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MESSAGE FROM THE
     VICE-CHANCELLOR AND PRINCIPAL

    Welcome to UJ

                                           Prof Tshilidzi Marwala
                                     Vice-Chancellor and Principal
                                       University of Johannesburg

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MESSAGE FROM THE                                                                                                 MOLAETŠA GO TŠWA GO
VICE-CHANCELLOR                                                                                                  MOTLATŠAMOKHANSELIRI
AND PRINCIPAL                                                                                                    LE HLOGO
Soon you will be starting out on a new journey.         Our Senior Year Experience Programme will boost          E se kgale o tla be o thoma leeto le le mpsha.          Boitemogelo bja Ngwaga wa Mathomo la UJ le fana
The choices you make now, the doors you choose          you towards your final year, graduation and              Dikgetho tšeo o di dirago ga bjale, menyako yeo o       ka thekgo le menyetla ya tlhabollo, mola mananeo a
to open now, will have a profound impact on your        beyond, either into a postgraduate degree or into        kgethago go e bula ga bjale, di tla ba le khuetšo ye    thuto a maatla le thekgo ya bathušabafahloši a dira
life. Two of the most important decisions you will      professional life.                                       e tseneletšego mo bophelong bja gago. Tše pedi          bonnete bja gore go ba le leeto leo le kopanego ka
make are what to study and where to study. Which                                                                 tša dikgetho tše bohlokwa kudu tše o tla go di dira     nako ya dithuto tša gago tša yunibesithi. Lenaneo la
                                                        Further support systems, such as student life and
university will you choose to be your home, your                                                                 ke gore o tlo ithuta eng le gore o tlo ithuta kae.      rena la Boitemogelo bja Mengwaga ya ka Godimo
                                                        governance, health, accommodation, arts and              Ke yunibesithi efe yeo o tlo go e kgetha gore e be
guide, your support, and your inspiration?                                                                                                                               le tla go kaonafatša go ya go ngwaga wa gago wa
                                                        culture, sport, finances and careers will contribute     legae la gago, tlhahli ya gago, thekgo ya gago, le      mafelelo, go aloga le go feta, e ka ba go tikrii ya ka
South Africa is going through tremendous changes.       to your holistic development. At UJ, we are also         tlhohleletšo ya gago?                                   godimo goba go ya go bophelo bja profešenale.
This country needs excellent leaders to steer us to a   passionate about community service and making
prosperous future, a future that advances everyone.     a difference in our society. You will have the           Afrika Borwa e mo diphetogong tše di kgolo kudu.        Mekgwa e mengwe ya thekgo, bjalo ka bophelo
To effectively lead knowledge is crucial and            opportunity to join fellow students in bringing          Naga ye e nyaka baetapele ba ba kaone kudu go           bja baithuti le taolo, maphelo, madulo, bokgabo le
therefore education is important. If you do not know    about positive change.                                   re hlahla go ya go bokamoso bjo bo atlegilego,          setšo, dipapadi, ditšhelete le mešomo di tla thuša
you cannot lead. At the University of Johannesburg                                                               bokamoso bjo bo tšwetšago pele o mongwe le o            go tlhabollo ya gago ka kakaretšo. Ka mo UJ, gape
                                                        UJ’s global stature and academic robustness              mongwe. Gore o be moetapele gabotse, tsebo e            re na le kgahlego ka ga tirelo ya setšhaba le go tliša
(UJ), we are committed to creating the conditions       are recognised by the most prestigious global
for you to become one of these inspirational and                                                                 bohlokwa, bjalo ka gona thuto e bohlokwa. Ge o sa       diphetogo ka mo setšhabeng sa rena. O tla hwetša
                                                        higher education ranking systems in the world.           tsebe o ka se be moetapele. Ka mo Yunibesithing         monyetla wa go ikopanya le baithuti ba bangwe
effective leaders.                                      The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University           ya Johannesburg (UJ), re ikgafile go go hlolela         gore o tliše diphetogo tše di botse.
Our main priority is your progressive academic          Rankings placed UJ within the Top 2.3% of                maemo a gore o tle o be o mongwe wa baetapele
                                                                                                                                                                         Maemo a lefase a UJ le thuto ye e tiilego di tsebja
and intellectual development and to ultimately          universities globally; Times Higher Education listed     ba tlhohleletšo le mafolofolo.
                                                                                                                                                                         ke ba mehuta ya kelo ya maemo a godimo kudu
shape a graduate who is fully equipped to join the      UJ among the Top 200 Young University Rankings;
                                                                                                                 Maikemišetšo a rena a magolo ke tšwelopele ya           ka go thuto ya godimo mo lefaseng. Dikelo tša
world of work, locally and abroad. Our vision is        and the Academic Ranking of World Universities
                                                                                                                 gago ka mo dithutong le tlhabollo ya bohlale le         Diyunibesithi tša Lefase e lego Quacquarelli
to educate you to be effective participants in the      (ARWU) ranked UJ among the Top 500 universities          gore la bofelo re betle sealoga seo se beakantšwego     Symonds (QS) di beile UJ mo go diphesente tše 2.3
