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.

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.

ANC risks losing 'born free' voters

2013-01-28 14:38

South Africans, who were born after apartheid ended in 1994, can vote for the first time in presidential elections next year and could begin reshaping politics in Africa.

Prosecutions for fake degrees

2011-04-11 15:13

Two universitites say they will pursue charges against anyone using fake degrees claiming to be from their institutions.

So close but so far for UJ

2009-03-16 21:41

UJ's impressive bonus-point win over NMMU in Port Elizabeth was not enough to secure a semifinal spot in the FNB Varsity Cup.


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

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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.

UJ tells supporters to EFF off

2013-07-26 22:30

The EFF has criticised the University of Johannesburg for denying the group access to its Doornfontein campus.

Transport a major concern - survey

2013-01-22 17:15

Transport is the third highest overall priority in South African society, the University of Johannesburg says.

What drips

2011-04-07 21:29

The University of Johannesburg is a world class bigot in its treatment of Jews, says Stephen Mulholland.

UJ under extreme pressure

2009-03-02 21:40

The University of Johannesburg will be under pressure to qualify for the semi-finals of the Varsity Cup after going down to Pukke.

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