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
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
University of Johannesburg soccer star ecstatic about national selection
University of Johannesburg soccer star Amanda Mthandi is over the moon at her selection for the national team to compete in the Africa Cup of Nations women’s tournament in Ghana, starting this weekend. The 22-year-old wing will make her debut for South Africa during the event, which gets under... Read more
University of Johannesburg: Hard work pays off for UJ soccer star
University of Johannesburg soccer star Thato Letsose believes she is reaping the dividends after consistent hard work saw her named the varsity’s Sportswoman of the Year this month. The 22-year-old sport psychology student, who made her debut for the South African women’s team this year, has enjoyed a stellar... Read more
UJ Accelerator 4.0 – leading the pack in accelerating student entrepreneurs
From 13 to 15 August 2018, the Centre for Entrepreneurship at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) hosted a UJ Student Entrepreneurship Week. The three-day programme featured topics ranging from problem-solving skills, business model generation tools, the power of persuasion, and social entrepreneurship – some of the necessary elements in... Read more
UJ Professors named among the 2018 A-Rated NRF researchers
Two academics from the University of Johannesburg UJ) have been named among the recipients of the 2018 National Research Foundation (NRF) top honours awards in the science and research field. Professor Jan Dirk Kramers from the Department of Geology and Prof Anthony Onwuegbuzie, a Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Education,... Read more