fourth industrial revolution where technology is        globally and fourth in South Africa.                     ka botlalo go tsena lefaseng la mošomo, mo gae le       go diyunibesithi tše di lego Godimo mo lefaseng;
changing all aspects of our lives, including in our     In addition, UJ is the only African university to have   dinageng tša ka ntle. Pono ya rena ke go le ruta gore   Times Higher Education e beile UJ magareng
homes and workplaces                                    been accorded the honour of membership to U21,           le be batšeakarolo ba mafolofolo ka go phetogo          ga tše 200 tše di lego Godimo ka go Maemo a
At UJ, you will encounter the finest academic           an elite consortium of 26 global universities from       e kgolo ya bone ya intasteri moo theknolotši e          Diyunibesithi tše Dinnyane; e bile ba Kelo ya Thuto
minds from countries across the globe, which will       every continent, most of which are placed in the top     fetolago mahlakore ka moka a maphelo a rena go          ya Diyunibesithi tša Lefase (ARWU) e beile UJ
contribute to your academic success. You will also      100 in the world. This membership connects us to         akaretša magae a rena le mafelo a mošomo                magareng ga diyunibesithi tša lefase tše 500 tša
get to choose from a huge selection of cutting-edge     the very best in global higher education.                Ka mo UJ, o tla kopana le menagano e me                 Godimo le go ba ya bone ka mo Afrika Borwa.
programmes, from undergraduate diplomas to              UJ is a young, dynamic university and our graduates      kaonekaone ya thuto go tšwa dinageng tšeo di            Ka tlaleletšo, UJ ke yunibesithi e nnoši ya Afrika yeo e
doctoral degrees in our eight faculties. Technology-    are leaving their mark in our country, continent and     phatlaletšego mo lefaseng, yeo e tla go go thuša        filwego tlhompho ya boleloko bja U21, mokgatlo wa
rich approaches, which compare favourably to the        beyond. Your UJ qualification is designed to help        katlegong ya gago ya dithuto. Gape o tla hwetša         maemo a godimo wa diyunibesithi tše 26 tša lefase
best universities in the world, are used in teaching    you launch your career so that when you graduate,        monyetla wa go kgetha go tšwa go kgetho e kgolo         go tšwa kontinenteng e nngwe le e nngwe, moo
and learning.                                           you will have all you need to become an individual       ya mananeo a maemo a godimo kudu, go tšwa go            bontši bja tšona di bewago mo maemong a 100 mo
Our students are our family. We provide an              who reimagines the future to the benefit of our          diploma tša ka fase go ya go ditikrii tša bongaka       lefaseng. Boleloko bjo bo re kopanya le batho ba ba
enjoyable, safe, supportive and intellectually          world – a true UJ brand ambassador.                      ka mo go difakhalithi tša rena tše seswai. Mekgwa       kaone kudu ka mo go thuto ya godimo mo lefaseng.
stimulating environment. You will be able to grow                                                                yeo e tletšego ka theknolotši, yeo e bapetšwago
                                                        Your choice of UJ as your academic home is the best                                                              UJ ke yunibesithi e mpsha, ya matšato e bile dialoga
                                                                                                                 gabotse le ya diyunibesithi tše di kaonekaone mo
networks of friends that will sustain you throughout    investment you can make.                                                                                         tša rena di tlogela maswao a bona ka mo nageng
                                                                                                                 lefaseng, e šomišwa go ruta le go ithuta.
your life.                                                                                                                                                               ya rena, kontinenteng le go feta. Lengwalo la gago
                                                        Prof Tshilidzi Marwala                                   Baithuti ba rena ke meloko ya rena. Re fana ka          la thuto la UJ le hlamilwe go go thuša go thakgola
We pay constant attention to maximising your            Vice-Chancellor and Principal                            tikologo ya lethabo, polokego, thekgo le ya go          tša mošomo wa gago gore ge o aloga, o be le dilo
student experience. To help you transition from
                                                                                                                 tsošološa bohlale. O tla kgona go godiša kgokagano      ka moka tšeo o di nyakago gore o be motho yo a
school to university, UJ’s First Year Experience
                                                                                                                 ya bagwera yeo e tla go kgotlelela bophelong bja        naganago bokamoso gape gore o hole lefase la rena
Programme provides support and development
                                                                                                                 gago ka moka.                                           – moemedi wa nnete wa leswao la UJ.
opportunities, while robust academic and tutor
support programmes ensure a seamless journey                                                                     Re tliša šedi yeo e sa fetogego go oketša boitemogelo   Kgetho ya gago ya UJ bjalo ka legae la gago la tša
during your university studies.                                                                                  bja gago bja go ba moithuti. Go go thuša go fetoga      thuto ke peeletšo e kaonekaone yeo o ka e dirago.
                                                                                                                 go tšwa sekolong go tla yunibesithi, Lenaneo la
                                                                                                                                                                         Prof Tshilidzi Marwala
                                                                                                                                                                         Motlatšamokhanseliri le Hlogo

