Walter Sisulu University

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Walter Sisulu University
founding 2005
Sponsorship state
place Mthatha
country South Africa
Vice Chancellor and Principal R. Midgley
Students > 30,000
Employee around 1800

The Walter Sisulu University (English Walter Sisulu University ), WSU for short , is a comprehensive university based in Mthatha in the South African province of Eastern Cape . Its predecessor institutions were the University of Transkei (Unitra) , the Border Technikon and the Eastern Cape Technikon . It is named after Walter Sisulu .


The WSU is headed by a Vice Chancellor. The chancellor has representative and symbolic tasks. The management is responsible to the university council . The university has over 30,000 students and around 1,800 employees.

The university consists of four faculties : it is divided into four campus areas, which are located in Mthatha, East London , Queenstown and Butterworth .

The faculties are divided into schools .

A foundation was created for the university in 2009, which is based in Johannesburg .

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. a b c website of the university , accessed on December 16, 2017.
  2. a b About us , accessed December 16, 2017.
  3. Choosing a career , accessed on December 16, 2017.
  4. Contacts , accessed December 16, 2017.
  5. Foundation  ( page no longer available , search in web archivesInfo: The link was automatically marked as defective. Please check the link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. at (English), accessed December 16, 2017@1@ 2Template: Dead Link /  

Coordinates: 31 ° 36 ′ 12 ″  S , 28 ° 45 ′ 2 ″  O