UJ campaign to empower 'Missing Middle' students surges ahead - R162 million raised

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) remains resolute in its determination to support its 'missing middle' students, and in just five months the University has already raised R162 million, exceeding its 2017 year-end target of R120 million. The feat comes after the Institution embarked on a series of fundraising initiatives. One such initiative was the Future Walk (held on Saturday, 20 May, 2017), that saw staff, students and the surrounding community taking proactive steps to raise awareness and funds to support the studies of 'missing middle' students. On this occasion R2 million was raised towards the University's 'missing middle' fund.

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UJ Future Walk raises R2 million for student fees

The University of Johannesburg's (UJ) consistent fundraising campaign for the 'missing middle' students has exceeded expectations again in its second year since inception in February 2016. On Saturday, 20 May 2017, the University had raised a total of R147 million for the 'missing middle' students with a fundraising dinner on Friday 19th and a UJ Future Walk on Saturday morning. The UJ Future Walk generated in excess of just over R2 million from sponsorships, participation entries and SMS pledges.

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​UJ APPOINTS NEW PROF TSHILIDZI MARWALA AS NEW VICE-CHANCELLOR AND PRINCIPAL

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Tshilidzi Marwala as the University's second Vice-Chancellor and Principal. Prof Marwala's appointment follows a rigorous and extensive selection process,...

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UJ CLIMBS IN QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS, PLACED AMONGST THE TOP 2.3% GLOBALLY

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) has once again demonstrated itself as a global leader in higher education excellence and stature, with it advancing into the top 2.3% of universities globally, as published in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2017/2018, which were released on 8 June 2017.

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SIBANYE INVESTS R15M IN UJ TO SUPPORT THE 4TH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION IN MINING

Sibanye has partnered with the University of Johannesburg (UJ) to integrate mining education with the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Sibanye will inject R15 million into the University's mining engineering faculty over the next three years (R5 million each year: 2017 - 2019).

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UJ'S PIONEERING 'TEACHING SCHOOL' ATTRACTS INTERNATIONAL INTEREST, VISIT BY FINLAND'S MINISTER OF EDUCATION

To gain more insight into the collaborative research between the University of Helsinki and the University of Johannesburg (UJ), Finland's Minister of Education, Ms Sanni Grahn-Laasonen, visited the Funda UJabule teaching school at the Soweto Campus of the University of Johannesburg (UJ) on Wednesday, 31 May 2017.

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THE 2016 VICE-CHANCELLOR'S REPORT HAS BEEN RELEASED

 

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