Students must avoid being fooled into protests - UJ

2016-09-20 13:18

Students must avoid being fooled into joining protests that have nothing to do with them, University of Johannesburg's convocation president Mbali Mkhonto has warned.

UJ and suspended 'arsonists' at loggerheads

2016-09-15 20:02

Despite it saying it has met students' demands, the University of Johannesburg continues to be at loggerheads with some of the students it suspended following an arson attack at the institution.

ANC needs to win back support or suffer in 2019 - study

2016-08-18 14:12

The ANC is likely to face tougher challenges in the 2019 elections if it does not restore support among supporters, according to research by the University of Johannesburg.

Alleged UJ arsonists can continue with studies

2016-08-10 20:41

A group of 17 University of Johannesburg students who were suspended after they allegedly set an auditorium on fire can continue with their studies if they apply to do so, the institution said on Wednesday.

UJ make light work of Shimlas

2016-03-22 07:06

UJ convincingly outplayed defending champions Shimlas in their Varsity Cup clash played at FNB Stadium in Soweto.

Violence and vandalism not the answer, Ramaphosa tells students

2016-02-20 18:51

South Africa needed young people who resolved differences through dialogue, not through vandalism, violence or intimidation, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has told students at a career expo in Johannesburg.

Negotiations at UJ reach stalemate

2015-11-09 19:46

Negotiations between University of Johannesburg protesters and management have reached a stalemate.

We won't hesitate to suspend more students, staff - UJ vice chancellor

2015-11-05 21:15

The University of Johannesburg says it will not hesitate to suspend more students and staff as exams get under way.

Students protesting against university fees at the University of Johannesburg have reportedly been assaulted by outsourced security workers on campus. View pics of the protest here.

Students protesting against university fees at the University of Johannesburg have reportedly been assaulted by outsourced security workers on campus. View pics of the protest here.

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Fee protests continue as students march on Luthuli House

2015-10-22 17:57

Thousands of students opposed to tertiary tuition fee increases have flooded the streets of South Africa again, on the ninth day of historical protest action that showed no sign of slowing down.


University of Johannesburg on fee increase: Give us two weeks

2016-09-19 15:52

A decision on fee increments at the University of Johannesburg will be made within two weeks, says a spokesperson.

UJ’s ‘Missing Middle’ campaign gets R2m boost

2016-08-22 19:06

UJ's Missing Middle campaign which aims to raise funds for academically deserving students recently received a R2m sponsorship from FNB.

Universities on tenterhooks ahead of Nzimande's 2017 fee announcement

2016-08-11 10:41

Universities around the country are waiting anxiously for an announcement from Minister of Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande regarding possible fee increases for the 2017 academic year.

University of Johannesburg identifies students in arson attacks

2016-08-05 21:12

The University of Johannesburg has identified students who were allegedly involved in an arson attack that destroyed the institution's Sanlam Auditorium, it has said.

UJ's 'missing middle' gets R31m boost

2016-02-29 09:52

The University of Johannesburg has raised R31m to help fund students considered too rich to qualify for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme and too poor to afford tuition costs.

University of Johannesburg pledges to assist poorer students with fees

2016-01-10 16:48

The University of Johannesburg has pledged to assist students who struggle with tuition costs – but warned that registration and student fees must be paid by those who can afford to do so.

Scores of UJ students and workers to spend weekend in holding cells

2015-11-06 18:32

Close to 150 students and workers who protested at the University of Johannesburg have been arrested and will spend the weekend behind bars, police say.

They pepper sprayed me - UJ cleaner

2015-11-05 18:16

"How can they do this to me? They punched me and pepper sprayed me," a University of Johannesburg (UJ) cleaner cried as paramedics assisted her.

Zuma's 0% greeted with rubber bullets, stun grenades, stones

2015-10-23 16:57

The sound of rubber bullets, stun grenades, and stones hitting police nyalas greeted President Jacob Zuma's announcement that university fees will rise by 0% in 2016.

Lack of representation among decision makers - Open Stellenbosch

2015-10-06 05:31

The lack of representation in decision-making bodies at tertiary institutions left too much room for marginalised students' problems to be misunderstood on campuses, Open Stellenbosch has said.

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