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UJ student triumphs in 2023/2024 Nedbank & Old Mutual Budget Speech competition

Sandile Mbatha, a postgraduate student from the College of Business and Economics (CBE) at the University of Johannesburg (UJ), has been announced as the winner of the 2023/2024 Nedbank & Old Mutual Budget Speech Competition. This announcement was made on Wednesday, February 21, 2024. The Nedbank & Old Mutual Budget Speech Competition serves as a […]

UJ secures EU Grant for digital education in South African TVET Colleges

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has rapidly reshaped education and communication, with tools such as ChatGPT and other digital platforms showing promise in South Africa. These resources not only provide easy access to information but also offer explanations, potentially impacting socioeconomic conditions. However, educators must address challenges such as understanding AI workings and promoting critical thinking to […]

UJ seminar celebrates 100 Years of Radio in South Africa on UNESCO World Radio Day

On February 13th, 2024, South Africa reached a significant milestone as it observed both UNESCO World Radio Day and commemorated a century of radio broadcasting in the country. To mark this historic event, the University of Johannesburg (UJ)’s Department of Communication and Media hosted a seminar titled “A Century of Informing, Entertaining, and Educating the […]

Hospitality Management student wins big at 2024 MEA Future Leaders Challenge in Dubai

Kamohelo Hoeane, a recent graduate from the University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) School of Tourism and Hospitality (STH), emerged victorious as part of the winning team at the prestigious 2024 MEA Future Leaders Challenge (MEA FLC) held in Dubai. The event, hosted at the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management from January 23 to 26, 2024, showcased […]

UJ climbs globally in University Ranking by Academic Excellence (URAP)

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) has once again been recognised for academic excellence, securing a position in the Top 5 universities in South Africa. The University Ranking by Academic Excellence (URAP), which is based on academic performance indicators reflecting the quality and the quantity of scholarly publications, has now ranked UJ among the Top 500 […]

UJ implements Facial Recognition for a secure registration, a first for a South African university

In a significant stride towards ensuring secure and fraud-resistant registration processes, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) has integrated facial recognition technology into its registration process. This initiative marks the institution as the first in South Africa to employ facial recognition as a means of identity verification during the registration process. The traditional methods of identity […]

First issue of UJ research magazine showcases UJ research tackling SDG challenges

The first issue of a new magazine about UJ Research and Innovation was published on Friday 12 Jan 2024. This first issue showcases selected published research outputs, awards and books. The focus of the first issue is exploring solutions to challenges posed by Sustainable Development Goals. Says Prof Sarah Gravett, Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Research & Internationalisation […]

UJ congratulates the Class of 2023, underscores virtualised 2024 registration

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) congratulates all matriculants who have completed their 2023 examinations. Passing matric is a milestone that not only unlocks new opportunities for matriculants but also serves as a stepping stone to a bright future, not only for our matriculants but also for our country at large. UJ looks forward to welcoming […]

Important registration dates for the 2024 Academic Year

Dear UJ Students, To access detailed information about registration dates and essential alerts, please visit our official Registration Information Portal at Here, you’ll find comprehensive resources, including registration compliance, vaccination policies, and important notices. Stay informed and make sure to navigate through the provided links for a seamless registration process. Your academic success is […]

UJ’s cutting-edge WhatsApp Chatbot enhances student engagement and support

In an era where digital communication is essential, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) constantly seeks innovative ways to bridge the gap between applicants, students, and the university. Embracing this ethos, UJ has launched a WhatsApp integrated chatbot, tailored exclusively for the university community. This is another testament to the university’s commitment to be at the […]