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School of Human & Community Development (SHCD): About us

Wartenweiler Library

The Wartenweiler Library is situated one level below the Central Block, on the East Campus of the University. It serves primarily the Faculty of Humanities and houses the Library Administration, Library Computer Services and Technical Services departments as well as the Short Loan collection, the Reference collection, Interlibrary Loans department, the Multimedia Library, and the Education & Training department and Electronic Classroom.

Faculty of Humanities

The Faculty of Humanities at the University of the Witwatersrand is one of the leading centres of undergraduate and postgraduate studies and research in South Africa and Africa.

The Faculty seeks to creatively and critically engage with its location in Johannesburg, arguably South Africa’s most globally networked city, which has dynamic political, social, economic and cultural links to Africa and the world. Academics in the Faculty have a wide range of links, which include collaborative research with other leading scholars in universities in Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and the Middle East.