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Thakgatsho does Soutpan Solar Power proud
Thakgatsho Thamaga, a 21-year-old local from Lebowakgomo, who recently earned her Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from the University of Johannesburg, is Soutpan Solar Power’s first graduate of the solar plant’s bursary programme since its launch in 2021. Having applied to over ten bursaries during her final year of... Read more
UJ Athletics soar at USSA championships, bringing home 20 medals
The University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) Athletics Club performed impressively at the 2024 University Sport South Africa (USSA) Track and Field Championships, which took place from 4 to 6 April 2024 at Coetzenburg Stadium in Stellenbosch. Despite strong winds and injury challenges, UJ athletes secured a remarkable 20 medals, showcasing... Read more
UJ’s Tshepiso Motau is furniture design competition winner
A final-year Industrial Design student at the University of Johannesburg, Ms Tshepiso Motau, was declared the winner of the Furniture Design Competition in a ceremony hosted by the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the DTIC) at the Buy Local Summit. Motau, who hails from Centurion, designed an eye-catching... Read more
Online learning platform used at UJ
Cengage’s MindTap platform is an online teaching and assessment tool that incorporates readings, multimedia, activities and assessment into a learning path that guides students through their course. Instructors can personalise the experience by customising Cengage content including textbooks and learning tools and by adding their own content via apps... Read more
Experts converge to find solutions for climate change challenges
Rapid urbanisation, population growth and increasingly scarce resources are high on the agendas of scientists, innovators, decision-makers and governments around the world.  The 5th National Global Change Conference, currently underway at the University of the Free State (UFS) in Bloemfontein, has brought these stakeholders together to discuss research related to... Read more
Online learning platform used at the University of Johannesburg
Cengage’s MindTap platform is an online teaching and assessment tool that incorporates readings, multimedia, activities and assessment into a learning path that guides students through their course. Instructors can personalise the experience by customising Cengage content including textbooks and learning tools and by adding their own content via apps... Read more
UJ student-athlete Tshwanelo aiming for Olympic Games
The 2022 Sportsman of the Year nominee for the University of Johannesburg (UJ) Sports Awards, Tshwanelo Aabobe, aspires to participate in the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, France. Having experienced a difficult year of injuries and contracting COVID-19 that took him out for two months, Aabobe remains resolute in... Read more
Former UJ football player and student joins MLS side FC Dallas
Katlego “Tsiki” Ntsabeleng has become the latest South African football player to sign for a major international football club in 2021. Major League Soccer (MLS) side FC Dallas announced on Wednesday, 12 January 2022 that the club has secured the services of Ntsabeleng after his impressive showing in the 2021 campaign... Read more
Dr Gina Chowa received prestigious research from University of North Carolina
Dr Gina Chowa, CSDA Research Associate has been named the Johnson-Howard-Adair Distinguished Professor of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Social Work. This endowed professorship recognises a leading scholar whose work is focused on the impact and influence of poverty on individuals, families... Read more
Deep medicine: Artificial intelligence is changing the face of healthcare, daily
Professor Tshilidzi Marwala is the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Johannesburg. He recently penned an opinion article that first appeared in the Daily Maverick  on 07 December 2020. This year has been a great definer. As we waged a battle against an unknown entity, proponents of artificial intelligence (AI)... Read more

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