Think of universities as an investment, not a burden - Mbeki

2015-07-30 14:20

Many African governments began thinking of university funding as "burdensome" after the institutions were seen to be acting in opposition to political leaders, former president Thabo Mbeki says.

Milk, paint, wild beasts in ancient African mystery

2015-07-06 23:06

Around 49 000 years ago, someone in what is today South Africa mixed milk with ochre to produce a paint mixture.

Roadtripping through Africa in a solar-powered car

2015-06-20 08:10

A group of university students and lecturers are on a road trip of a different kind as they travel over 4 000km to test out their solar powered car.

Over half of varsity drop-outs happen in 1st year - academic

2015-05-19 16:00

More than half of the students that will drop out of higher education institutions countrywide will do so during their first year, an academic says.

UJ lecturer makes history

2014-10-20 17:29

A University of Johannesburg lecturer has become the first woman in Africa to be awarded a doctoral degree in experimental physics of highly correlated matter.

UJ students suspended over protests

2014-01-28 14:46

Twenty students have been suspended following protests at the University of Johannesburg over a shortage of funds from the National Student Financial Scheme (NSFAS).

UJ set for 2014 registrations

2014-01-17 13:21

The University of Johannesburg is ready for this year's registrations.

UJ suspends dean of science

2013-10-10 20:21

The University of Johannesburg has suspended its executive dean of sciences, Professor Bheki Mamba, following allegations of financial impropriety.

Student shot outside UJ campus

2013-08-07 07:04

A student has been shot and wounded in an attempted robbery outside the University of Johannesburg's Doornfontein campus, the institution says.

Kidnapped UJ student's car retrieved

2013-08-02 12:00

The car used in the kidnapping of a University of Johannesburg student has been retrieved in Eldorado Park, according to a university spokesperson.


More accountants can help charter transformation - Nxasana

2015-07-17 20:58

Outgoing FirstRand Limited CEO Sizwe Nxasana believes that South Africa can change and transform the future of Africa by increasing its number of chartered accountants.

Varsity football has a way to go

2015-06-29 15:02

Bradley Carnell believes that the Varsity Cup is limited in its developmental capacity and still has a long way to go.

2015 Solar Drive ready for the desert

2015-05-28 14:01

Ilanga II is back on the road, this time for the 2015 African Solar Drive, for a trip up north the continent.

WATCH: UJ students protest against xenophobia

Led by University of Johannesbrg Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor Ihron Rensburg, students marched against xenophobia on Monday. Watch.

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SA solar challenge: UJ’s racer unveiled

2014-08-07 09:34

The University of Johannesburg’s Solar Team has unveiled its new solar-powered vehicle, the Ilanga II, ahead of the 2014 Solar Challenge in Pretoria. The solar-powered racer has a top speed of 130km/h!

Students protest over financial scheme

2014-01-27 19:41

Universities have been hit by protests as students expressed dissatisfaction over a shortage of funds from the National Student Financial Scheme.

UJ student struck by car, killed

2013-11-22 14:26

A University of Johannesburg student has been killed and another has been injured when they were struck by a car in Auckland Park, Johannesburg.

Woman appears over missing UJ student

2013-09-23 17:51

A Soweto woman accused of giving false information about a missing University of Johannesburg student has appeared in the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court.

Student held after UJ kidnap

2013-08-02 14:21

Police have confirmed that a University of Johannesburg student was arrested after a 23-year-old woman was kidnapped from the Kingsway campus.

Student kidnapped from UJ campus

2013-08-02 07:58

A University of Johannesburg 23-year-old has opened a case of kidnapping after allegedly being grabbed from campus and held hostage for over an hour.

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