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Community Engagement Fundraising Campaign - UJ Science x Art 2021

The shared grief brought on by the global pandemic has highlighted the healing power of the arts and the importance of science, creativity and helping others. 

Staff and students at the Faculty of Science at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) recently donated their time and artistic talents to ensure that hundreds of learners discover the power of science. 

The UJ Science x Art 2021 fundraising campaign is raising R60,000 for Child Academy Programmes (CAP) Combined School in Tembisa and Hoërskool Vrede in Vrede using art performed by scientists at the UJ Faculty of Science. A video of the performance, which will include music, dance and poetry, is scheduled to be released in a few weeks.

​There are two options for donating to the UJ Science x Art Campaign:

  • Direct Bank Deposit or an Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) to the University of Johannesburg's bank account; bank account details are provided below.
  • Online Card Payment System; it accepts both credit and debit cards; scroll down to access the online payment system.

We would like to thank you for donating to the UJ Science x Art Campaign, please send an email to the Faculty Community Engagement Committee Chairperson, Dr Tebogo Makhubela, via after your donation has been processed.

Performers: Prof Emanuela Carleschi (UJ Physicist & Ballerina) and Dr Gerrit Koorsen (UJ Biochemist & Cellist

Fundraising Details
  • Target: R60,000
  • Donate Period: 8 August 2021 - 31 October 2021
  • Donation Amount: Any Amount
  • Recipients: Child Academy Programmes (CAP) Combined School and Hoërskool Vrede 

 Donate via Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) or Direct Bank Deposit

You can donate to the UJ Science x Art Campaign by making a deposit directly into the University of Johannesburg's bank account. 

  • Bank: First National Bank (FNB)
  • Name: UJ Main Account 
  • Branch: Main Street 051 
  • Branch No: 251705 
  • Account Type: Public Sector Cheque Account 
  • Account No: 62615873149
  • Reference: 05.05.071301.20.14400

You can also donate via the UJ credit card payment facility below.

 Donate via Card Payments (Credit & Debit Cards)