Pressing ahead with 100% online education

On Monday, 2 October 2017, the University of Johannesburg (UJ), in partnership with Academic Partnerships, launched three new 100% online Master’s Degree programmes. The programmes are: a Master of Public Health, a Master of Public Management and Governance, and a Master of Education in Information and Communication Technology.

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David Tlale’s first ‘Intern’ in fine garments

Ms Kuena Moshoeshoe, a Fashion Design alumna from the Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture (FADA) within the Department of Fashion Design at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) took the crown on a new reality show 'The Intern' by internationally acclaimed designer, David Tlale.

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Will South Africa consider Ubuntu as Public Policy soon?

Is South Africa's foreign policy driven by values or economic interests? On paper, there is no dispute that the country holds foreign policy on values, but in some aspects, the economic interests prevail more than the values.

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UJ’s young architects to watch for in the future

Two graduates studying a Master's degree in Architecture at the Graduate School of Architecture (GSA) within the Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture (FADA) at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) were recognised at the Africa Architecture Awards

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Sheldon Thomas making moves at Gauteng Sports Awards

Sheldon Thomas was among the winners at the Gauteng Sports Awards at Silverstar Casino in Krugersdorp on Sunday night (01 October 2017), scooping the ‘Most Promising Athlete of the Year’ award. He is part of UJ’s Sports for Students with Disabilities (SSD) club, coached by Mrs Leanne Bruwer.

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Our Nobel Laureate Prof Soyinka on Mandela and contemporary Africa

Soyinka, who has been appointed Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Humanities at UJ, delivered his inaugural public lecture entitled, Long walk to Mandeland, on Friday, 22 September 2017.


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2017 Diversity Week in Pictures

From Soweto to Doornfontein, across Auckland Park Kingsway and the Bunting Road campuses, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) annually celebrates the diversity of its staff and student population in many ways.

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Staff and students bid Prof Rensburg farewell, welcome Prof Marwala at Campus Engagements

The Vice-Chancellor and Principal of UJ, Prof Ihron Rensburg held his final 2017 staff and student engagements across the four UJ campuses during September and October.

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UJ Top Achieving students: Five degree students obtained an average of 90% plus!

This year produced the second highest number of first-year top achievers since the inception of UJ. The exceptional performance of the record number first-year students, having obtained an average of 75%

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Fine Arts: UJ graduate representing Barberton and SA in Washington DC

UJ’s Optical Arts graduate, Mary Sibande from the Department of Visual Arts within the Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture(FADA) at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) will be recognised at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art

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Orange Army’s 2017 shining sport stars of the year

National long jumper Ruswahl Samaai and promising squash star Alexa Pienaar received the top accolades when the University of Johannesburg (UJ) Sports Awards Gala function was held at the Johannesburg Country Club on Thursday, 12 October 2017.

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Did you know? Modern humans emerged more than 300,000 years ago

South Africa is well-known for its hominin fossil record. But this time, results from an ancient DNA study presented in the September 28th First Release early online issue of Science show that the 2000-year-old remains of a boy found at Ballito Bay in KwaZulu-Natal during the 1960s, helped to rewrite human history.

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UWI bestows an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree on UJ VC Prof Ihron Rensburg

The University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Prof Ihron Rensburg, was one of 12 recipients - including individuals of eminence in the arts, sciences and other fields of intellectual endeavour, as well as persons who have made outstanding regional or international contributions,

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