UJ Undergraduate Prospectus | 2025


Prof Letlhokwa Mpedi Vice-Chancellor and Principal University of Johannesburg 2 UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG


4 UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG MESSAGE FROM THE VICE-CHANCELLOR AND PRINCIPAL As you embark on this next chapter, you are faced with the difficult but important decision of where you will study and what you will choose to study. As you carefully weigh your options, I assure you that the University of Johannesburg (UJ) is one of the most vibrant and pulsating universities in South Africa. Although UJ is a relatively young institution in the South African higher education landscape, we have soared to heights untold in recent years. Our history is rich and represents a long legacy. In recent years, our deliberate positioning in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) and our emergence as a pan-African institution have charted this path. Additionally, we have placed an emphasis on research that addresses the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and contributes to policy development. Our learning revolution, now, is one defined by our societal impact in this endeavour. We are a dynamic University, actively shaping the future around us. safe, supportive and intellectually stimulating environment, we provide opportunities for you to expand your network. You will be able to grow networks that will sustain you throughout your life. Our close and sustained relationship with our alumni demonstrates our shared commitment to UJ’s vision. Our impact on our own community and beyond our doors has grown in strength and force. As a result, UJ graduates are leaving their mark on our country, continent and internationally. At UJ, we ensure that you emerge from our institution as an individual actively and deliberately contributing to a better future. If your goal is to make a lasting impact on society and demonstrate innovation and resilience, this is the right choice. Best of luck with this important decision! The opportunities and vistas that can be explored at UJ are limitless and we hope to welcome you here next year. This is your future, reimagined! Prof Letlhokwa Mpedi Vice-Chancellor and Principal We are committed to your academic and intellectual development with a focus on preparing you for the future. The world around us is rapidly changing and so too are the requirements for success. At UJ, we arm you with the skills and the ability to participate and thrive in the 4IR. More so, we do this with an emphasis on societal impact. At UJ, you will encounter the finest academic minds from diverse backgrounds spanning across the world, who will contribute to your academic success. There are a wide selection of cutting-edge programmes spanning seven faculties and one college. UJ has adopted a technology-rich approach to teaching and learning. As a result, UJ’s global stature and academic robustness are recognised by the most prestigious global higher education ranking systems in the world. In recent years, UJ has emerged as a competitive player, not only in South Africa but also on the continent, and has risen significantly in these rankings. UJ has demonstrably excelled in teaching, learning, research and carving our footprint in recent years. We have done so as an academic community. Our priority is maximising your student experience. The transition to university can seem daunting, but UJ has systems and structures in place to ensure that this is a seamless process. For example, UJ’s First Year Experience Programme provides support and development opportunities, while robust academic and tutor support programmes ensure a seamless journey during your university studies. We offer dynamic first-year courses, ranging from African Experiences to Artificial Intelligence (AI) to an introduction to the SDGs, aimed at giving our students a competitive edge. Our Senior Year Experience Programme will boost you towards your final year, graduation and beyond. At every tier, UJ is committed to contributing to your holistic development. Alongside an enjoyable,

5 2025 UNDERGRADUATE PROSPECTUS MOLAETŠA GO TŠWA GO MOTLATŠAMOKHANSELIRI LE HLOGO Ge o thoma ka leeto le le latelago, o lebagane le sephetho se boima eupša ke se bohlokwa sa moo o tla go ithuta gona le seo o tlago go kgetha go ithuta sona. Ge o dutše o ela dikgetho tša gago ka kelohloko, ke go netefaletša gore Yunibesithi ya Johannesburg (UJ) ke ye nngwe ya diyunibesithi tšeo di nago le bophelo kudu le go ba yeo e thabišago kudu ka mo Afrika Borwa. Le ge e le gore UJ ke setheo se sefsa ka mo go thuto ya ka godimo ya Afrika Borwa, re hlatlogetše godimo go fihla bokgoleng bjo bo sa bolelwego mo mengwageng ya bjale. Histori ya rena e humile e bile e emela bohwa bjo botelele. Mo mengwageng ya bjale, go bewa ga rena ka boomo ka go Phetogo ya Bone ya Intasteri (4IR) le go tšwelela ga rena bjalo ka setheo sa Afrika ka moka di hlamile tsela ye. Godimo ga fao, re beile kgatelelo go dinyakišišo tšeo di lebanego le Dinepo tša Tlhabollo ya go ya go ile tša Ditšhabakopano (SDGs) le go tsenya letsogo go tlhabollo ya pholisi. Phetogo ya rena ya go ithuta, ga bjale, ke yeo e hlalošitšwego ke khuetšo ya rena ya setšhaba maitekong a. Re Yunibesithi ye e fetogago, yeo e agago ka mafolofolo bokamoso bjo bo re dikologilego. Re ikgafile go tlhabollo ya gago ya thuto le ya tlhaologanyo ka nepo ya go go lokišetša bokamoso. Lefase leo le re dikologilego le fetoga ka lebelo gomme go bjalo le ka dinyakwa tša katlego. Ka mo UJ, re go hlomela ka bokgoni le bokgoni bja go tšea karolo le go atlega ka go 4IR. Go feta fao, re dira se ka kgatelelo ya khuetšo ya setšhaba. Ka mo UJ, o tla kopana le menagano ye mebotse kudu ya thuto go tšwa ditlogong tše di fapanego tšeo di akaretšago lefase ka bophara, tšeo di tlago tsenya letsogo katlegong ya gago ya thuto. Go na le kgetho e kgolo ya mananeo a maemo a godimo ao a akaretšago mafapha a šupago le kholetšhe e tee. UJ e amogetše mokgwa wo o humilego ka theknolotši wa go ruta le go ithuta. Ka lebaka leo, maemo a lefase le go tia ga dithuto ka mo UJ di lemogwa ke ditshepedišo tša maemo a godimo kudu tša lefase ka bophara tša maemo a thuto ya godimo lefaseng. Mo mengwageng ya gona bjale, UJ e tšweletše bjalo ka motšeakarolo wa phadišano, e sego fela ka Afrika Borwa eupša gape le ka kontinenteng, gomme e hlatlogile kudu maemong a. UJ e bontšhitše go phadima kudu ka mo go ruteng, go ithuta, go nyakišiša le go betla kgato ya rena ya maoto mo mengwageng ya gona bjale. Re dirile seo bjalo ka setšhaba sa barutegi. Selo seo se tlago pele ke go godiša boitemogelo bja gago bja go ba moithuti. Phetogo ya go ya yunibesithing e ka bonagala e le ye e boifišago, eupša UJ e na le ditshepedišo le dibopego tše di lego gona go netefatša gore ye ke tshepedišo ye e se nago mathata. Ka mohlala, Lenaneo la Maitemogelo a Ngwaga wa Pele la UJ le fana ka menyetla ya thekgo le tlhabollo, mola mananeo a go tia a thuto le a thekgo ka bathušabafahloši a netefatša leeto le le se nago mathata nakong ya dithuto tša gago tša yunibesithi. Re fana ka dithuto tša ngwaga wa mathomo tše di fetogago, go tloga go Maitemogelo a Afrika go ya go Bohlale bja Maitirelo (AI) go ya go tšweletšo ya SDGs, tšeo di lebišitšwego go fa baithuti ba rena maemo a phadišano. Lenaneo la rena la Maitemogelo a Ngwaga wa Godimo le tla go godiša go ya ngwageng wa gago wa mafelelo, go aloga le go feta. Mo legatong le lengwe le le lengwe, UJ e ikgafile go tsenya letsogo tlhabollong ya gago ye e feletšego. Go bapa le tikologo ye e thabišago, ye e bolokegilego, ye e thekgago le ye e hlohleletšago tlhaologanyo, re go fa dibaka tša go katološa neteweke ya gago. O tla kgona go godiša dineteweke tšeo di tlago go tšwetša pele bophelong bja gago ka moka. Kamano ya rena ya kgauswi le ya go ya go ile le dialoga tša rena e laetša boikgafo bja rena bjo bo abelanwago go pono ya UJ. Khuetšo ya rena setšhabeng sa rena le ka ntle ga mejako ya rena e gotše ka maatla le ka tšhušumetšo. Ka lebaka leo, dialoga tša UJ di tlogela leswao la tšona nageng ya rena, kontinenteng le boditšhabatšhabeng. Ka mo UJ, re netefatša gore o tšwelela go tšwa setheong sa rena bjalo ka motho ka noši yo a tsenyago letsogo ka mafolofolo le ka tebanyo go bokamoso bjo bokaone. Ge e le gore nepo ya gago ke go dira khuetšo ya go ya go ile setšhabeng le go laetša boitlhamelo le go kgotlelela, ye ke kgetho ye e nepagetšego. Mahlatse le mahlogonolo ka sephetho se se bohlokwa! Menyetla le dipono tšeo di ka hwetšwago kua UJ ga di na mellwane gomme re holofela go le amogela mo ngwageng wo o tlago. Bjo ke bokamoso bja gago, bjo bo nagannwe gape! Prof Letlhokwa Mpedi Motlatšamokhanseliri le Hlogo

