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Your home away from home, one of the main purposes of the Division is to integrate international students into UJ student life. This is done on the following levels:

  • Social interaction (Orientation, International Festival, supporting the University of Johannesburg International Student Society - UJIIS, to host various student focused events)
  • Student mobility programmes
  • Communication (newsletter, sms service, liaison with embassies, etc.)
  • Student support (Buddy system, UJISS, Welfare)

International Admissions and Welfare Office

The International Admissions and Welfare Office is there to ensure that all international students are provided with necessary support for the duration of their studies at the University of Johannesburg.

The International Admissions and Welfare Office is located on all four campuses and is responsible for:

  • Advising prospective students about programmes offered at UJ and all legal requirements
  • Providing assistance and guidance on the application process
  • Assisting with compliance related issues which include Study Visa and Medical aid requirements
  • Clearing admitted international students for registration
  • Providing liaison services for international students and faculties
  • Liaising with all South African Missions (Embassies, High Commissions, Consulates, Trade Missions) and the South African Department of Home Affairs
  • Social integration through orientation and student activities
  • Welfare services

Prof Ylva Rodny-Gumede
​Senior Director: Division for Internationalisation

​tel: +27 (0)11 559 4446
Ms Lesley Gilbert
Executive Secretary
tel: +27 (0)11 559 4293
​Mr Lebethe Malefo
​Director: Study Abroad
​tel: +27 (0) 11 559 4592
Ms Ziyanda Sam
Secretary to Director : Study Abroad
​tel: +27 (0) 11 559 4099
​Ms Ntombise Mangqase
​Director: Fundraising and Administration
​tel: +27 (0)11 559 2009
Mr Tshidiso KoneseSenior Manager: International Student Recruitment,
Admissions & Marketing 
tel: +27 (0) 11 559 4832
Mr Tshepang Marumo​Supervisor: International Admissions Office

tel: +27 (0)11 559 2096

Ms Lisle du PlessisManager: Study Abroadtel: +27 (0) 11 559 2528
​Mr Malibongwe Masango
​Administrative Officer: Academic Services
​tel: +27 (0) 11 559 4265
​Mr Ismail Badrudin
​Public Relations and Communications Officer

​tel: +27 (0)11 559 2303

Ms Shantelle Sass Academic and Student Services Officertel: 27 (0) 11 559 7780
​Mr Thabang Mothebe​International Admissions Officer​tel: +27 (0)11 559 6510
​Ms Mampou Nqgumshe​International Admissions Officer​tel: +27 (0)11 559 4517
​Ms Palesa Makwela​International Admissions Officer​tel: +27 (0)11 559 1027