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
Life-changing international student exchange programme equips former student
Former South West Gauteng TVET College student Tumelo Mosweu served the Student Representative Council as President in 2013. He completed his internship in Roodepoort West before moving to the Technisa Campus. Here he was employed on a temporary basis as the Student Support Services Officer. This was before jetting... Read more
Dancing to the beat let visually impaired TUT student steal the show at dance-off competition
Being blind doesn’t mean that I can’t exercise.” This attitude has just enabled a visually impaired student, Rebone Mogale, to steal stole the show at the annual arts and cultural dance-off that took place at the Tshwane University of Technology’s Department of Primary Education at the Soshanguve North Campus.... Read more
New Enactus Ford C3 projects to improve SA lives
Job creation, economic empowerment, recycling and environmental sustainability are the key focus areas for four new student-driven community projects selected by global NPO Enactus and the Ford College Community Challenge (Ford C3). “The purpose of Ford C3 is to challenge colleges and universities to partner with their local communities... Read more
Witsies recognised in M&G’s 200 Young South Africans 2017
More than 25 Witsies are included in this year’s Mail & Guardian list for the most notable young SAs under the age of 35. The recognition attests to the quality of leaders Wits University produces and grooms. Now in its 12th year, the supplement showcases the young stars who are making sterling... Read more