6 UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG BOODSKAP VAN DIE VISEKANSELIER EN REKTOR Soos jy met hierdie volgende hoofstuk begin, staan jy voor die moeilike maar belangrike besluit van waar jy gaan studeer en wat jy sal kies om te studeer. Terwyl jy jou opsies noukeurig opweeg, verseker ek jou dat die Universiteit van Johannesburg (UJ) een van die lewendigste en polsendste universiteite in Suid-Afrika is. Alhoewel UJ ’n relatief jong instelling in die Suid-Afrikaanse hoëronderwyslandskap is, het ons oor die laaste paar jaar tot ongekende hoogtes gestyg. Ons geskiedenis is ryk en verteenwoordig ’n ryk nalatenskap. Onlangs het ons doelbewuste posisionering in die Vierde Industriële Revolusie (4IR) en ons opkoms as ’n Pan-Afrikaanse instelling hierdie pad uitgestippel. Daarbenewens plaas ons klem op navorsing wat die Verenigde Nasies se Volhoubare Ontwikkelingsdoelwitte (VOD’s) aanspreek en bydra tot beleidsontwikkeling. Ons leerrevolusie, is nou, een wat gedefinieer word deur ons sosiale impak in hierdie strewe. Ons is ’n dinamiese Universiteit wat die toekoms aktief om ons vorm. Ons is verbind tot jou akademiese en intellektuele ontwikkeling met die fokus daarop om jou vir die toekoms voor te berei. Die wêreld rondom ons verander vinnig en so ook die vereistes vir sukses. By UJ bewapen ons jou met die vaardighede en die vermoë om aan die 4IR deel te neem en te floreer. Meer nog, ons doen dit met die klem op maatskaplike impak. By UJ sal jy vooruitstrewende akademici uit verskillende agtergronde, van regoor die wêreld, wie sal bydra tot jou akademiese sukses teëkom. Daar is ’n wye verskeidenheid vooraanstaande programme, wat wissel van voorgraadse diplomas tot doktorsgrade in ons sewe fakulteite en een kollege. UJ het ’n tegnologie-gedrewe benadering tot onderrig en leer aangeneem, wat vergelykbaar is met van die beste universiteite ter wêreld. UJ se wêreldwye statuur en akademiese robuustheid word erken deur die mees gesaghebbende wêreldranglyste vir hoër onderwys. UJ het die afgelope jare as ’n sterk mededinger na vore getree, nie net in Suid-Afrika nie, maar ook op die vasteland, en het aansienlik verbeter op hierdie ranglys. UJ het die afgelope jare aantoonbaar uitgeblink in onderrig, leer, navorsing en die kerf van ons voetspoor. Ons het dit as ‘n akademiese gemeenskap gedoen. Ons prioriteit is die maksimalisering van jou studente-ervaring. Die oorgang na universiteit kan skrikwekkend lyk, maar UJ het stelsels en strukture in plek om te verseker dat dit ’n naatlose proses is. UJ se eerstejaar-ervaringsprogram bied byvoorbeeld ondersteunings- en ontwikkelingsgeleenthede, terwyl robuuste akademiese en tutorondersteuningsprogramme ’n naatlose reis tydens jou universiteitstudie verseker. Ons bied dinamiese eerstejaarkursusse aan, wat wissel van Afrikaervarings tot Kunsmatige Intelligensie (KI) tot ’n inleiding tot die VOD’s, wat daarop gemik is om ons studente ’n mededingende voordeel te gee. Ons Seniorjaarervaringsprogram sal jou ’n hupstoot gee vir jou finale jaar, gradeplegtigheid en daarna. Op elke vlak is UJ daartoe verbind om by te dra tot jou holistiese ontwikkeling. Benewens ’n genotvolle, veilige, ondersteunende en intellektueel stimulerende omgewing, bied ons geleenthede vir jou om jou netwerk uit te brei. Jy kan netwerke bou wat jou lewenslank sal ondersteun. Ons noue en volgehoue verhouding met ons alumni demonstreer ons gedeelde verbintenis tot UJ se visie. Ons impak op ons eie gemeenskap en buite ons deure het van krag tot krag gegroei. Gevolglik laat UJ-gegradueerdes hul merk op ons land, vasteland en daarbuite. UJ bied jou die geleentheid om ’n individu te word wat die toekoms tot voordeel van ons wêreld herbedink. As jou doel is om ’n blywende impak op die samelewing te maak en innovasie en veerkragtigheid te demonstreer, is dit die regte keuse. Sterkte met hierdie belangrike besluit! Die geleenthede en vistas wat by UJ verken kan word is onbeperk en ons hoop om jou volgende jaar hier te verwelkom. Dit is jou toekoms, herbedink! Prof Letlhokwa Mpedi Visekanselier en Rektor