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BOODSKAP VAN                                                                                                      UMLAYEZO OVELA
DIE VISEKANSELIER                                                                                                 KUSEKELA SHANSELA
EN REKTOR                                                                                                         NOTHISHANHLOKO
Jy gaan binnekort met 'n nuwe reis begin. Die             Verdere ondersteuningstelsels, soos studentelewe        Masinyane uzobe uthatha uhambo olusha.                   lunikeza ukweseka namathuba okuzithuthukisa
keuses wat jy nou maak, die deure wat jy besluit om       en -bestuur, gesondheid, verblyf, kuns en kultuur,      Ukukhetha okwenzayo manje, iminyango okhetha             kanti izinhlelo ezinamandla zemfundo nokwesekwa
oop te maak, sal 'n diepgaande invloed op jou lewe        sport, finansies en loopbane sal tot jou holistiese     ukuyivula manje, izoba nomthelela omkhulu                abasizi bafundisi ziqinisekisa uhambo oluqondile
hê. Twee van die belangrikste besluite wat jy sal         ontwikkeling aan UJ bydra. By UJ is ons ook             empilweni yakho. Ezinye zezinqumo ezimbili               ezifundweni zakho zasenyuvesi. Uhlelo lwabafundi
neem, is wat om te studeer en waar om te studeer.         passievol oor gemeenskapsdiens en om 'n verskil         ezibaluleke kakhulu okufanele uzithathe ukuthi           abadala luzokusiza uma usuya ngasonyakeni
Watter universiteit gaan jy kies om jou huis, jou gids,   in ons gemeenskap te maak. Jy sal die geleentheid       uzothatha ziphi izifundo nokuthi uyofunda kuphi.         wokugcina, wokwethweswa iziqu nokwedlula lokho,
jou ondersteuning en jou inspirasie te wees?              kry om saam met ander studente 'n positiewe             Iyiphi iNyuvesi ozoyikhetha ukuba ibe yikhaya lakho,     lingakufaka ekuzuzeni iziqu ezingaphezulu noma
                                                          vrandering te bewerkstellig.                            isiqondiso sakho, ukukweseka nezokunikeza ugqozi?        empilweni yokusebenza ngobuchwepheshe. .
Suid-Afrika beleef geweldige veranderings. Hierdie
land het uitstekende leiers nodig om ons na 'n            UJ se wêreldwye statuur en akademiese robuustheid       INingizimu Afrika inezinguquko eziningi. Leli lizwe      Ezinye izinhlelo zokweseka, ezifana nempilo
voorspoedige toekoms te neem, 'n toekoms wat              word deur die meeste toonaangewende                     lidinga abaholi abanobuqabavu ukuzosiholela              yabafundi nokubusa, ezempilo, Indawo yokuhlala,
almal laat vooruitgaan. Om doeltreffend te lei, is        wêreldwye hoëronderwysgraderingstelsels                 kukusasa eliqhakazile, ikusasa elithuthukisa wonke       ezobuciko namasiko, imidlalo, izimali nemisebenzi
kennis onontbeerlik, en daarom is opleiding uiters        erken. Die Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)                    umuntu. Ukudlulisa kahle ulwazi kubalulekile             konke kuzonikela ekuthuthukisweni kwakho jikelele.
belangrik. Indien jy nie kennis het nie, kan jy nie lei   Wêrelduniversiteitgradering het UJ in die top 2,3%      ngakho-ke imfundo ibalulekile. Uma ungazi ungeke         E-UJ sisha amashushu ngokusebenzela umphakathi
nie. Aan die Universiteit van Johannesburg (UJ) is        van universiteite wêreldwyd geplaas; Times Higher       ukwazi ukuhola. Enyuvesi yase-Johannesburg               nokwenza umehluko emphakathini wethu. Uzothola
ons daartoe verbind om toestande te skep sodat jy         Education het UJ op die ranglys van die top 200         (UJ), sizibophezela ekukudaleleni izimo zokuba           ithuba lokuhlanganyela nabanye abafundi ukuletha
een van hierdie inspirende en doeltreffende leiers        jong universiteite geplaas; en die Akademiese           ube ngomunye walaba baholi abanogqozi                    izinguquko eziwusizo.
kan word.                                                 Rangorde van Wêrelduniversiteite (ARWU) het UJ          nabaphumelelayo.                                         Isimo somhlaba se-UJ nemfundo enamandla
                                                          onder die top 500 universiteite wêreldwyd en vierde                                                              yaziswa izinhlelo eziphezulu zemfundo ephakeme
Ons hoofprioriteit is jou akademiese en intellektuele                                                             Okubaluleke kakhulu kithina ukuqhubekela
                                                          in Suid-Afrika geplaas.                                                                                          emhlabeni. Amazinga aamaNyuvesi omhlaba
ontwikkeling en om uiteindelik 'n gegradueerde te                                                                 phambili kwakho kwezemfundo nokuthuthukisa
vorm wat ten volle toegerus is om die werkswêreld,        Hierbenewens is UJ die enigste Afrika-universiteit      ukukhalipha komqondo wakho bese kuthi                    i-Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ibeke i-UJ ezingeni
plaaslik en internasionaal, te betree. Ons visie is om    wat die eerbewys van lidmaatskap van U21                ekugcineni kulolongwe oneziqu ohlonyiswe                 lama-2.3% kumanyuvesi aphezulu omhlaba;
jou te leer om 'n effektiewe vennoot in die vierde        ontvang het, 'n elitekonsortium van 26 wêreldwye        ngokuphelele ukuba ahlanganyele nomhlaba                 i-Times Higher Education ibeke i-UJ phakathi
