Study At The University Of Johannesburg


The University of Johannesburg – or UJ to most – is one of the best choices when looking for a complete student experience. Check out the faculties, programmes and student lifestyle on offer during one of their Open Days for learners, students and teachers. 

Study University Johannesburg

The University of Johannesburg is ranked number five in South Africa’s best universities’ category. It is also ranked 601-650 in the world, and 63rd among all BRICS universities. Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) prides itself on sharing the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries.

The university is also known for producing quality education, having produced influential alumni, many of whom talk about the inspiration they felt, as well as the support to grow and flourish, while they were students.

Study University Johannesburg

Their 6 Strategic Objectives

  • Excellence in Research and Innovation.
  • Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
  • An International Profile for Global Excellence and Stature.
  • Enriching Student-Friendly Learning and Living Experience.
  • Active National and Global Reputation Management.
  • Fitness for Global Excellence and Stature (GES).

At the University of Johannesburg, you’ll have the independence to experience the student life you’ve dreamt of, and access to the best resources to help you achieve excellence in whatever field of study you’ve chosen to embark on.

UJ has four campuses:

  • Auckland Park Bunting Road Campus
  • Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
  • Doornfontein Campus
  • Soweto Campus

Faculties at UJ

  1. College of Business & Economics
  2. Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
  3. Faculty of Education
  4. Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment
  5. Faculty of Health Sciences
  6. Faculty of Humanities
  7. Faculty of Law
  8. Faculty of Science

Open Day

This is a really exciting experience for all prospective students who would like to become part of the UJ family. Every year the university opens its doors to learners, parents and teachers to come and explore all that they have to offer, in the form of Subject Choice Seminars and UJ Open Days for Grade 12s. These give learners the opportunity to understand what each faculty at UJ is about, as well as what each course/programme offers, which helps with the decision-making process.

To make a booking to attend Open Day click here! For group and individual bookings for Open Day visit their website to register.

Open Day UJ

Student Accommodation

To get the full student experience one must build relationships with fellow students outside of campus grounds, and there’s no better way to do this than by living in res! For more information on the residences that are available at each campus, click here! So, are you ready to apply?

UJ Accomodation

Apply at University of Johannesburg

If you’re looking to apply to study at UJ, click on the relevant link below:

  • Undergraduate click here!
  • Postgraduate click here!
  • Continuing Education Programmes (CEP) click here!
  • And for International Student Registration click here!

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