​National Science Week

Home » Faculties of Science » Soweto Science Centre » Focus Weeks » ​National Science Week

The Soweto Science Centre hosts the National Science Week activities at the University of Johannesburg’s Soweto Campus annually. In 2018, over 3000 learners from schools in and around Soweto participated in the NSW activities hosted by SSC, including science talks and exhibitions. The activities included scientific disciplines such as computer and numerical sciences, earth and life sciences, chemical and physical sciences.

Scc2

Scc3

​National Science Week In a Nutshell

  • National Science Week is an initiative by The Department of Science and Technology (DST) to promote science and technology to South African learners and communities.
  • DST appointed the South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA) as the implementing agency and National Project Manager for the National Science Week activities nationally.
  • The NSW activities are run in all nine provinces simultaneously at multiple sites per province. Each year a different theme is chosen and activities are offered around the theme to the target audiences.

Ssc6

Ssc4

Ssc5

UJ Faculties

| All Faculties
...

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.