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Basketball, Hockey, Netball, Squash, Rugby head into USSA championships with renewed energy

Five University of Johannesburg (UJ) Sports Clubs, comprising both senior men’s and women’s teams, are heading to Durban and Cape Town to take on other universities in the 2023 University Sport South Africa (USSA) championships between 3 and 12 July 2023. The UJ basketeers, hockey and rugby players will compete in the KwaZulu-Natal Province’s Durban […]

UJ Squash Club adds new, young talent for the 2023 season

First-year students, Georgia Erindale, Luke Jacoby and Nicholas Holland, will boost the University of Johannesburg (UJ) Squash Club teams’ winning ways in the 2023 season. The new recruits have an impressive background in playing squash. Erindale is a Batchelor of Health Science in Sports and Exercise Sciences student at UJ. She was elected the first […]

Roux, Mitchell, Bester in 2022 FISU Squash World University Championship in Egypt

Teagan Roux and Gerard Mitchell, two University of Johannesburg (UJ) Squash Club players, and coach, Mike Bester, were part of the University Sport South Africa (USSA) team raising the country’s flag in Egypt from 7 to 13 November 2022. They competed in the International University Sports Federation (FISU) Squash World University Championship Squash. The tournament […]

UJ Squash wins bronze at the 2022 USSA Squash Championships

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) squash team finished in third place in section A and B at the 2022 University Sports South Africa (USSA) Squash Championships that took place at Rhodes University in Makhanda, Eastern Cape. The tournament, which took place from 4 to 8 July 2022, was divided into A, B and C sections. […]

Are you interested in joining the UJ Squash Club?

The Squash Club of the University of Johannesburg (UJ) is beefing up its squad for the 2022 season and beyond. Recently recruited players have commenced training for the upcoming games under the tutelage of coach Mike Bester. Any squash talented UJ student can join the club. The Squash Club has won a number of University […]

Alexa Pienaar takes silver at 2018 FISU World University Squash Championships

​Raising the University of Johannesburg (UJ) and South African flags high in Birmingham, England, Alexa Pienaar emerged second in a tough competition at the 2018 FISU World University Squash Championships. Pienaar and UJ squash coach Mike Bester (SA team coach) were chosen to be part of the squash squad that is representing South Africa in […]

UJ crowned USSA squash champions again

​The University of Johannesburg were crowned the University Sport South Africa squash champions for the seventh year in a row in Port Elizabeth last week. Competing at Nelson Mandela University, the holders defeated hosts Madibaz 4-2 in the final. UJ coach Mike Bester said their women had proved crucial in their success, winning all their […]

Fifth national squash win for UJ

Uj Squash Ussa Team 2016 3

The University of Johannesburg continued their domination of the University Sport South Africa (USSA) squash tournament with their fifth straight title in Stellenbosch last week. The defending champions had a close encounter with arch-rivals University of Pretoria in the semifinals, finally ending on top with a score of 16-9. They carried that momentum into the […]