UJ's Distinguished Visiting Professor and Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka reflects on Mandela's legacy

Being a travelling teacher has become "a way of life". I found myself obliged to admit that the road to our destination appeared to be contracting. I shall go even further and insist that one may even undertake such a journey without being absolutely certain of arrival, obeying that instinct. This was the sentiment of Africa's first Nobel Prize winner for literature, Wole Soyinka at the University of Johannesburg (UJ).

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Transnet partnership sees further investment in student education

The newly established UJ College of Business and Economics (CBE) has recently extended the Railway Operations Management Programme to include Honours and Master's qualifications.
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UJ launches new Research Centre to tackle poverty

The problem of poverty and how to reduce it remains the most pressing dilemma in the international development debate. More specifically, what is it that makes Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) the poorest region in the world and what can be done to deliver the sustainable and broad-based economic growth required to address this?

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UJ's Africa Centre for Evidence receives over R6 million grant from the Flora Hewlett Foundation

The Africa Centre for Evidence has been generously awarded a grant of R6 926 950 from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. The grant is for The Africa Evidence Network (AEN), AEN is community of over 1000 people across the continent, supported by a secretariat at the Africa Centre for Evidence at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

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UJ receives R75 000 from Fundi for student support


On Tuesday, 12 September 2017 the University of Johannesburg (UJ) received R75 000 from South Africa's educational finance and fund management solution specialist, Fundi.The University of Johannesburg has been proactive in acquiring funding for students who do not qualify for NSFAS and cannot afford to pay for their fees.

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