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UJ to confer honorary doctoral degree on renowned SA Ndebele artist Esther Mahlangu

JOHANNESBURG, April 9 –  The University of Johannesburg (UJ) will on Monday confer South Africa’s foremost Ndebele artist and international icon, Esther Nikwambi Mahlangu with honorary doctoral degree. “With this honorary doctorate, we recognise Esther Mahlangu for her legacy as a cultural entrepreneur, skillfully negotiating local and global worlds, and as an educator,” said Professor […]

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Registrations by new and returning students for the 2018 academic year proceeding smoothly, says UJ

JOHANNESBURG, January 10 – The University of Johannesburg (UJ) said on Wednesday that registrations by new and returning students for the 2018 academic year had proceeded smoothly in just more than 48 hours since the online registration process went live on Monday. “By lunchtime today, Wednesday, January 10, the University had registered over 5,500 students, […]

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University of Johannesburg also not accepting walk-in applications

JOHANNESBURG, January 4 – The University of Johannesburg (UJ) on Thursday, joined a chorus of tertiary institutions that it would not accept “walk-in” applications for the 2018 academic year under any circumstances, saying that its registration process was handled entirely online. UJ joins the University of Witwatersrand (Wits) said that they would not be accepting […]

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Wits University and UJ mining schools get R30 million funding from Sibanye

JOHANNESBURG, August 15 – Sibanye Gold on Tuesday announced a R30 million sponsorship for the University of Johannesburg (UJ) and the University of the Witwatersrand to underpin its commitment to tertiary education. This follows Sibanye’s previous funding of R25 million to the same institutions made in 2014. Sibanye said the funding will enable both universities to […]

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Outrage over alleged theft of R25m by UJ officials

Sello Theletsane Amidst the turmoil the higher education sector has seen in recent years with the #FeesMustFall movement, South Africans have reacted with outrage at reports in the Sunday Independent that two senior officials have been suspended amid allegations they swindled millions from the University of Johannesburg (UJ).   The Sunday paper reported that  UJ chairperson […]

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UJ campaign to empower ‘missing middle’ students surges ahead, R147 million raised

JOHANNESBURG, May 28 – The University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) “missing middle” students funding campaign has, in just five months, raised R147 million and thus exceeded its 2017 year-end target of R120 million, the university said on Sunday. The feat came after the institution embarked on a series of fundraising initiatives, the UJ said in a […]