UJ solar distillation solution shines at awards
Global multinational networking and telecommunications company Ericsson is running its 2019 Ericsson Innovation Award competition and three University of Johannesburg (UJ) students showcased their innovative idea at the contest. The UJ team’s Life 2.0 project was selected as the top 15 globally out of the 2000 team projects that... Read more
UP-US forum on Africa’s digital economy
The University of Pretoria’s (UP) Future Africa campus, in partnership with the US Chamber of Commerce’s US-Africa Business Center and Microsoft, recently hosted a multi-partner forum on digital drivers that could grow Africa’s digital economy. The forum, themed “Digital Drivers: Enabling the Growth of Africa’s Digital Economy”, aimed “to... Read more
Aurecon SA promotes STEM careers in Tembisa
On Saturday, 20 July, Aurecon South Africa, local presence of global engineering, design and advisory company Aurecon, hosted a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths) Career Day for Grade 10 students in Tembisa. Approximately 60 students, as well as Ward councillors from Tembisa and representatives from the City of... Read more
Free education comes to Alex Mall
Educo Solutions provides free, quality, NQF and SETA accredited education to unemployed youth between the ages of 18 and 29, directly addressing our country’s educational needs by giving young people the opportunity to learn, grow and become employable. On completion of the 12-month courses that focus on relevant skills... Read more
UJ sprinter part of World Games contingent
Sprinter Tamzin Thomas is one of nine members of the University of Johannesburg track and field squad primed to make an impact when the World Student Games take place in Italy next month. Including the athletics contingent, UJ have an overall group of 20 representatives who will be competing... Read more
Pienaar chases more success for UJ squash
Defending champion Alexa Pienaar has her sights set on further success when the University Sport South Africa squash tournament takes place in Cape Town from June 30 to July 5. Not only is the University of Johannesburg star aiming to capture another individual title, she and the team will... Read more
SMU student walks away with GO!
This past month Datsun challenged university students across the country to pull the newly launched Datsun GO all the way to their campus through using social media savvy skills. Students stood a chance to win the new Datsun GO by tweeting #GO with specific details about their campus. Vhugala... Read more
UJ want to end Varsity Cup on a high
The University of Johannesburg rugby team has set themselves the goal of ending on a high when they play their final Varsity Cup rugby match against Free State University in Johannesburg on Monday. This is the message from captain Adriaan Bester, more commonly known as Driaan, who wants the... Read more
UJ sevens star targets Blitzboks future
Having had a taste of international competition, University of Johannesburg sevens rugby star Voice Ndou is eager to continue her association with the Blitzboks women’s team. The 19-year-old BA student, who is in the third year of a community development and leadership course, received her chance at the highest... Read more
The Private Hotel School Opens Jozi Campus
Following on from its much lauded and successful Stellenbosch campus, The Private Hotel School (TPHS) is opening a second campus in Johannesburg on August 1. In its 13 years of operation in Stellenbosch, The Private Hotel School has become renowned for offering exceptional hospitality training and higher education and... Read more