Coronavirus: Gauteng universities disable biometric systems to prevent infection

2020-03-10 18:09

The University of Johannesburg and Wits University are in the process of suspending the use of their biometric access control systems as a precaution against the coronavirus.

Hundreds of Numsa members set for 'indefinite' strike at University of Johannesburg

2019-10-03 17:14

Members of Numsa plan to strike at the University of Johannesburg from Friday over pay gaps.

UJ honours NASA pioneer Katherine Johnson, aged 100

2019-04-30 08:37

Katherine Johnson, known for her pioneering work at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, has received an honorary degree from the University of Johannesburg at the age of 100.

Manuel: SA needs younger leaders to progress

2018-10-22 20:10

South Africa will lag behind technologically if too many of its leaders are "on the wrong side of the age distribution curve," former finance minister Trevor Manuel has said.

Universities South Africa members agree to a 'more flexible approach' to walk-ins

2018-01-10 16:22

Universities South Africa says its 26 member universities have agreed to a more flexible approach for walk-in applications for the 2018 academic year.

UJ debuts on Academic Ranking of World Universities

2017-08-16 20:15

The University of Johannesburg has been given a boost through its inclusion in the Top 500 universities in the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

UJ climbs in world university rankings

2017-06-08 15:45

The University of Johannesburg has advanced to the top 2.3% of universities globally, according to a world university ranking released.

Revisit the past through a series of photographs in historical exhibition

2017-04-30 16:00

A provocative multimedia exhibition programme is scheduled to be held at the University of Johannesburg’s Fada Gallery and Constitution Hill from May 4 to 11.

Get ready for your first year at university and beat the freshman blues

2016-12-08 06:00

One of the biggest transitions a young person can make is to go from high school to tertiary education.


'Food is the last thing students should worry about': Tiger Brands launches food support programme at UJ

2020-02-28 17:11

Students struggling financially on the University of Johannesburg's Soweto campus can now get access to food after Tiger Brands launched its Plates4days programme.

Why must employees be cyber risk aware if top management has no clue, asks academic

2019-05-03 21:01

Companies often force employees to be cyber security aware, while top management does not have a clue what is going on, warns the director of the Centre for Cyber Security at the University of Johannesburg.

Manuel: Send VBS perpetrators to jail

2018-10-23 12:25

'R2bn was stolen from very poor people. The people who stole it must go to jail,' the former finance minister has said.

5 tips on writing the great South African novel from a popular author

2018-06-20 06:42

Be an avid reader to become a great writer.

Students queue outside UJ despite no walk-ins allowed

2018-01-08 16:43

Despite the University of Johannesburg's announcement last week that it would not be accepting any walk-in applications, dozens of prospective students have queued outside the university.

UJ denies suspending fraud accused managers

2017-07-31 16:48

The University of Johannesburg has denied suspending two senior council members over alleged fraud, involving a reported R25m.

New state capture report launched at Wits

2017-05-25 21:21

The need for drastic economic reform cannot justify the widespread looting of state coffers, while the current state capture networks active in South Africa pose a dire threat to the country's long-term future, academics say.

Insourcing at UJ completed

2017-04-02 18:52

The University of Johannesburg says it has completed its insourcing project, with the last batch of 640 cleaning staff members they recruited, two months ahead of deadline.

Investigator to probe Wits' handling of Junction res rape

2016-11-19 11:30

Wits University vice chancellor Professor Adam Habib has authorised an independent investigation into the alleged rape of a student at the Wits Junction Residence.

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