7 2025 UNDERGRADUATE PROSPECTUS UMLAYEZO OVELA KUSEKELA SHANSELA NOTHISHANHLOKO Njengoba uqala lesi sahluko esilandelayo, ubhekene nesinqumo esinzima kodwa esibalulekile sokuthi uzofunda kuphi nokuthi yini ozokhetha ukuyifundela. Njengoba ucabangisisa ngezinketho zakho, ngiyakuqinisekisa ukuthi iNyuvesi yaseJohannesburg (UJ) ingelinye lamanyuvesi anempilo futhi enza kahle kakhulu eNingizimu Afrika. Nakuba i-UJ iyisikhungo esisesisha emkhakheni wezemfundo ephakeme eNingizimu Afrika, senyuke safinyelela ezingeni elingakaze libalwe eminyakeni yamuva nje. Umlando wethu unothile futhi umele ifa elide. Eminyakeni yamuva nje, ukuma kwethu ngokuqondiwe kuGuquko Lwezimboni Lwesine (4IR) kanye nokuvela kwethu njengesikhungo saseAfrika yonkana kusungule le ndlela. Ukwengeza, sigcizelele ocwaningweni olubhekana neziNhloso Zokuthuthukiswa Okusimeme kweNhlangano yeZizwe (ama-SDG) futhi olufaka isandla ekuthuthukisweni kwenqubomgomo. Manje, uguquko lwethu lokufunda yilolo oluchazwa umthelela wethu emphakathini kulo mzamo. SiyiNyuvesi eguquguqukayo, eyakha ngenkuthalo ikusasa elisizungezile. Sizibophezele ekuthuthukisweni kwakho kwezemfundo nezobuhlakani sigxile ekukulungiseleleni ikusasa. Izwe elisizungezile lishintsha ngokushesha kanjalo nezidingo zempumelelo. E-UJ, sikuhlomisa ngamakhono kanye nokukwazi ukubamba iqhaza futhi uphumelele ku-4IR. Ngaphezu kwalokho, lokhu sikwenza ngokugcizelela kumthelela womphakathi. E-UJ, uzohlangana nongqondongqondo abanezimvelaphi ezihlukene, abavela kuwo wonke umhlaba, abazofaka isandla empumelelweni yakho yezifundo. Kukhona izinhlelo eziningi eziseqophelweni okungakhethwa kuzona kubalwa amafakhalithi ayisikhombisa kanye nekholishi elilodwa. I-UJ isebenzisa indlela yokufundisa nokufunda enothe ngethekhnoloji. Ngenxa yalokho, isimo se-UJ emhlabeni wonke kanye nokuqina kwezemfundo kwaziwa izinhlelo zokulinganisa eziseqophelweni eliphezulu kakhulu emfundweni ephakeme emhlabeni. Eminyakeni yamuva nje, i-UJ iqhamuke njengomdlali oqhudelanayo, hhayi eNingizimu Afrika kuphela kodwa nasezwenikazi lonke, futhi inyuke kakhulu kulawa mazinga. I-UJ iphumelele ngokubonakalayo ekufundiseni, ekufundeni, ocwaningweni nasekuvezeni konke okwenziwe yiyo eminyakeni yamuva nje. Sikwenzile lokho njengomphakathini wemfundo. Okubalulekile kithina ukukhulisa ulwazi lwakho njengomfundi. Ukushintshela enyuvesi kungabonakala kunzima, kodwa i-UJ inezinhlelo nezinhlaka ezikhona zokuqinisekisa ukuthi lolu wuhlelo olungenazihibe. Isibonelo, Uhlelo Lwabaqalayo e-UJ luhlinzeka ngamathuba okuseka nawokuthuthukisa, kuyilapho izinhlelo eziqinile zezemfundo nokweseka abafundisi ziqinisekisa uhambo olungenazihibe phakathi nezifundo zakho zasenyuvesi. Sihlinzeka ngezifundo ezishukumisayo zonyaka wokuqala, kusukela ku-African Experiences kuya ku-Artificial Intelligence (AI) kuya esingenisweni sama-SDGs, okuhloswe ngazo ukunikeza abafundi bethu ithuba lokuncintisana. Uhlelo lwethu Lwabafundi abasumkantsha ubomvu luzokuthuthukisa ukuya onyakeni wakho wokugcina, ukuthweswa iziqu nangale kwalokho. Kuwo wonke amazinga, i-UJ izimisele ukufaka isandla ekuthuthukisweni kwakho ngokuphelele. Okuhambisana nendawo ejabulisayo, ephephile, esekayo nevuselela ubuhlakani, sikunikeza amathuba okukhulisa inethiwekhi yakho. Uzokwazi ukukhulisa amanethiwekhi azokuxhasa impilo yakho yonke. Ubudlelwano bethu obuqinile nobuqhubekayo nabafundi bethu bakudala bukhombisa ukuzibophezela kwethu embonweni we-UJ. Umthelela wethu emphakathini wethu nangaphandle kwemingcele yethu ukhule ngamandla amakhulu. Ngenxa yalokho, abathweswe iziqu e-UJ bashiya izithelo ezinhle ezweni lethu, ezwenikazi kanye nasemhlabeni wonke. E-UJ, siqinisekisa ukuthi uphuma esikhungweni sethu njengomuntu onikela ngenkuthalo nangokuqondiwe kukusasa elingcono. Uma inhloso yakho kuwukuba nomthelela waphakade emphakathini nokukhombisa ukusungula izinto ezintsha nokuqina, ukhethe kahle. Sikufisela inhlanhla ngalesi sinqumo esibalulekile! Amathuba nezimo ezinhle ezingabhekwa e-UJ azinamkhawulo futhi sithemba ukukwamukela lapha ngonyaka ozayo. Leli ikusasa lakho, elicatshangelwe kabusha! Slz Letlhokwa Mpedi USekela-Shansela neNhloko