nywerheidsrevolusie te wees, waar tegnologie alle         universiteite van elke vasteland, waarvan die meeste    womsebenzi, ekhaya naphesheya kwezilwandle.              kwangama-200 aphezulu ngesimo samaNyuvesi
aspekte van ons lewe verander, insluitend in ons          in die top 100 in die wêreld is. Hierdie lidmaatskap    Umbono wethu ukunifundisa ukuba nibe                     Amancane; kanti abalinganisa amazinga emfundo
huise en werkplekke.                                      verbind ons met die allerbeste in hoër onderwys         ababambiqhaza abaphumelelayo oguqukweni                  yamaNyuvesi omhlaba (ARWU) babeke i-UJ kuma-
                                                          wêreldwyd.                                              olukhulu lwesine ezimbonini lapho ithekhnoloji           500 phakathi kwamanyuvesi omhlaba aphezulu
By UJ sal jy uitstekende akademici uit lande van oor
                                                          UJ is 'n jong, dinamiese universiteit en ons            iguqula khona zonke izibonakaliso zempilo yethu          yathatha indawo yesine eNingizimu Afrika.
die hele wêreld teëkom, wat tot jou akademiese
sukses sal bydra. Jy sal ook uit 'n groot aantal van      gegradueerdes druk hul stempel af in ons land,          ngisho nasemakhaya nasemisebenzini imbala.               Ukugcwalisa, i-UJ yiyona yodwa inyuvesi yase-Afrika
die beste programme kan kies, vanaf voorgraadse           die vasteland en verder. Jou UJ-kwalifikasie is         E-UJ, uzohlangabezana nemiqondo ephusile                 eke yahlonishwa ngobulungu be-U21, inhlangano
diplomas tot doktorsgrade, in ons agt fakulteite.         ontwerp om jou te help om jou loopbaan aan te           kwezemfundo ukusuka emazweni ngamazwe                    ekhethekile yamanyuvesi angama-26 omhlaba
Tegnologiekundige benaderings, wat gunstig met            pak, sodat wanneer jy gradueer jy alles sal hê wat jy   emhlabeni, ezonikela empumelelweni yakho                 wonke ukusuka kwelinye nelinye izwekazi, lapho
die beste universiteite in die wêreld vergelyk kan        nodig het om 'n persoon te word wat die toekoms         kwezemfundo. Uzofanela nokuthi ukhethe                   ubuningi bawo abekwe e-100 eliphezulu emhlabeni.
word, word in onderrig en leer gebruik.                   herbedink tot voordeel van ons wêreld – 'n ware         phakathi kwezinhlelo eziningi eziwungqa phambili,        Lobu bulungu busixhumanisa nabantu abahle
                                                          UJ-handelsmerkambassadeur.                              ukusuka kumadiploma abangakathweswa iziqu                impela kwezemfundo ephakeme emhlabeni.
Ons studente is ons familie. Ons verskaf 'n
genotvolle, veilige, ondersteunende en intellektueel      Jou keuse van UJ as jou akademiese tuiste is die        kufikela kuziqu zobudokotela kumafakhalithi ethu         I-UJ yinyuvesi eseyintsha enamandla futhi abathole
stimulerende omgewing. Jy sal 'n vriendekring kan         beste belegging wat jy kan maak.                        ayisishiyagalombili. Izindlela ezigcwele ithekhnoloji,   iziqu khona bayagqama ezweni lethu, ezwenikazi
opbou wat jy vir die res van jou lewe sal behou.                                                                  eziqhathaniseka kahle namanyuvesi aseqophelweni          nangale kwalo. Iziqu zakho zase-UJ zihlelwe
                                                          Prof. Tshilidzi Marwala                                 eliphezulu emhlabeni, zisetshenziswa ekufundiseni
                                                          Visekanselier en Rektor                                                                                          ukukusiza ukumisa umsebenzi wakho ngendlela
Ons gee voortdurend aandag daaraan om jou                                                                         nasekufundeni.                                           yokuthi mhla uthweswa iziqu, ube nakho konke
studente-ervaring te verhoog. Om jou te help met
                                                                                                                  Abafundi bethu bangumndeni wethu. Sihlinzeka             okudingayo ukuba umuntu ocabanga ngekusasa
die oorgang van skool na die universiteit, verskaf
                                                                                                                  ngendawo ejabulisayo, ephephile, enokweseka,             futhi ukuthi usize umhlaba wethu – inxusa leqiniso
UJ se Eerstejaarervaringprogram ondersteuning
                                                                                                                  nendawo evuselela ubuhlakani. Uzokwazi                   wophawu lwase-UJ.
en ontwikkelingsgeleenthede, terwyl uitstekende
akademiese en tutorondersteuningsprogramme                                                                        ukuxhumana nabangane abazokwazi ukuba nawe               Ukukhetha kwakho i-UJ njengekhaya lakho
'n reis tydens jou universiteitstudie verseker. Ons                                                               impilo yakho yonke.                                      lemfundo ukuzibekela okuhle kakhulu ongakwenza.
Seniorjaarervaringsprogram sal jou na jou finale jaar,                                                            Sihlala sinaka ukukhulisa ulwazi lwakho                  Slz Tshilidzi Marwala
graduering en verder aanspoor, óf na 'n nagraadse                                                                 njengomfundi. Ukukusiza ukuwela ukusuka                  USekela-Shansela neNhloko
kwalifikasie óf die beroepslewe.                                                                                  esikoleni ukuya enyuvesi. Uhlelo Lwabaqalayo e-UJ

