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New Centre for Digital Transformation accelerates 4IR skills development in South Africa

The University of Johannesburg (UJ)’s Johannesburg Business School (JBS) and the Chemical Industries Education and Training Authority (CHIETA) have joined forces in an innovative research project to address the critical skills development needs of the nation. This partnership aims to enhance research capabilities and foster innovation, ensuring both short and long-term solutions in a country […]

UNESCO wants UJ’s pioneering teaching school to join its network of associated schools

Ms Azoulay and Dr Mlambo-Ngcuka interact with the pupils of Funda UJabule at the Makerspace. Photo: UJ

In a bid to strengthen collaboration between South Africa and UNESCO, the organisation’s Director General, Ms Audrey Azoulay, paid a visit to Funda UJabule teaching school at the University of Johannesburg (UJ)’s Soweto Campus on Tuesday April 16, 2024. Ms Azoulay, who was recently appointed in the role of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and […]

UJ hosts book launch on Africa’s digital transformation journey

The University of Johannesburg (UJ)  Department of Applied Information Systems, the UJ Library, and Ascension Book Publishers co-hosted a book launch titled “Africa Lead with Digital: Unlocking the Continent’s Leapfrogging Potential” by Veronica Mmakoma Motloutsi. The event, held on April 9, 2024, at the prestigious UJ Library, represented a pivotal moment in Africa’s digital transformation […]

Minister Ronald Lamola advocates AI integration in SA’s justice system

South Africa’s Honourable Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola, has highlighted the importance of institutions like the University of Johannesburg (UJ) in spearheading the introduction of artificial intelligence (AI) into the justice system. Minister Lamola made these remarks during a Special Guest lecture titled ‘Legal education and its role in achieving social justice […]

2024 ITC results reaffirms Accountancy@UJ as a leader in Accounting Education

SAICA January 2024 ITC results reaffirms Accountancy@UJ as a leader in Accounting Education and the most significant contributor to transformation of the Accounting Profession The results of the January 2024 Initial Test of Competence (ITC) of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), released on Friday 5 April 2024, once again confirms the University […]

UJ’s Prof Durrheim examines social change in post-Apartheid South Africa

Professor Kevin Durrheim

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) recently hosted the inaugural lecture of Professor Kevin Durrheim, a distinguished figure in psychology, who delivered his professorial address on the topic “The psychology of social change: What went wrong – 30 years post-apartheid – and how to fix it!” The event, held on Tuesday, 9th April 2024, at the […]

SA’s first Art therapists graduate from UJ

The inaugural group of nine art therapists in South Africa graduated on Thursday, April 4, 2024, from the University of Johannesburg (UJ). These pioneering individuals were conferred their degrees from UJ’s Faculty of Art, Design, and Architecture (FADA), marking a significant milestone in South Africa’s mental health and therapeutic practices. UJ stands at the forefront […]

UJ’s Mandla J. Radebe secures top honour at Cultural and Creative Industry Awards

In a momentous celebration of literary excellence and cultural resonance, Mandla J. Radebe, Associate Professor in the Department of Strategic Communication and Director of the Centre for Data and Digital Communications at the University of Johannesburg (UJ), clinched the top accolade in the Literary Works Category for an Outstanding Non-Fiction Award at the inaugural Cultural […]