ARTICLES RELATING TO UJ

UJ to make impact in Glasgow

2014-06-26 17:04

Eight University of Johannesburg students, club athletes and staff members will be jetting off to the Commonwealth Games.

UJ pushing tech boundaries with solar racer

2014-04-10 11:25

South African university students are pushing the boundaries of technology in developing a solar racer to compete in the 2014 Sasol Solar Challenge.

New Varsity Cup champ awaits

2014-03-17 22:16

There will be new champions crowned in the Varsity Cup this year after Tuks crashed out in a dramatic final round of league action.

Pukke hand Tuks first defeat

2014-03-03 22:41

Pukke have handed defending champions Tuks their first defeat of the Varsity Cup tournament to claim top spot on the standings.

No place like home for Pukke

2014-02-10 22:16

Log-leaders NWU-Pukke were the only home side to secure victory in an exciting second round of action in the Varsity Cup.

First-year UJ students must have tablets

2013-11-27 15:44

First-year University of Johannesburg students will have to have either a laptop or a tablet for their studies in 2014, the university has announced.

Woman held over false info on UJ student

2013-09-21 11:23

A woman has been arrested for defeating the ends of justice after allegedly contacting police and giving them false information about a missing University of Johannesburg student.

Rampant Tuks book final spot

2013-03-25 18:48

Defending champions Tuks have booked their place in the Varsity Cup final with an emphatic victory over the University of Johannesburg.

UJ thrash hapless Wits

2013-02-25 19:26

Fullback Kobus de Kock has ran in four tries as the University of Johannesburg cruised to a resounding Varsity Cup win over Wits.

'Dr Dre' signs students' fake sick notes

2012-11-17 11:39
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The University of Johannesburg is disciplining hundreds of students who bunked exams using fake sick notes - some purportedly signed by "Dr Dre" and "Wiz Khalifa".

UJ introduces online applications

2012-06-05 21:48

The University of Johannesburg has introduced online applications and a toll-free number for people wishing to apply for admission.

Student dies after 'botched abortion'

2012-03-19 09:09
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A student has collapsed and died in a University of Johannesburg hostel, apparently after an illegal abortion which went wrong.

UJ launches stampede probe

2012-02-22 16:00

An independent probe into the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman during late registration at the University of Johannesburg has been set up, says the university's council.

Assistance for stampede victim's burial

2012-01-17 14:29

Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane's office will help with transport and other services for the funeral of the woman who died in a recent stampede at the University of Johannesburg.

Crisis at tertiary institutions - ANCYL

2012-01-12 19:47

The department of higher education must acknowledge there is a critical lack of space in tertiary institutions and come up with urgent solutions to the crisis, the ANC Youth League says.

Education body to study admissions policy

2012-01-11 23:03

Higher Education SA says it will look at the admissions practices of its 23 member institutions, but believes there are too many eligible students for the number of places available.

UJ to pay tuition for victim's son

2012-01-11 15:17

The University of Johannesburg will pay the tuition fees of the man whose mother died there in a stampede.

UJ access monitored

2012-01-11 14:32

Security authorities have their hands full monitoring access to the University of Johannesburg where throngs of prospective students caused a deadly stampede a day ago.

Govt calls for probe into UJ stampede

2012-01-11 08:15

The government has called for a "full investigation" into the death of a woman during a stampede at the University of Johannesburg, saying walk-in applications may also be outlawed.

UJ closes late applications

2012-01-10 18:58

The University of Johannesburg has notified prospective students that no more late late applications will be accepted.

UJ stampede 'avoidable'

2012-01-10 12:26
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Thousands of shocked prospective students and their parents have been left waiting outside the University of Johannesburg’s gates following the death of a woman in a stampede, with many asking how it could happen.

1 killed in UJ registration stampede

2012-01-10 08:52
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One person has been killed in a stampede at the University of Johannesburg’s Bunting Road campus in Auckland Park.

Info bill will compromise research - UJ

2011-09-20 11:38

The senate of the University of Johannesburg has urged the legislature not to adopt the protection of state information bill in its present form.

UJ, Ben Gurion continue water studies

2011-07-09 08:00

Researchers from the University of Johannesburg and Israel's Ben Gurion University are collaborating on water purification studies, UJ says.

People with fake degrees to be prosecuted

2011-04-11 15:45

The University of Johannesburg and the University of Cape Town have both vowed to prosecute people who use fake degrees.

