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UJ Values

Shaping the future

Thinking independently

Developing a cosmopolitan identity

Exhibiting ambition and drive

Adopting entrepreneurial approaches

Learning together from our diversity

Making wise decisions collectively​

Engaging meaningfully with one another

Displaying mutual respect

Leading consultatively

Developing sustainably through creative contribution

Intros​pecting for renewal

Innovating for the common good

Making positive change

Taking advantage of overlooked opportunities

Treasuring academic freedomSeeking balance in the pursuit of knowledge

Facing challenges with courage and earning ​trust

Acting responsibly by being fair, consistent and transparent

Participating in and helping the community (Ubuntu)*

*Ubuntu is the capacity to express compassion, justice, reciprocity, dignity, harmony and humanity in the interests of building, maintaining and strengthening the community. Ubuntu speaks to our inter-connectedness, our common humanity and the responsibility to each that flows from our connection.

UJ Faculties

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College of Business and Economics (CBE)

Created from the former Faculties of Management, and Economic and Financial Sciences


Faculty of Art, Design And Architecture

Industry-relevant and competitive professional programmes


Faculty of Education

Education has the power to transform human lives


Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment

First in South Africa offering a full range of professional engineering qualifications


Faculty of Health Sciences

A preferred learner experience and innovative methods


Faculty of Humanities

To the benefit of individuals, the University and the community we serve


Faculty of Law

Traditional, specialised and short course Law programmes


Faculty of Science

Innovatively creating new knowledge and leading scientists


Johannesburg Business School

JBS. The Business of Reimagining Your Future.