9 www.uj.ac.za VISION An international University of choice, anchored in Africa, dynamically shaping the future. MISSION Inspiring its community to transform and serve humanity through innovation and the collaborative pursuit of knowledge. VALUES Imagination Conversation Regeneration Ethical Foundation

10 2022/2023 Global University Rankings Shanghai Ranking  World Rankings: 501-600 in the world / 5th in South Africa and 6th in Africa  Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS): Hospitality & TourismManagement: 6th in the world, 1st in South Africa and Africa Food Science & Technology: Top 150 in the world, 1st in South Africa and 2nd in Africa Sociology: Top 150 in the world, 1st and only one ranked in South Africa and Africa Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences: Top 300 in the world, 1st in South Africa Business Administration: Top 300 in the world, 2nd in South Africa and Africa Management: Top 300 in the world, 1st and only one ranked in South Africa and 1st in Africa Earth Sciences: Top 300 in the world, joint 1st in South Africa and Africa Geography: Top 300 in the world, joint 2nd in South Africa and Africa Electrical & Electronic Engineering: Top 400 in the world, 1st and only one ranked in SA / joint 1st in Africa Economics: Top 400 in the world, joint 2nd in South Africa and Africa Ecology: Top 500 in the world, 8th in South Africa Chemical Engineering: Top 500 in the world, joint 2nd in South Africa and joint 4th Africa Education: Top 500 in the world, joint 1st in South Africa and Africa Physics: Top 500 in the world, joint 3rd in South Africa and Africa Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)  World Rankings: 306 in the world, in the Top 1% / 4th in South Africa and Africa  Subject Rankings: Development Studies: Top 100 in the world, joint 3rd in South Africa and joint 4th in Africa Hospitality & Leisure Management: Top 150 in the world, 2nd in South Africa and 2nd in Africa Education & Training: Top 350 in the world, joint 2nd in South Africa and joint 3rd in Africa Agriculture & Forestry: Top 350 in the world, joint 5th in South Africa Chemical Engineering: Top 400 in the world, joint 5th in South Africa and joint 7th in Africa Environmental Sciences: Top 400 in the world, 5th in South Africa and Africa Electrical & Electronic Engineering: Top 450 in the world, joint 2nd in South Africa and joint 6th in Africa Economics & Econometrics: Top 450 in the world, 4th in South Africa and joint 5th in Africa Chemistry: Top 500 in the world, joint 2nd in South Africa and joint 6th in Africa Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering: Top 500 in the world, joint 4th in South Africa Physics & Astronomy: Top 550 in the world, joint 4th in South Africa and joint 5th in Africa Medicine: Top 550 in the world, 6th in South Africa Biological Sciences: Top 650 in the world, 6th in South Africa  QS Sustainability Rankings: 171-180 in the world / 2nd in South Africa and Africa Times Higher Education (THE)  World Rankings: 401-500 in the world / 4th in South Africa and Africa  Subject Rankings: Education: Top 200 in the world, joint 2nd in South Africa and Africa Business & Economics: Top 250 in the world, 1st in South Africa and Africa Social Sciences: Top 250 in the world, 3rd in South Africa and Africa Law: Top 250 in the world, 5th in South Africa and Africa Engineering: Top 400 in the world, 1st in South Africa and Africa Physical Sciences: Top 400 in the world, joint 1st in South Africa and Africa Psychology: Top 400 in the world, joint 2nd in South Africa and Africa Life Sciences: Top 400 in the world, joint 3rd in South Africa and Africa Arts & Humanities: Top 400 in the world, 5th in South Africa and Africa Computer Science: Top 500 in the world, joint 1st in South Africa and joint 3rd in Africa Clinical & Health: Top 600 in the world, joint 6th in South Africa  THE Impact Rankings: 46 in the world, 1st in South Africa and Africa  THE Young University Rankings: 151-200 among young universities, 4th in South Africa  THE Sub-Saharan Africa University Rankings: 2nd among universities in the sub-Saharan Africa region, 2nd in South Africa US News & World Report’s Best Global Universities Rankings (BGUR)  World Rankings: 421 in the world / 5th in South Africa and 7th in Africa  Subject Rankings: Social Sciences & Public Health: 168 in the world, 3rd in South Africa and Africa Chemistry: 227 in the world, 1st in South Africa and Africa Physical Chemistry: 231 in the world, 1st in South Africa and Africa Geosciences: 246 in the world, 3rd in South Africa and Africa Physics: 292 in the world, 3rd in South Africa and Africa Plant & Animal Science: 407 in the world, 6th in South Africa Engineering: 415 in the world, 2nd in South Africa Environment/Ecology: 467 in the world, 8th in South Africa Computer Science: 566 in the world, 2nd in South Africa Materials Science: 579 in the world, 2nd in South Africa Center for World University Rankings (CWUR)  World Rankings: 628 in the world, in the Top 3.1% / 6th in South Africa and 7th in Africa University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP)  World Rankings: 537 in the world / 6th in South Africa and 9th in Africa

