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Dear Humanities first year,

We have come to the end of the first term and you should be ready for a break after all the hard work.

Below are links to video messages from the Dean and Vice Deans.

•         Dean’s welcome by the Executive Dean, Prof Alex Broadbent  

•         Vice Dean Research, Prof Grace Khunou on the value of Post graduate degrees in the Humanities 

•         Vice Dean Teaching and Learning, Prof Colin Chasi on teaching and learning activities in the faculty

These videos are also on the faculty website and Facebook page

On the website and Facebook page you will also find information on events such as public lectures, seminars and book launches.  You are welcome to attend any of these, they will give you the opportunity to interact with other students and academics.  You can also communicate with us via Facebook, feel free to ask us questions and to give input on what information and support we can give you. 

Below is some useful information on support services that are available at UJ. We encourage you to make use of these.

Campus Health

General Health Services

E Les

08:00 – 15:30


Psychological and Career Development Services

C Ring 1

08:00 – 15:30

24 Hour Crisis Line

082 054 1137

Academic Development Centre (AD)

Various Workshops assisting with:

Critical reading and note taking skills

Preparing for Exams

Time Management skills

Stress Management Skills

D Ring 3

08:00 – 16:00

Meal Assistance Programme

Student Welfare Centre

E Ring 3

08:00 – 16:00

Programme changes or Cancelation

Faculty office

C Ring 2

08:00 -16:00

Assistance with a specific Module

Tutor for the module

Relevant Department concerned

Check availability with tutor

Your first Assessment Result

If you have below 45% setup an appointment with a tutor or lecturer to improve for the next test.

Relevant Department concerned

Check availability with tutor


Enjoy your holiday!

Faculty of Humanities