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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

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Where UJ ranks locally and internationally
     Shanghai Ranking                                                                                                                            CONTENTS
      Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU):
       South Africa (SA): Fourth place locally
       Africa: Fifth place on the continent
       International: Top 500 [401–500] of universities in the world
       Places moved in 2017: Debut in 2017
                                                                             02 Message from the Vice-Chancellor                            24   Protection Services
      Top Subject Rankings:                                                                                                                25   Student Centre
                                                                                and Principal
       Hospitality & Tourism Management: First in SA and 34th in the world                                                                  25   Student Accommodation
                                                                                Molaetša go tšwa go Motlatšamokhanseliri le Hlogo
       Physics: Second in SA                                                                                                                25   Residences
                                                                                Umyalezo Ovela Kusekela-Shansela Nothishanhloko
                                                                                                                                            26   Private accredited off-campus accommodation
     Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)                                                  Boodskap van die Vise-kanselier en Rektor
                                                                                                                                            26   Day Houses
      World University Rankings (WUR):                                      12 Applying at UJ
       South Africa (SA): Fifth place locally                                                                                            27 Student Finance
                                                                                13   Application Process
       Africa: Seventh place on the continent                                                                                               27   Bursaries
                                                                                13   Paper Applications
                                                                                                                                            27   Merit Bursaries
       International: Top 650 [601–650] of universities in the world,           14   How to determine your Admission Point Score (APS)
                                                                                                                                            27   Orange Carpet Campaign
       which is in the Top 2.3% globally                                        15   Online Application Process
                                                                                                                                            27   Additional bursaries for students
       Places moved in 2017: Remained in 601–650 rank band                      15   Application Fees
                                                                                                                                                 in the Faculty of Education
      Top QS Subject Rankings:                                                 16   Closing Dates
                                                                                                                                            27   Leadership Bursary
       Development Studies: Top 100 in the world                                17   International Students’ Admission Requirements
                                                                                                                                            27   Culture and Sports Bursaries
                                                                                20   National Benchmark Test (NBT)
      Other QS Rankings:                                                                                                                   28   Alumni Bursaries and Discounts
       QS Under 50 Rankings: Top 100 [91–100] of universities younger        21 Campus Life at UJ                                           28   Loans
       than 50 years                                                            21 Campuses                                                 28   National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS)
       QS Graduate Employability Rankings: Top 500 [301–500]                    21 Languages of instruction                                 28   Edu-loan
       of universities in the world                                             21 Psychological Services and Career Development
                                                                                   (PsyCaD)
                                                                                                                                         29 Faculty Contact Details
     Times Higher Education (THE)                                               22 Disability Unit                                       30 Faculties/College
      World University Rankings (WUR):                                         22 Library and Information Centre (LIC)                     30  Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
       South Africa (SA): Sixth place locally                                   22 Putting learning in your hands                           38  College of Business and Economics
       Africa: Eighth place on the continent                                    22 Computer Laboratories and Wi-fi hotspots
                                                                                                                                            52  Faculty of Education
       International: In 601–800 rank band (*637th) in the world                23 UJ Arts & Culture
                                                                                                                                            58  Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
       Places moved in 2017: Moved up by 87 places (from 724th to 637th)        24 Primary Health Care Services
                                                                                24 Centre for Academic Technologies (CAT) (uLink)           64  Faculty of Health Sciences
      Top THE Subject Rankings:                                                                                                            72  Faculty of Humanities
                                                                                24 UJ Sport
       Engineering & Technology: Joint first in SA                                                                                          80  Faculty of Law
       Physical Sciences: Second in SA
                                                                                                                                            84  Faculty of Science
      Other THE Rankings:
                                                                                                                                         95 Programmes at UJ awaiting approval
       THE Young Rankings: Top 18 of millennial universities
       (est. after 2000)