11 CONTENTS 02 Message from the Vice-Chancellor and Principal Molaetša go tšwa go Motlatšamokhanseliri le Hlogo Umyalezo Ovela Kusekela-Shansela Nothishanhloko Boodskap van die Vise-kanselier en Rektor 12 Applying at UJ 13 Application Process 13 Paper Applications 13 Online Application Process 14 Application Fees 14 Closing Dates 15 How to determine your Admission Point Score (APS) 17 International Students’ Admission Requirements 20 Campus Life at UJ 20 Campuses 20 Languages of instruction 20 Psychological Services and Career Development (PsyCaD) 22 Disability Unit 22 Library and Information Centre (LIC) 22 Putting learning in your hands 22 Computer Laboratories andWi-fi hotspots 23 UJ Arts & Culture 24 Primary Health Care Services 24 Centre for Academic Technologies (CAT) (uLink) 24 UJ Sport 25 Protection Services 25 Student Centres 25 Student Accommodation 26 Private accredited off-campus accommodation 26 Residence Enquiries 26 Day Houses 27 Student Finance 27 Bursaries 27 Merit Bursaries 27 Orange Carpet Campaign 28 Leadership Bursary 28 Culture and Sports Bursaries 28 National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) 28 Fundi (Edu-Loan) 29 Faculty Contact Details 30 Faculties/College 30  Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture 38  College of Business and Economics 52  Faculty of Education 58  Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment 64  Faculty of Health Sciences 72  Faculty of Humanities 80  Faculty of Law 84  Faculty of Science 98 Why you should study at UJ Information correct at the time of publication: March 2024


13 2024 UNDERGRADUATE PROSPECTUS With at least 178 undergraduate programmes to choose from, you can take your pick. These programmes are offered in the following eight faculties*:  Art, Design and Architecture  Business and Economics (College*)  Education  Engineering and the Built Environment  Health Sciences  Humanities  Law  Science To be able to gain access to a faculty* and to a specific programme, applicants are required to have the appropriate combination of recognised National Senior Certificate (NSC) or Independent Examinations Board (IEB) subjects as well as certain levels of achievement in these subjects as set out in this prospectus. Learners who have not written the National Senior Certificate (NSC) or Independent Examinations Board (IEB) final examinations, but fall in the categories listed below will be referred to the faculties* for faculty-specific selection:  ACE School of Tomorrow  NCV, NASCA, SC(a)  N3/N4/N5/N6 results  Any other final school-leaving certificates not aforementioned.  PsyCaD evaluation and NBT results may be required. Note: Compliance with the minimum requirements does not guarantee a place, as the University has a specific number of places as approved by the Department of Higher Education and Training for new undergraduate first years. The University of Johannesburg offers internationally respected and accepted certificates, diplomas and degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Provisional admission is based on the final Grade 11 results for applicants still in matric, as well as final Grade 12 results for applicants who have already completed matric. Final admission is based on the final Grade 12 results. Only once you have applied and you have your reference/student number will you be able to investigate bursaries that may cover your studies. APPLICATION PROCESS ONLINE APPLICATION Please note the following:  No application fee will be charged for online applications.  If you have previously applied and have a UJ student number, please call the UJ Call Centre (011 559 4555) to ensure that your cell number and email address are captured on our student database. This will ensure that you receive a PIN number to complete the online application process.  An applicant must go to www.uj.ac.za/Apply and select 'Apply' to complete an application. PAPER APPLICATIONS Step 1: Select your qualification study choices 1 and 2. (Ensure youmeet the admission requirements as set out in this prospectus.) Step 2: If you do not have a UJ student number, please make an application fee payment of R200 and complete the UJ academic application form. Step 3: Submit your application to any of UJ’s four campuses. Please allow for three weeks before checking on the status of your application. If your application * Please note: Reference to "faculties" in this publication includes the "college". Step 3 continues on page 14 The Future. Reimagined. www.uj.ac.za/Apply

14 UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG meets the necessary requirements and there is space in your selected programme, you will be informed on whether your application has been successful or not. Please note that all official communication will be sent via email. You may also go to the UJ website to check your application status using your ID or student number. NB: Registration is dependent on final admission in January. APPLICATION FEES Apply online for which no application fee is charged, or, apply with a paper-based application form and pay an application fee of R200 into UJ’s bank account (first-time applicants only). Students without a valid UJ student number, but with a valid South African ID Number or Passport Number, must use the following account. Banking Details: FNB UJ Main Account Account type: Cheque Account number: 626 158 73280 Branch name: FNB Client Services Branch code: 210-554  Reference on the deposit slip: Please use your ID Number as the reference.  If you are prompted for a SWIFT CODE, you must provide the following information: FIRNZ AJJ.  Please attach a copy of proof of payment when you submit your paper/hardcopy application form.  Be sure to make a photocopy of your deposit slip and keep it for your own records.  No residence deposit required upon application. Send your application to: Student Enrolment Centre Auckland Park Kingsway Campus University of Johannesburg PO Box 524 Auckland Park 2006 www.uj.ac.za/Apply * Please note: Fees and deposits are subject to change. NOTE: Payments to UJ must only be made into a UJ bank account. If approached to be assisted for a fee to gain access to UJ, please decline the offer and immediately inform the University thereof. Disclaimer: In order to be considered for selection for a programme, an applicant is required to comply with the programme’s minimum admission requirements in respect of the total APS as well as subject specific requirements (as determined per programme). CLOSING DATES FOR APPLICATIONS UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES All Undergraduate Programmes 31 October 2024 @ 12:00 STUDENT ACCOMMODATION All Undergraduate Programmes 31 October 2024 @ 12:00 For more information visit www.uj.ac.za

