to get a university degree, a growing number of institutions are offering free courses online. We came across this...
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Five tips to ace your academic paper

Handing in a thesis or dissertation is a big moment in your academic career, but it can also be a cause of anxiety if you're...
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Student news world wrap-up

Catch our wrap-up of student news around the globe: privilege pays in Oxford, Big Brother comes to Kenyan campuses, forced patriotism in Egypt, nuclear fears in...

The benefits of house-plants and how to keep them alive

Spring is swiftly on its way and what better way to celebrate its arrival than with opening your home to a new friend: a...

Creating a student generation free of HIV and Aids

The first #VarsityConvos discussion, which took place earlier this week at the Wits Solomon Mahlangu House, focused on HIV/Aids awareness and the risky behaviour...

What you should have learned in school: how to deal with NSFAS

Every week, Perdeby takes a look at something you should have learned at school to assist you in day-to-day life. This week, we take...

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