                                                                                                                                                     Information correct at the time of going to print: January 2018

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     Applying at UJ                       The Future. Reimagined.
                                          The University of Johannesburg offers internationally respected and accepted
                                          certificates, diplomas and degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
                                          With close to 200 undergraduate programmes                            Conditional admission is based on the final
                                          to choose from, you can take your pick.                               Grade 11 results. Final admission is based on the
                                          These programmes are offered in the following                         final Grade 12 results.
                                          eight faculties*:                                                     The earlier you apply, the more likely it is that
                                           Art, Design and Architecture                                        you will be accepted into a UJ Residence.
                                           Business and Economics (College*)
                                                                                                                Only once you have applied and you have your
                                           Education
                                                                                                                reference/student number will you be able to
                                           Engineering and the Built Environment
                                                                                                                investigate bursaries that may cover your studies.
                                           Health Sciences
                                           Humanities                                                          APPLICATION PROCESS
                                           Law                                                                 PAPER APPLICATIONS
                                           Science
                                                                                                                Step 1: Select your qualification study choices
                                          To be able to gain access to a faculty and to a                               1 and 2. (Ensure you meet the admission
                                          specific programme, applicants are required                                   requirements as set out in this prospectus.)
                                          to have the appropriate combination of                                Step 2: Complete the academic application
                                          recognised National Senior Certificate (NSC) or                               form with a payment of R200 for a paper
                                          Independent Examinations Board (IEB) subjects                                 application (no payment required for
                                          as well as certain levels of achievement in these                             online application).
                                          subjects as set out in this prospectus.                               Step 3: Once you have submitted your
                                          Learners who have not written the National                                    application, please allow for three
                                          Senior Certificate or Independent Examinations                                weeks before checking on the status
                                          Board final examinations, but fall in the                                     of your application. If your application
                                          categories listed below will be referred to the                               meets the necessary requirements
                                          faculties* for faculty-specific selection:                                    and there is space in your selected
                                           ACE School of Tomorrow,                                                     programme, you will be informed on
                                           National Certificate Vocational (NCV)                                       whether your application has been
                                             NASCA, ASC                                                                 successful or not.
                                           N3/N4/N5/N6 results, and                                            Please note that all official communication
                                           Any other final school-leaving certificates                         will be sent via email. You may also go to the
                                             not aforementioned.                                                UJ website to check your application status
                                           PsyCaD evaluation.                                                  using your ID or student number.
                                          Note: Compliance with the minimum require-                            NB: If you receive a conditional acceptance
                                          ments does not guarantee a place as the Univer-                       letter, your matric results will determine final
                                          sity has a specific number of places as approved                      admission into the programme you have
                                          by the Department of Higher Education and                             applied for. Only then will you be allowed
                                          Training for new undergraduate first years.                           to register.
                                          * Please note: Reference to "faculties" in this publication includes the "college".

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How to determine your Admission Point Score (APS)                                                                                                                                                      APPLICATION FEES
     An Admission Point Score (APS), explained below, has been developed for the National Senior                                                                                          Disclaimer: In order to be considered for            When you apply with a paper/hardcopy
      Certificate (NSC) and the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) based on the Achievement                                                                                            selection for a programme, an applicant is            application form for admission to the University of
      Rating of each subject. The total APS is the sum of the achievement ratings of the six school                                                                                      required to comply with the programme’s               Johannesburg, please pay the application fee of
                  subjects. Life Orientation is not counted in the calculation of the APS.                                                                                              minimum admission criteria in respect of the           R200 into UJ’s bank account (first-time applicants
                                                                                                                                                                                      total APS as well as subject specific requirements       only). Alternatively, you may apply online, for
                                              Rules to be implemented with this development.
                                                                                                                                                                                              (as determined per programme).                   which no application fee will be charged.
In order to determine the Admission Point System (APS) the following principles need to be taken into
consideration:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Students without a valid UJ student number, but
 Applicants with the following results, WAEC, Diplome or Exam D’Etat, Certificado de Habilitscoes Literarias,                                                                                                                                 with a valid South African ID Number or Passport
   Ensino Medio and Baccalaureat should be linked with the Ordinary Level (O) Grades on ITS.                                                                                                                                                   Number, must use the following account.
 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 ITS.
                                                                                                                                                                                       www.uj.ac.za/Apply                                      Banking Details:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               FNB UJ Main Account
 Applicants who have set for either A Level or IB (HL) should be linked to the (A) Grades on ITS.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Account type: Cheque
                         NATIONAL                                                                              INTERNATIONAL                                                                                                                   Account number: 626 158 73280
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Branch name: FNB Client Services
                                                                                                                                                                                     ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS

                                                                                                                                                 Exam D’Etat
           (IEB/SACAI)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Branch code: 210-554
                            (M-SCORE)

                                          (M-SCORE)

                                                                              AS LEVELS
                                                                  NSSC (OL)
                                                      NSSC (HL)

                                                                                                                                                 Diplome/
                                                                                          A LEVELS
                                                      HIGCSE/

                                                                                                                                                                          laureate
                                                                                                                                                                 CHL/EM
                                                                  IGCSE/

                                                                                                                                                                          Bacca­
                                                                                                     IB (HL)
                                                                                                                                                                                     Please note the following:
                            SC HG

                                                                                                                    IB (SL)