15 2025 UNDERGRADUATE PROSPECTUS NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS How to determine your Admission Point Score (APS) An Admission Point Score (APS), explained below, has been developed for the National Senior Certificate (NSC) and the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) based on the Achievement Rating of each subject. The total APS is the sum of the achievement ratings of the six school subjects. Life Orientation is not counted in the calculation of the total APS. Rules to be implemented with this development. In order to determine the Admission Point Score (APS) the following principles need to be taken into consideration:  Applicants with the following results, WAEC, Diplome or Exam D’Etat, Certificado de Habilitscoes Literarias, Ensino Medio and Baccalaureat should be linked with the Ordinary Level (O) Grades on UJ's Student database.  Applicants with the following results, HIGCSE, NSSC (HL), AS Level, IB (SL) and KCSE should be linked to the South African NSC (N) Grades on UJ's Student database.  Applicants who have set for either A Level or IB (HL) should be linked to the (A) Grades on UJ's Student database. Points are awarded for the six symbols on your Grade 11 or Grade 12 report. See example below. * Life Orientation is not counted in the calculation of the total APS. ABBREVIATIONS NSC National Senior Certificate (completed Grade 12 in and after 2008) SC HG Senior Certificate Higher Grade (completed Grade 12 before 2008) SC SG Senior Certificate Standard Grade (completed Grade 12 before 2008) IEB Independent Examination Board ISC International Secondary Certificate SACAI South African Comprehensive Assessment Institute HIGCSE Higher International General Certificate of Secondary Education IGCSE International General Certificate of Secondary Education NSSC(HL) Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate (Higher Level) NSSC(OL) Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate (Ordinary Level – Cambridge) AS Advanced Subsidiary Level (Cambridge) A Level Advanced Level (Cambridge) IB(HL) International Baccalaureate Schools (Higher Levels) IB(SL) International Baccalaureate Schools (Standard Levels) WAEC West African Examination Council KCSE Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Diplome/Exam D’Etat Diplôme/Examen d’Etat Diplôme d’Etat or/ou d’études du cycle secondaire CHL/EM Certificado de Habilitacoes Literarias (Mozambique) / Ensino Medio (Angola) Baccalaureate Gabonese School Leaving AHSD American High School Diploma School Subject Marks APS First language (language of teaching and learning) 65% 5 Additional recognised language 71% 6 Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy 61% 5 Accounting 68% 5 History 81% 7 Geography 86% 7 Total 35 NATIONAL INTERNATIONAL APS NSC (IEB/SACAI /ISC) SC HG (M-SCORE) SC SG (M-SCORE) HIGCSE/ NSSC (HL) IGCSE/ NSSC (OL) AS LEVELS A LEVELS IB (HL) IB (SL) WAEC KCSE Diplome/ Exam D’Etat CHL/EM Baccalaureate AHSD 10 A/A* 7 9 B 6 8 C 5 7 7 (80-100%) A 1 A/A* (7) D 4 7 A A 6 6 (70-79%) B A 2 B (6) E 3 6 B B 5 5 (60-69%) C B 3 A/A* (9-7) C (5) 2 5 A C 80-100% 16-20 16-20 C 4 4 (50-59%) D C 4 B (6-5) D (4) 1 4 B D 70-79% 14-15 14-15 D 3 3 (40-49%) E D C (4) E (3) 3 C E 50-69% 10-13 10-13 2 2 (30-39%) F E D/E (3) 2 D/E F 30-49% 8-9 8-9 1 1 (0-29%) G F F/G (2-1) 1 F/G G 0-29% 0-7 0-7


17 2025 UNDERGRADUATE PROSPECTUS Admission for all applicants is subject to the faculty qualifications admission point score requirements, subject combination and the University admissions policy. Registration of admitted international applicants is subject to compliance requirements as stipulated by the Immigration Act No.13 of 2002, the regulations made thereunder and the University’s policy. Application Application documentation for international applicants:  Final Grade 11 results, if currently in Grade 12 and pursuing a South African NSC or IEB curriculum, or  Final School Leaving results  Valid Passport or Asylum Seeker Permit or Refugee Permit or National Identity Document or Permanent Residence certificate or ID.  For calculation of admission point scores refer to the table on page 15. To enrol for a degree programme in South Africa, applicants with international school leaving results are required to qualify for any type of Matriculation Exemption from the Matriculation Board (USAf ) for admission into undergraduate degree studies. For further information on the application process for Matriculation Exemption visit the website www.mb.usaf.ac.za or contact the Division for Internationalisation at +27 (0)11 559 4399. Degree seeking applicants with the American High School Diploma are required to submit their SAT statement with Reading andWriting at a score of 610 and Mathematics at a score of 530 or a letter of admission from a recognised American university as part of their application for Matriculation Exemption. English Proficiency Requirement Prospective students are required to provide proof of English Proficiency where English was not used as a medium of instruction, learning or teaching. The University accepts appropriate proof of English proficiency certificates from: IELTS, TOEFL, and UJELP. Only the following will be accepted: UJELP and IELTS at an overall score of 6 and TOEFL at an average score of 80 -104 for undergraduate programmes. Alternatively, you may elect to write the University of Johannesburg English Language Programme Test (UJELP). Should you choose to write the University of Johannesburg English Language Programme Test (UJELP), contact +27 (0)11 559 4265 or mmasango@uj.ac.za or ujelp1@uj.ac.za. Compulsory Study Visa All accepted international applicants (passport holders) are required by law, upon receipt of their admission or acceptance letter, to immediately apply for a study visa in line with the Immigration Act No. 13 of 2002, Immigration Regulations. For more information please contact the University of Johannesburg, Division for Internationalisation or visit the Republic of South Africa Embassy, Consulate or Mission in your home country or visit the Republic of South Africa Department of Home Affairs website www.dha.gov.za. University fees All accepted international applicants who are privately or self-funded are required to pay their fees prior to or during registration as follows; (PTO) INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

18 UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG TUITION AND UJ RESIDENCE FEES (ON CAMPUS RESIDENCE) a) An upfront payment of 30% of tuition fees to be paid at registration. b) 35% of the tuition fees to be paid by 30 April. c) 35% of the tuition fees to be paid by 31 July. The University will offer a 5% discount should all fees be paid at registration. Fees generally increase between 10% and 15% per year. Please contact the University in December to obtain the approved fees for the 2025 academic year. International Levy 2025 Please note that the international levy is nonrefundable and expires on 31 December of the year of registration. The international levy for the year 2025 will be published prior to registration. How to pay Payments to the University can be made in the form of a foreign bank payment or electronic transfer into the following account: University of Johannesburg FNB UJ Main Account Account type: Cheque Account number: 626 158 73280 Branch name: FNB Client Services Branch code: 210-554 Swift code: FIRNZ AJJ International applicants making payments at First National Bank (FNB) in South Africa should make use of the following banking details: FNB UJ Main Account Account type: Cheque Account number: 626 158 73280 Branch name: FNB Client Services Branch code: 210-554 All applicants must use their passport number as a reference. Applicants must provide the University with proof of payment from the bank where the transfer was made. The UJ English Language Programme* *UJELP is a Short Learning Programme for international students at the University of Johannesburg. It offers a platform for students to learn and practise the English language, as well as the academic, social and behavioural skills appropriate for academia. Placement Tests (PT) Students registering for UJELP must complete a Placement Test focusing on their competence in Grammar and Vocabulary, Listening, Writing and Oral presentation. This Placement Test may be completed outside of South Africa – Phase 1 (online) or at UJ Phase 2 (on-site), to enable students to obtain their English proficiency results before registration or for visa application purposes (outside of South Africa). By using the proficiency levels of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages, students are placed in the following groups: Elementary (A1 and A2), Intermediate (B1 and B2), and Advanced (C1 and C2). Should you choose to write the UJELP placement test, please contact +27 (0)11 559 2127 or ujelp1@uj.ac.za for further information on payment of fees and mode of offering.

