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The Division for Internationalisation is responsible for driving the Internationalisation strategy of the University of Johannesburg, we achieve these goals as follows:

Our International Admissions and Student Welfare section provides assistance with the following:

  • Advising prospective students about programmes offered at UJ and all legal requirements
  • Providing assistance and guidance on the application process
  • Assisting with compliance related issues which include Study Visa and Medical aid requirements
  • Clearing admitted international students for registration
  • Providing liaison services for international students and faculties
  • Liaising with all South African Missions (Embassies, High Commissions, Consulates, Trade Missions) and the South African Department of Home Affairs
  • Social integration through orientation and student activities
  • Student Welfare services

Hosting of international delegations with a view to formalize mutually beneficial partnership agreements which include but are not limited to:

  • Student and Staff mobility
  • Development and running of Winter and Summer School programmes
  • Faculty led Short learning Programmes.
  • Joint Research
  • Joint/Co-badged Degrees
  • Joint Institutes/Centres of Excellence

- Joint proposals for project funding (Erasmus Mundus, NRF) and so forth.
- Provides opportunities for student and staff mobility via our Study Abroad Office
- Active International Student Recruitment globally, which is aligned with our Internationalisation policy.
Arranging and hosting of international events of stature to further elevate UJ's global reputation.
- Marketing and advertising UJ on various international platforms (both digital and print).


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