ARTICLES RELATING TO UJ

UJ names 3 students involved in weekend tragedies

2016-11-08 20:08

The University of Johannesburg has released the names of two students who drowned, and one who was shot dead, over the weekend.

UJ student allegedly shot and killed by security guard

2016-11-06 19:54

A University of Johannesburg student has been shot and killed, allegedly by a security guard at an accredited off-campus residence, the university says.

Campus security must stop attacking students – UJ academics

2016-10-07 20:06

Academics at the University of Johannesburg have called for an end to attacks on protesting students by campus security.

University closures would have ripple effects

2016-10-02 06:03

The risk of shutdown confronting our universities has serious economic ramifications within and beyond the university sector.

R15m spent on private security since varsity protests started - UJ

2016-09-30 10:28

The University of Johannesburg has spent up to R15m on private security services across its four campuses since the Fees Must Fall protests started last October, Vice Chancellor Ihron Rensburg says.

UJ to proceed with studies as scheduled

2016-09-28 17:06

All academic activities at the University of Johannesburg will proceed as scheduled despite student protests, the institution's vice chancellor Professor Ihron Rensburg has said.

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.

 

Man who killed UJ student not a security guard - housing company

2016-11-07 10:55

A man who allegedly shot and killed a University of Johannesburg student at an off-campus residence is not a security guard, housing company Afhco says.

Black students are damned either way

2016-10-16 09:06

Poor black young people find themselves in terribly difficult positions. An often repeated binary is the idea that “those who want to study will study, and those who don’t want to study will not”.

12 students arrested on UJ's Soweto campus

2016-10-04 13:04

Twelve students have been arrested for public violence after they blocked the entrance to the University of Johannesburg’s Soweto campus, police say.

Zuma must intervene - Vice Chancellors

2016-09-30 16:02

Johannesburg University Vice Chancellor Ihron Rensburg has called on President Jacob Zuma to intervene on the raging Fees Must Fall campaign, adding his voice to his Wits counterpart.

Fire at UJ lecture hall

2016-09-29 15:36

A lecture hall has caught fire at the University of Johannesburg, management says.

WATCH: UJ students disrupt classroom

2016-09-27 15:15

University of Johannesburg protesters appear to have lost focus over what they are protesting about, three of the institution’s students say.

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.

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