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 – UJISS, to host various student focused events)
  • Student mobility programmes
  • Communication (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
NameTelephone NumberOffice NumberRoleCampus
Mr Lebethe Malefo011 559 4592International House: MadibengDirector: Study Abroad, Division for InternationalisationAuckland Park Kingsway Campus
Ms Anisa Khan011 559 4265International House: MadibengDirector: Academic ServicesAuckland Park Kingsway Campus
Ms Ntombise Mangqase011 559 2009International House: MadibengDirector: Fundraising and AdministrationAuckland Park Kingsway Campus
Mr Tshidiso Konese011 559 4832International House: MadibengSenior Manager: International Student Recruitment, Admissions & MarketingAuckland Park Kingsway Campus
Ms Ziyanda Sam011 559 4099International House, Madibeng Building,Secretary to Director : Study AbroadAuckland Park Kingsway Campus
Mr Tshepang Marumo011 559 2096International House, Madibeng Building,​Supervisor: International Admissions OfficeAuckland Park Kingsway Campus
Ms Lisle du Plessis011 559 2528International House, Madibeng Building,Manager: Study AbroadAuckland Park Kingsway Campus
Mr Ismail Badrudin011 559 2303International House, Madibeng Building,Public Relations and Communications OfficerAuckland Park Kingsway Campus
Ms Shantelle Sass011 559 7780International House, Madibeng Building,Academic and Student Services OfficerAuckland Park Kingsway Campus
Mr Thabang Mothebe011 559 6510Maropeng Building, G77 Ground Floor,International Admissions OfficerDoornfontein Campus
Ms Mampou Nqgumshe011 559 4517International House, Madibeng Building,​International Admissions OfficerAuckland Park Kingsway Campus
Ms Palesa Makwela011 559 1027Office 214, Goudstad Flats,​International Admissions OfficerBunting Road Campus