19 ADMISSIONS OFFICERS: INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Auckland Park Kingsway Campus (APK) Mrs Mampou Ngqumshe Tel no: +27 (0)11 559 4517 mampoum@uj.ac.za Doornfontein Campus (DFC) Mr Thabang Mothebe Tel no: +27 (0)11 559 6510 thabangm@uj.ac.za Auckland Park Bunting Road Campus (APB) and Soweto Campus (SWC) Ms Palesa Makwela Tel no: +27 (0)11 559 1027 or +27 (0)11 559 5014 pmakwela@uj.ac.za International Student Welfare and Academic Liaison Officer Ms Shantelle Sass Tel no: +27 (0)11 559 7780 ssass@uj.ac.za Physical Address University of Johannesburg International House Madibeng Building Corner of Kingsway and University Road Auckland Park Johannesburg South Africa For more information visit www.uj.ac.za or the Division for Internationalisation home page: www.uj.ac.za/international. CONTACT DETAILS FOR INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS

Soweto Campus 20 UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG Doornfontein Campus Auckland Park Bunting Road Campus Auckland Park Kingsway Campus Campuses The University of Johannesburg has four campuses, namely the Auckland Park Bunting Road (APB), Auckland Park Kingsway (APK), Doornfontein (DFC) and Soweto (SWC) Campuses. Each one has a unique identity and history, and we endeavour to deliver high quality education and services to all our students on all four campuses. You will attend classes at the campus where the qualification you are registered for is offered. If you are enrolling for a qualification that is offered at various sites of delivery, you will attend classes at the campus where you have been accepted for enrolment. Languages of instruction The University of Johannesburg is a multilingual institution and promotes the preferred languages of the province of Gauteng, namely English, Sesotho sa Leboa, Afrikaans and isiZulu. The language of instruction in all programmes is English. Psychological Services and Career Development (PsyCaD) ​PsyCaD is present on all four campuses and provides a variety of services to students, staff and external clients at UJ. These include counselling, career guidance and assessments. Information pertaining to the different services is detailed below. Career Services Unit The Career Services Unit offers a range of career development (and related life planning skills) services to our current students and graduates. The Unit strives to actively and meaningfully engage with prospective and enrolled students, alumni, the various faculties, as well as the employer community. PsyCaD, with offices across all four UJ campuses, offers the following services to all its clients:  Career assessments  Career counselling  Advisory and walk-in services  Practical skills for becoming a part of the

21 2025 UNDERGRADUATE PROSPECTUS Campus Life working world, such as CV writing, job hunting, how to prepare for job interviews and much more!  Workplace readiness workshops  Career Resource Centres where students may access a variety of printed and electronic career and company information resources.  Graduate Recruitment Programme that is well supported by a variety of top national and international companies. View the programme on YourCareer portal and register to attend company talks and employer showcases all year round! Please contact UJ PsyCaD Career Services for more details or an appointment: 011 559 3333 Follow us! www.uj.ac.za/psycad psycadinfo@uj.ac.za @UJCareerService facebook.com/PsyCaDCareerServices ​Psychological Services Psychological Services essentially focuses on different forms of counselling, including individual therapy, couples therapy, group therapy and psycho-education. There is also an advisory (walk-in) service where students can receive immediate brief support and be directed to the appropriate resources/service. Support groups are available on request. The aim of these services is to provide students with the tools to improve their personal and academic functioning. This process can be beneficial towards personal growth and development. Please contact PsyCaD on 011 559 3324 for more details or for an appointment. The PsyCaD crisis line is a 24-hour service offered to UJ students who are in need of immediate support and guidance in a crisis. When students have to cope with a crisis, they can contact a counsellor for assistance on 082 0541137. The crisis line counsellor can offer immediate emotional assistance, as well as practical referral information.

22 UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG Assessment Services The Assessment Team provides assessment services to UJ students and staff, as well as external clients. With valid, reliable, and scientifically sound assessment tools, assessment services are provided in a broad range of assessment areas. The services offered by the Assessment Team include:  Career Counselling Assessments  Career Transition Assessments  Psycho-educational Assessments  Subject Choice Assessments  Recruitment and Selection Assessments  Learning Styles Assessments  Personality for Self-Insight and Team Building To learn more about PsyCaD Assessments, visit our dedicated website and the LinkedIn page UJ PsyCaD Assessment Services (https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/ urn:li:activity:6412236717578944512) Website: http://www.uj.ac.za/PsyCaD Disability Unit The Disability Unit provides reasonable accommodation with regards to academic and technological support required by students with disabilities. The following are some of the services offered to students with disabilities:  Collaboration between the relevant faculty and the student to ensure the specialised support required by the student  Support with access related issues and campus orientation  Reasonable accommodation support for tests and examinations  The provision of accessible learning material and aids, e.g. electronic, braille, and enlargements  Computer training and technological support with regards to assistive devices  Psycho-social support for students with Disabilities  A specialised work environment and computer laboratories equipped with state of the art assistive technology and specialised software  Assistance with appropriate residence placement  Assistance with bursary application Prospective students are encouraged to contact the Disability Unit for more information. Email: disabilityunit@uj.ac.za Tel: 011 559 3745 Library and Information Centre (LIC) The libraries on all our campuses support the academic and research needs of students. They ensure access to books, periodicals, electronic databases and the Internet. Knowledgeable staff members are available to train students in the use of all information sources. For more information, visit the library web page at http://www.uj.ac.za/EN/Library/Pages/default. aspx. The web page also gives access to the library catalogue (uLink) and the electronic databases. Putting learning in your hands The University introduced handheld devices into first-year classrooms in 2014, in a bid to connect the young minds with the world of e-knowledge they are growing into, and transform their ability to contribute and compete globally. You will use your handheld device in a multitude of ways: to manage your modules and timetables, review your module learning guides, check your marks, access e-books and other study and administrative requirements. Providing information and engagement, these devices will bring a new and powerful immediacy, collaboration and ease of access to studies. Computer laboratories andWi-Fi hotspots Various computer laboratories and easy access to our Wi-Fi hotspots give students access to educational software, the World Wide Web and email.

