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
UJ’s Pienaar takes silver at world varsity squash champs
Squash star Alexa Pienaar kept the University of Johannesburg flag flying high when she won the silver medal at the World University Squash Championships women’s event earlier this month. The 24-year-old UJ player produced one of the best performances by a South African at the tournament, played in Birmingham,... Read more
Varsity Football: Log-leaders UJ chasing a home semifinal
The University of Johannesburg will be looking to press home their advantage in the final round of the Varsity Football tournament as they target a home semifinal. This is the view of one of their star players from this year’s campaign, Mokete Mogaila, who received the Samsung moment of... Read more
UJ researchers make interesting discovery in Hypatia stone
Researchers at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) have found exotic micro-mineral compounds in the ‘Hypatia’ stone that are not known to occur on Earth, elsewhere in the solar system or in known meteorites or comets. Professor Jan Kramers and Dr Georgy Belyanin from the UJ PPM Research Centre at... Read more
UJ, Paragon Architects partnership looks to unearth emerging African design talent
  The Graduate School of Architecture (GSA) at the University of Johannesburg is delighted to announce a brand new partnership with Paragon Architects, one of the country’s leading architecture firms. The Group’s generous sponsorship of the GSA’s Summer Show, which takes place on Thursday, 30 November 2017, in the... Read more
UJ Alumnus, Rhodes Scholar look to transform African curriculum in higher education
University of Johannesburg (UJ) BA Psychology graduate Kgaugelo Sebidi will explore new ways to help contextualise the African curriculum in higher education as winner of the 2016/17 Rhodes Scholarship. The talented alumnus is currently taking his passion for Development Studies at Oxford University, where he will complete a Master... Read more
UJ prepare for must-win battle against UWC
The University of Johannesburg football team will be looking to break their two-year dry spell against University of the Western Cape when they face them in the seventh round of the Varsity Football tournament on Thursday. Having faced the team four times since 2015, UJ will look to pull... Read more