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.

SA mineral riches traced to ancient volcanoes

2015-07-28 19:53

South Africa’s extensive bounty of valuable minerals can be traced to ancient super volcanoes, according to a researcher.

Big wins for Shimlas, Tuks

2015-03-16 21:54

UP-Tuks and UFS-Shimlas have both secured home semi-finals with big wins in Round Six of the Varsity Cup.

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.


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.

Too often student, management conversations useless - UJ VC

2015-10-05 22:02

Too often conversations between management and student leaders are useless, UJ vice chancellor and principal Professor Ihron Rensburg has said.

Pukke break Maties' hearts

2015-03-23 21:34

Two late bonus points saw NWU-Pukke sneak into the Varsity Cup semi-finals ahead of Maties on points difference.

Unbeaten Shimlas stand tall

2015-03-02 21:42

A victory over Maties in Bloemfontein saw UFS-Shimlas move to the top of the latest Varsity Cup standings.

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.

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