International Student Support

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Your home away from home, one of the main purposes of the Division is to integrate international students into UJ student life. This is done on the following levels:

  • Social interaction (Orientation, International Festival, supporting the University of Johannesburg International Student Society – UJIIS, to host various student focused events)
  • Student mobility programmes
  • Communication (newsletter, sms service, liaison with embassies, etc.)
  • Student support (Buddy system, UJISS, Welfare)

International Admissions and Welfare Office

The International Admissions and Welfare Office is there to ensure that all international students are provided with necessary support for the duration of their studies at the University of Johannesburg.

The International Admissions and Welfare Office is located on all four campuses and is responsible for:

  • 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
  • Welfare services

Names

Positions

​​Contacts

Senior Director: Division for Internationalisatio

tel: +27 (0)11 559 4446
e-mail: yrodny-gumede@uj.ac.za

​Executive Secretary

​tel: +27 (0)11 559 4293
e-mail: lagilbert@uj.ac.za

​Director: Study Abroad

​tel: +27 (0) 11 559 4592
e-mail: lmalefo@uj.ac.za

Secretary to Director : Study Abroad

tel: +27 (0) 11 559 4099
e-mail: zsam@uj.ac.za

​Director: Fundraising and Administration

tel: +27 (0)11 559 2009
e-mail: nmangqase@uj.ac.za

​Director: Academic Services

tel: +27 (0)11 559 7684
e-mail: anisak@uj.ac.za

​Administrative Officer: Academic Services

​tel: +27 (0) 11 559 4265
e-mail: mmasango@uj.ac.za

Senior Manager: International Student Recruitment,
Admissions & Marketing

tel: +27 (0) 11 559 4832
e-mail: tshidisok@uj.ac.za

​Supervisor: International Admissions Office

tel: +27 (0)11 559 2096
​e-mail: tshepangm@uj.ac.za

Manager: Study Abroad

tel: +27 (0) 11 559 2528
e-mail: lduplessis@uj.ac.za

Public Relations and Communications Officer

tel: +27 (0)11 559 2303
e-mail: ismailb@uj.ac.za

Academic and Student Services Officer

tel: 27 (0) 11 559 7780
e-mail: ssass@uj.ac.za

​International Admissions Officer

tel: +27 (0)11 559 6510
e-mail: thabangm@uj.ac.za

​International Admissions Officer

​tel: +27 (0)11 559 4517
e-mail: mampoum@uj.ac.za

​International Admissions Officer

​tel: +27 (0)11 559 1027
e-mail: pmakwela@uj.ac.za