Graduation season at UJ


Graduation season at UJ


Publishing Date: 3/16/2018 11:00 AM

More than 9 300 students to graduate during first 2018 graduation series

​The University of Johannesburg (UJ) set a goal to progressively improve the graduation rates of undergraduate and postgraduate students and has achieved it with its 2017 output. More than 9 300 students, who have embraced the fruits of their academic labour, will colour UJ's Kingsway Campus, with solemn gowns during the first 2018 series of UJ's graduation ceremonies.

The autumn graduation series, comprising of 44 ceremonies, takes place takes place from 19 March to 18 May 2018.

A total of 4,875 Bachelor degrees and 2,490 undergraduate diplomas will be conferred, as well as 1,382 Honours degrees and 372 postgraduate diplomas, 192 Master's degrees, and 55 Doctoral degrees.

Not only do these qualifications indicate a personal triumph for each of our successful students, but they are also the means towards an improved livelihood for 9,366 families, as well as for their communities and our society at large.

The long journey taken by our graduands when they registered a number of years ago has now reached its triumphant destination, and the University is proud of the role that it has played in creating new professionals who will positively shape the future of our nation.