 

Panther seals the deal

2014-05-20 14:12

Clinton Panther and Taylor Dart convert from the penalty shootout to win the Varsity Hockey Cup for UJ.

UJ end Impi's Varsity Cup bid

2014-04-07 17:14

UJ have beaten UKZN in their promotion/relegation play-off to end their hopes of playing in next season's Varsity Cup.

Coastal sides make their move

2014-03-10 22:28

The coastal teams have made a charge up the standings after the conclusion of the sixth round of the Varsity Cup.

Tuks, Pukke pull away

2014-02-24 23:00

Tuks and Pukke have put some daylight between themselves and the chasing pack in the fourth round of the Varsity Cup.

Gauteng rivals inseparable

2014-02-03 22:09

Defending champions UP-Tuks were held to a draw in their Varsity Cup opener by a spirited UJ side in Pretoria.

Bobo lands UJ coaching role

2013-10-17 16:03

Former Springbok centre Gcobani Bobo has been appointed as backline coach of the University of Johannesburg.

Muslims oppose Obama visit

2013-06-20 16:04
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The Muslim Lawyers Association intends taking the NPA to court for refusing to arrest US President Barack Obama in South Africa.

Dramatic draw sinks Shimlas

2013-03-18 19:41

UJ scrumhalf Vian van der Watt scored two late tries to salvage a dramatic draw with Shimlas in Johannesburg.

Maties blow UJ away

2013-02-04 19:13

Maties have came from behind at a windy Danie Craven Stadium in Stellenbosch to beat UJ in the opening Varsity Cup clash of 2013.

Rugby player dies after head knock

2012-09-11 11:16

A promising young rugby player from the University of Johannesburg, who was due to sign a professional player's contract, has died after bumping his head at a party.

Maties book final spot

2012-03-26 19:38

Maties have booked their spot in the Varsity Cup final after comfortably dispatching the University of Johannesburg.

Grant 'doesn't encourage teen pregnancy'

2012-03-06 14:39
91 comments

The child support grant helps ease the burden on women and does not encourage teenage pregnancy, according to research conducted by the University of Johannesburg.

Stampede victim’s son told to study hard

2012-01-21 14:35

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has urged the son of the woman who died in a stampede at the University of Johannesburg to study hard in honour of his mother.

UJ stampede victim stable

2012-01-14 19:37

A woman critically injured in a stampede at the University of Johannesburg that saw a woman killed, remains in a stable condition, 1 Military Hospital says.

UJ stampede victim 'out of danger'

2012-01-12 16:08

The woman who was critically injured in a stampede at the University of Johannesburg, is in a stable condition, 1 Military Hospital in Pretoria says.

Stampede: Teen still wants to study at UJ

2012-01-11 23:03

The young man whose mother was killed during a stampede at the University of Johannesburg still wants to study there, his dad says.

One person still in hospital after stampede

2012-01-11 14:50

All but one of the people admitted to hospital after the fatal stampede at the University of Johannesburg have been discharged, the university has said.

Queues forming outside UJ again

2012-01-11 09:28

A group of student hopefuls have converged outside the University of Johannesburg again, a day after a stampede left one person dead and several injured.

'Wonderful problem' turns into UJ tragedy

2012-01-10 22:30
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Witnesses have told of the horror of a stampede at the University of Johannesburg, during which a woman who'd accompanied her child to try for last-minute admission, was crushed to death.

Dept could halt last-minute applications

2012-01-10 15:32

The higher education department is considering halting last-minute university applications after a woman was killed in a stampede at the University of Johannesburg, says Minister Blade Nzimande.

UJ suspends registrations after stampede

2012-01-10 10:21
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The University of Johannesburg has suspended registrations of potential students following a stampede at its Bunting Road campus in Auckland Park.

Myanmar leader-in-exile to visit SA

2011-10-01 08:45

Myanmar's prime minister-in-exile Sein Win is to visit South Africa to accept an honorary doctorate on behalf of Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, his spokesperson says.

SA needs insight from youth: Manuel

2011-08-25 17:06

South Africa needs insight and foresight and that comes from the youth, says Trevor Manuel at the launch of the National Planning Commission Jam.

UJ: Honorary doctorate for Suu Kyi

2011-06-23 19:30

An honorary doctorate is to be awarded to Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi by the University of Johannesburg's humanities faculty.

UJ's Ben Gurion decision will 'hurt' SA

2011-03-24 20:02
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The UJ's decision to sever ties with Ben Gurion University and end their collaborative research will hurt South Africans, the Israeli institution says.

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