Team effort behind UJ’s first win says skipper
Team effort behind UJ’s first win, says skipper University of Johannesburg rugby captain Adriaan Bester said a concerted team effort was behind their first win in the Varsity Cup tournament this year after they defeated Wits at the UJ Stadium on Monday. In a typically full-blooded Johannesburg derby, the... Read more
UJ Hockey: Tsoanelo Pholo adds competitive edge
As a player she overcame challenges at the highest level. Now, new University of Johannesburg hockey coach Tsoanelo Pholo is keen to bring a competitive edge to the varsity’s women’s team this year. The 35-year-old former South African star, who scored seven goals in 53 internationals before retiring in... Read more
University of Johannesburg student scales handcycling heights
Four years ago,University of Johannesburg student Palesa Manaleng thought any chance of a career in sport was over when she suffered a cycling accident that left her paralysed from the waist down. Today the University of Johannesburg public relations student is the South African handcycling champion in the H3... Read more
Rowing recognition for University of Johannesburg sports manager
University of Johannesburg Sports Events manager Niamh Faherty received recognition for her contribution to rowing when she was nominated for the Rowing SA administrator of the year award last month. Although the award at the annual function eventually went to Virginia Mabaso, Faherty said it was an honour just... Read more
UJ sport scientist relishes her national role
As someone with a passion for sport, University of Johannesburg’s Taren Naidoo is relishing her opportunity to work with some of the top sportswomen in the country. The 31-year-old sports scientist is part of the department at UJ and was last year appointed to work with the national women’s... Read more
Traits of a true leader in an era of economic & political instability
Leading a University in an era of difficulties arising from political and economic instability poses a serious challenge. It is therefore important for leaders of these institutions of higher learning to uphold values that serve as guidelines in their jobs. This is the view of Professor Tshilidzi Marwala, the... Read more
University of Johannesburg student wins Corobrik regional architecture award
Clay brick is a building material with an ancient history and a bright future – and the 32nd Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Award is part of ongoing investment in the future of construction and design in South Africa. Elao Martin from the University of Johannesburg is the... Read more
Varsity cup: Swartbooi wants to continue UJ rugby legacy
Dewey Swartbooi is ready to continue a strong rugby legacy at the University of Johannesburg after being appointed as the Varsity Cup team’s head coach for 2019. The former Boland and Bulls centre takes over from Werner Janse van Rensburg, who enjoyed considerable success in his time as the... Read more
UJ Professor appointed to the IALS Board of Governors
Professor Letlhokwa George Mpedi, the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Johannesburg (UJ),has been appointed to the International Association of Law Schools (IALS) Board of Governors. IALS Members had to vote at the end of 2018, and the result was unanimous.  In accordance with the Association’s Charter, Prof... Read more
Hard work pays off for University of Johannesburg rugby star
Rugby star Wian Conradie says hard work was the key to success during his five years at the University of Johannesburg after recently being recognised for his dedication on and off the field. At the varsity’s annual awards gala function in October the 24-year-old Namibian was voted UJ’s student-athlete... Read more