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Wag-'n-Bietjie: it’s a matter of style

Vision

  • To praise God in all that we do.
  • To have a balanced student life, as well as maximum academic performance so that each resident has the opportunity to live fully.
  • To improve the internal spirit of the residence by creating opportunities in which every resident can share.
 

Mission

To be an example in speech, behaviour, love, faith and purity.

 

Facts about Wag-’n-Bietjie women’s residence

1. During R&O the Wag-ʼn-Bietjie first years wear thimble hats to symbolise that they will not try to hitch-hike home.
2. Wag-’n-Bietjie ladies are the perfect women on campus to marry and we have never had a divorce action with our dating residence.
3. The tortoise emblem of Wag-’n-Bietjie symbolises caring, understanding and long-lasting friendship.
4. Our mascot is a tortoise called Gogga Jompie.
5. The residence is 43 years old this year and in 2014 we had our 40-year reunion.

 

Traditions of Wag-'n-Bietjie ladies' residence

1. A Wag-’n-Bietjie lady never wears pyjamas in the foyer.
2. A Wag-’n-Bietjie lady may never appear in the foyer barefoot or with wet hair.
3. We do not do laundry on Sundays.
4. On Sundays a Wag-’n-Bietjie lady wears stylish, formal clothes.
5. A Wag-’n-Bietjie lady never drinks alcohol from a bottle.
6. The entire residence wears residence wear on Mondays.
7. A Wag-’n-Bietjie lady always behaves with style.