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A critical objective of the University of Johannesburg (UJ) is to educate and equip our students with work experience, as well as provide them with a recognised qualification. Graduate students are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to apply for graduate internships from various companies in order to acquire working skills that will prepare them for lifelong work opportunities.

UJ therefore encourages its students to apply for available graduate internships for skills development.

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory (GCRO) calls for proposals for various industrial sector studies to be submitted by 31 January 2024. The GCRO and the Gauteng Provincial Government (GPG) are co-producing a programme under the banner of “Inclusive Economies”. An important aspect of this work is identifying sectors that are important to economic development in the province. The sectors identified in these terms of reference address challenges facing the city-region and will be an input into a broader economic planning process in the province. Identified sectors and ToRs.

  1. Agro processing and agribusiness -ToR:…
  2. ICT / Digital Services-ToR:…
  3. Freight and Logistics -ToR:…
  4. Creative industries -ToR:…
  5. Automotive – ToR:–_nSHyz/view?…
  6. Tourism -ToR:…
  7. Energy – ToR:…

Link to submit a proposal:…

Joburg Green Jobs Youth Expo

23 February 2024

Brixton Multipurpose Centre, 78 Foyle Ave, Mayfair West

To participate or support the Green Jobs Expo, to complete the form click here:

4IR Work Readiness Programme 2024

Kindly apply by filling out the Google form:

Closing Date: 31 January 2024

For more information, click here

Beijing Institute of Technology: CSC Scholarship Proposal for International Students from the University of Johannesburg

Deadline: 31 December 2023
Admission Book: Masters and PhD Program, please click here

For any inquiries, please contact CHEN, Hui at

Erasmus Mundus Masters: Scholarships 2024

The emPLANT+ Master Programme is inviting scholarship applications for the Plant Breeding Master’s program from eligible applicants under the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) scholarships, which close on 09 January 2024. The EMJMD scholarships are open to all countries worldwide, including South Africa.

The emPPLANT+ program aims to provide students interested in plant breeding with excellent training in science, management, law, languages, and soft skills that are needed in this field by the Seed Industry and Research Institutes. The program also seeks to attract excellent students from all over the world by joining their forces to provide a multidisciplinary approach to traditional and biotechnology techniques, links with management, and new technologies (bioinformatics, data management, etc.) that are required for future MSc/Ph.D. graduates to obtain a comprehensive and strategic understanding of complex breeding projects in an international dimension.

The scholarship offering includes:

  • Participation costs (including registration, tuition, support for visa application, health insurance, summer program, and academic support)
  • Travel allowance
  • Subsistence costs for 24 months

To apply, you need to meet the following admission requirements:

  • Graduate of a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture/Agronomy, Plant Biology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Molecular Biosciences, or related relevant fields
  • Students in their last year of BSc degree can apply
  • English language proficiency or a letter from your university attesting English as the medium of instruction for your degree
  • A fully completed application form received before the due date
  • All supporting documents submitted before the due date

For more information on the application process, visit Application procedure – minimum requirements – emPLANT Master (

To apply, visit Apply now – emPLANT Master call for student applications (

Inquiries can be sent to Ms. Zsófia Kovács via email at

The GROW Project applications are Opening Soon.

More information is available on their website – details on how to apply for one of the 51 PhD positions.

The application portal will be open from 1 December – 31 of January 2024.

Applicants’ webinar will take place on 5 December 2023.

For more information, click here

The Transforming Africa Innovator’s Expo 2024

The Transforming Africa Innovators’ Expo is a platform dedicated to showcasing the remarkable work of innovators, entrepreneurs, and change-makers from across the African continent. This event provides an opportunity to highlight your innovations, connect with industry leaders, investors, and potential collaborators, as well as contribute to the discourse on sustainable development in Africa.

This is a call for applications for an upcoming INNOVATORS’ EXPO, taking place on the 27 & 28 February 2024 at the University of Johannesburg. The EXPO will take place as a side event of the Conference “Transforming Africa: Innovating our way towards Sustainability”,

  • For more about the Expo, click here
  • Conference 1 pager, click here

Closing Date: 20 January 2024