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 Graduation Information

Virtual Graduation Ceremonies

The virtual ceremony takes the form of a video during which the Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Prof Tshilidzi Marwala awards the respective qualifications collectively on all those candidates who comply and whose names appear on the graduation programme.

Virtual Graduation Ceremony                 


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Electronic Academic Record 

Please follow these steps to access your Electronic Academic record

  • Visit the Alumni portal (click here or on the image below)
  • Select Alumni as your affiliation to the University.
  • You will be requested to type in your alumni/student number and pin number in order to proceed.
  • If you have forgotten your pin number, select “Request a pin” and a pin number will be sent to your email address.
  • If your email address has changed, please contact the UJ Call Centre at 011 559 4555 OR send an email to
  • If you cannot remember your alumni/student number, please contact the UJ Call Centre at 011 559 4555 OR send an email to


Additional information

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UJ Virtual Campus


Find the campus that you are looking for and click to launch the video. REMEMBER,

this is a 360-degree virtual campus tour so move the cursor around and explore, enjoy.


Update of personal details

 NB! Change and update of personal details must be completed 3 months ahead of each series of ceremonies. 

You may not receive UJ communication regarding your ceremonies if your details are not updated timeously.  

Download the form here

Ceremony information

1. Ceremonies

Physical Graduation Ceremonies scheduled for 2021 are suspended and postponed until further notice.
The virtual ceremonies are available on this webpage and include all candidates who comply with the requirements to graduate for their respective qualifications for ceremonies scheduled for 2021.

2. Frequently asked questions

Click for a list of frequently asked questions regarding graduation


3. Dates of Ceremonies

Physical Graduations are suspended as of 16 March 2020 and will be postponed to later dates.

The Virtual Graduations are online and may be viewed on the UJ website, graduation page.


4. Contact details for enquiries 

Certification and the Digital Certificates platform

Alumni and eAcademic Records and the Alumni Connect platform

Graduation Status - your relevant faculty

Graduation Ceremony queries -