                                                                                                                               WAEC
                                          SC SG

                                                                                                                                         KCSE
           NSC
 APS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Reference on the deposit slip: Please use
                                                                                                                                                                                      No application fee will be charged for online
  10                                                                                       A          7                                                                                                                                          your ID Number as the reference.
     9                                                                                      B         6                                                                                 applications.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                If you are prompted for a SWIFT CODE, you
     8                                                                                     C          5                                                                               If you have previously applied and have a                 must provide the following information:
     7   7 (80-100%)           A                         1                     A           D          4              7                    A
     6   6 (70-79%)            B             A           2                      B           E         3              6                    B
                                                                                                                                                                                        UJ student number, please call the UJ Call               FIRNZ AJJ.
     5   5 (60-69%)            C             B           3           A          C                     2              5         A          C     80-100%         16-20     16-20         Centre (011 559 4555) to ensure that your cell          Please attach a copy of proof of payment
     4   4 (50-59%)            D             C           4           B         D                      1              4         B          D     70-79%          14-15     14-15         number and email address are captured on                 when you submit your paper/hardcopy
     3   3 (40-49%)            E             D                       C          E                                    3         C          E     50-69%          10-13     10-13
                                                                                                                                                                                        our student database. This will ensure you               application form.
     2   2 (30-39%)            F             E                     D/E                                               2         D/E        F     30-49%           8-9       8-9
     1    1 (0-29%)            G             F                     F/G                                               1         F/G        G     0-29%            0-7       0-7
                                                                                                                                                                                        receive a PIN number to complete the online             Be sure to make a photocopy of your deposit
                                                                                                                                                                                        application process.                                     slip and keep it for your own records.
                           		                   ABBREVIATIONS
                                           NSC National Senior Certificate (completed Grade 12 in and after 2008)                                                                    An applicant must go to www.uj.ac.za/Apply                 Residence deposit: R1 220.
                                        SC HG Senior Certificate Higher Grade (completed Grade 12 before 2008)
                                        SC SG Senior Certificate Standard Grade (completed Grade 12 before 2008)                                                                     and select online web application.                        The following must accompany your application
                                            IEB Independent Examination Board                                                                                                                                                                  form if you are currently in Grade 12:
                                       HIGCSE Higher International General Certificate of Secondary Education                                                                                                                                  1. Copy of the proof of payment (R200) for
                                        IGCSE International General Certificate of Secondary Education
                                     NSSC(HL) Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate (Higher Level)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  paper applications only.
                                     NSSC(OL) Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate (Ordinary Level – Cambridge)                                                                                                                                2. Should you apply for accommodation, a
                                             AS Advanced Subsidiary Level (Cambridge)                                                                                                                                                             deposit of R1 220 must accompany your
                                       A Level Advanced Level (Cambridge)
                                        IB(HL) International Baccalaureate Schools (Higher Levels)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  application.
                                         IB(SL) International Baccalaureate Schools (Standard Levels)                                                                                                                                          The following must accompany your application
                                        WAEC West African Examination Council
                                          KCSE Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education                                                                                                                                                        form if you have completed Grade 12:
                           Diplome/Exam D’Etat Diplome d’Etat or d’Etudes Secondaire du Cycle                                                                                                                                                  1. Copy of the proof of payment (R200) for
                                      CHL/EM Certificado de Habilitacoes Literarias (Mozambique) / Ensino Medio (Angola)                                                                                                                          paper applications only.
                                 Baccalaureate Gabonese School Leaving
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               2. Certified copy of your National Senior
          Points are awarded for the six symbols on your Grade 11 or Grade 12 report. See example below.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Certificate or equivalent qualification.
                                School Subject                                                                      Marks                                      APS
                                                                                                                                                                                       NOTE: Payments to UJ must only be made
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               3. Should you apply for accommodation, a depos-
              First language (language of teaching and learning)                                                     65%                                         5                     into a UJ bank account. If approached to be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  it of R1 220 must accompany your application.
                        Additional recognised language                                                               71%                                         6                      assisted for a fee to gain access to UJ, please
                      Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy                                                           61%                                         5
                                                                                                                                                                                       decline the offer and immediately inform the            Send your application to:
                                  Accounting                                                                         68%                                         5
                                     History                                                                         81%                                         7                                    University thereof.                      Student Enrolment Centre
                                  Geography                                                                          86%                                         7                                                                             Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
                                      Total                                                                                                                     35                                                                             University of Johannesburg
                                                        * Life Orientation is not counted in the calculation of the APS.                                                             * Please note: Fees and deposits are subject to change.   PO Box 524, Auckland Park 2006