23 2025 UNDERGRADUATE PROSPECTUS UJ Arts & Culture This unwavering commitment spans across all four UJ campuses, offering an extensive array of opportunities for students, faculty members, alumni, and the broader community to engage with both emerging and established Pan-African and international artists. These engagements encompass a wide spectrum of artistic disciplines, that facilitates a rich and diverse cultural experience for all participants. One of our most prized assets is the globally renowned UJ Choir, an institution that not only elevates the standards of musical excellence within our university but also significantly enriches the overall student experience. Its illustrious track-record is testament to its invaluable contribution to UJ’s cultural profile. Within our division, you will also discover the UJ Arts Academy, a hub for a comprehensive range UJ Arts & Culture is a distinguished division within the Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture (FADA) at the University of Johannesburg. Within this division, there is a profound commitment to curating and presenting exceptional artistic programmes that seamlessly align with the University’s overarching vision. This vision aspires for UJ to be a globally recognised institution deeply rooted in Africa and actively contributing to the shaping of our shared future. of extracurricular programmes meticulously designed to enhance the student experience. These programmes include theatre productions, poetry programmes, dramatic arts, and dance productions. These initiatives not only nurture creative talent but also foster personal growth and development. We invite all registered UJ students to participate in auditions for both the UJ Choir and the UJ Arts Academy. Audition dates are annually announced via the UJ Arts & Culture and UJ Choir social media platforms. At UJ Arts & Culture, our dedication to shaping the future through the transformative power of the arts remains steadfast. We warmly invite you to join us on this illustrious journey where creativity flourishes, inspiration abounds, and culture plays an integral role in defining the legacy of the University of Johannesburg.

UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG Centre for Student Health andWellness The University has four centers, one on each campus. Professional nurses provide services five days a week at each Centre, while sessional doctors visit once weekly for serious problems referred by Professional nurses. The Centre primarily offers primary health care to students, focusing on acute illnesses, acne treatment, mental health examinations and management, and referrals to PsyCaD for counseling. Sexual reproductive health encompasses contraception distribution, STI screening and management, cervical cancer screening (Pap smear), pregnancy testing, and referral to safe abortion facilities. One of the essential services provided by the Centre is health promotion, which is done through campaigns, health expos, and on UJfm. The center shares premises with an occupational health clinic for employees. Primary healthcare clinicians provide weekly family planning services for staff members, and emergency medical care when needed. 24 Our wellness section is led by a Wellness Specialist and supported by HIV counselors and Peer educators. HIV counseling and testing are provided, as well as the distribution of female and male condoms, lubricants, and dental dams. It includes a support group for students who have tested positive for HIV and are on the antiretroviral treatment program to provide care and support. The Wellness team is heavily involved in initiatives (cancer awareness, SRH, mental health, LGTBQI+ safe zone awareness) and uses different social media platforms. Regular residential visits are conducted to educate students about sexual reproductive health and risky behaviors and lifestyles affecting their health. Contact details: APB: 011 559 1238 APK: 011 559 3837 / SWC: 011 559 5571 DFC: 011 559 6544 Centre for Academic Technologies (CAT) Centre for Academic Technologies (CAT) The Centre for Academic Technologies (CAT) supports you in preparing for the online learning environment. Via our online portal, uLink, you can access all the support information you require during your journey as a student at UJ. By accessing uLink (student portal), you will also be able to access your Learning Management System; this is where you will find all your learning material and activities for the modules you are registered for. Our team at CAT also offers support on basic computer skills and Microsoft training, and we will invite you to these sessions. For help, please email us at uhelp@uj.ac.za or call us on 011 559 3580. It is important to note that if you need any help (mental well-being, stress, anxiety, study skills, writing, technology support), you can write to our team at advising@ uj.ac.za. The CAT team is here to help you on your personal and academic journey at UJ. UJ Sport University of Johannesburg Sport aim to develop the holistic student-athlete and sustain young talent by providing the ultimate student-experience, quality university sport participation opportunities and the best coaching personnel. The University of Johannesburg (UJ) Gymnasia are premier fitness centres with state-of-

25 2025 UNDERGRADUATE PROSPECTUS the-art equipment. The gyms have a team of experienced instructors who ensure that members receive the best fitness results. The Gymnasia contribute to enhancing the quality of lives of the University community. The Gym services are catered to UJ students, staff and alumni of the University. The Gymnasia play an important role in helping staff and students stay active and improve their physical and mental health as well as their overall wellbeing. As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 challenges as well as its associated social isolation, stress, anxiety, and economic impacts, we need physical activity more than ever. UJ Sport has twelve (12) sporting codes for both high performance and competitive teams. UJ students and non-student athletes outside UJ can represent the University as student-athletes and club members. The sports clubs include; Athletics, Basketball, Cricket, e-Sport, Football, Hockey, Netball, Rowing, Rugby Squash, Sport for Students with Disabilities and Chess. https://www.uj.ac.za/sport/ Protection Services Protection Services personnel are on duty 24 hours a day to ensure the safety and welfare of students, staff and visitors to the campuses and to control traffic and parking. They are also responsible for emergency assistance, fire warnings and first aid on campuses. For help, call us on 011 559 2555. Student Centres Equipped with meeting places, restaurants, cafeterias, recreational facilities and even shops for added convenience, our campuses are like independent villages in the city. Some of our student centres house banks, bookshops, medical doctors, hairdressers, gift shops, PostNet and a supermarket. You will also never have to run on an empty stomach as all the campuses have cafeterias or coffee shops. After all, we know that sharing a sandwich with someone special just may be a life-changing experience! Student Accommodation A residence is a community in which one meets a range of diverse students and may forge life-long friendships. In order to experience university life to its fullest, why not reside on campus? The University of Johannesburg offers students a wide selection of comfortable accommodation, which ranges from various types of residences to fully equipped apartments. Staying in a University of Johannesburg residence is an extension of your education, and you can benefit from all facilities and services, which are also sources of social enrichment, such as study centres, campus libraries, cafeterias, restaurants and sports facilities within easy walking distance of the lecture halls, life skills and peer tutoring programmes. Like-minded students from all over the country, who could all become your friends, will surround you. Apart from our academic programme, we offer extramural activities,