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

                                                                                                    Admission for all applicants is subject to           results or qualifications achieved outside of the
                                                                                                    the faculty qualifications admission point           Republic of South Africa require a certificate
                                                                                                    score requirements. Registration of admitted         of exemption from the Matriculation Board of
                                                                                                    international applicants is subject to compliance    South Africa for admission into undergraduate
                                                                                                    requirements as stipulated by the Immigration        degree studies. All degree-seeking applicants
                                                                                                    Act No.13 of 2002, the regulations made              are required to submit the following supporting
                                                                                                    thereunder and the University’s policy.              documents which must be certified for
                                                                                                    Application                                          submission to the Matriculation Board (USAF):
                                                                                                                                                          Completed Form M30 (this form can be
                                                                                                    You may apply online at www.uj.ac.za
                                                                                                                                                            downloaded on the Matriculation Board
                                                                                                    and follow a link to Apply@UJ, or you may
                                                                                                                                                            website www.he-enrol.ac.za) with proof
                                                                                                    download the application form, which should
                                                                                                                                                            of exemption fee payment
                                                                                                    either be submitted to the Student Enrolment
                                                                                                                                                          Exemption fee as determined by the
                                                                                                    Centre or mailed to the University.
                                                                                                                                                            Matriculation Board (see website
         CLOSING DATES FOR APPLICATIONS                                                             Please note:                                            www.he-enrol.ac.za)
                                                                                                     All international applicants are advised           Contact Details – Matriculations Board
                      UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES (EXCEPT BTech)
                                                                                                       not to make any payments whatsoever to            1st Floor, Blocks D & E, Hadefields Office Park
                     All Undergraduate Programmes      28 September 2018 @ 12:00                       any person.                                       1267 Pretorius Street, Hatfield, Pretoria
                             STUDENT ACCOMMODATION                                                   Online application is free                         Tel no: +27 12 481 2847/8
                     All Undergraduate Programmes      28 September 2018 @ 12:00                     The University charges R200 for hardcopy           Fax no: +27 12 481 2922
                               POSTGRADUATE STUDIES                                                    applications and these should be                  Email: exemption@he-enrol.ac.za
                                                                                                       accompanied by a proof of payment.                Website: www.he-enrol.ac.za
                        All Postgraduate programmes
                                                       31 October 2018 @ 12:00
        (Except for some programmes as listed below)                                                All international applicants should take note of     Diploma and certificate-seeking applicants
          COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS                                                         the following:
             BCom Hons in Marketing Management                                                       Submit a completed application form with           Should you wish to apply for a certificate or
               BCom Hons (Strategic Management)        28 September 2018 @ 12:00                       certified supporting documents:                   diploma qualifications you do not require an
                MCom/MPhil Industrial Psychology
                                                                                                       ~ Sworn English translation of documents          endorsement or conditional exemption from the
                        PhD Industrial Psychology                                                                                                        Matriculation Board (USAF).
                                                                                                           (applicants from non-English medium
                         FACULTY OF EDUCATION
                  BEd Hons (Educational Psychology)    29 June 2018 @ 12:00                                schools only)                                 Compulsory Study Visa
                       MEd Educational Psychology                                                      ~ All documents as indicated on the UJ web.       All accepted International applicants (passport
                        FACULTY OF ENGINEERING                                                       The University of Johannesburg offers              holders) are required by law to upon receipt of their
                    AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT                                                          applicants a first and second choice in terms     admission or acceptance letter, immediately apply
                                                       31 August 2018 @ 12:00
     MEng/MPhil in Engineering Management (Course                                                      of what they wish to study. All applicants        for a study visa in line with the Immigration Act No.
                                            work)                                                      should fill in both a first and a second choice   13 of 2002, Immigration Regulations.
                    FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES                                                         on the application form.
                                                       31 August 2018 @ 12:00                                                                            For more information please contact the
                             BA Hons (Biokinetics)
                                                                                                    Undergraduate degree-seeking applicants              University of Johannesburg, Division for
                         FACULTY OF HUMANITIES
                            MA (Clinical Psychology)                                                In order to study for a South African degree,        Internationalisation or visit the Republic of
                        MA (Counselling Psychology)    13 July 2018 @ 12:00                         applicants are required to have achieved the         South Africa Embassy, Consulate or Mission
                              BA Hons in Psychology                                                 equivalent of a South African National Senior        in your home country or visit the Republic
                             BSc Hons in Psychology
                                                                                                    Certificate with a degree endorsement. All           of South Africa Department of Home Affairs
                        For more information visit www.uj.ac.za
                                                                                                    international applicants with high school            website: www.dha.gov.za

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CONTACT DETAILS FOR
                                                                                                           INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS

University fees                                      International applicants making payments at         ADMISSIONS OFFICERS:
                                                     First National Bank (FNB) in South Africa should
All accepted International applicants who are
                                                     make use of the following banking details:
                                                                                                         INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
privately or self-funded are required to pay their
                                                     FNB UJ Main Account                                 Auckland Park Kingsway Campus (APK)
Fees prior to or during registration as follows;
                                                     Account type: Cheque                                Mrs Mampou Ngqumshe
TUITION AND                                          Account number: 626 158 73280                       Tel no: +27 11 559 4517
UJ RESIDENCE FEES                                    Branch name: FNB Client Services                    mampoum@uj.ac.za
                                                     Branch code: 210-554
(ON CAMPUS RESIDENCE)                                                                                    Doornfontein Campus (DFC)
a) An upfront payment of 30% of tuition fees to      All applicants must use their passport number       Mr Thabang Mothebe
   be paid at registration.                          as a reference.                                     Tel no: +27 11 559 6510
b) 35% of the tuition fees to be paid by 30 April.   Applicants must provide the University with         thabangm@uj.ac.za
c) 35% of the tuition fees to be paid by 31 July.    proof of payment from the bank where the            Auckland Park Bunting Road Campus (APB)
The University will offer a 5% discount should all   transfer was made.                                  and Soweto Campus (SWC)
fees be paid at registration.                        English Proficiency Test                            Ms Palesa Makwela
Fees generally increase between 10 and 15            If English is not an official language or used      Tel no: +27 11 559 1027 or
percent per year. Please contact the University      as a medium of learning and teaching in your        +27 11 559 5014
in December to obtain the approved fees for the      home country, you are required to provide           pmakwela@uj.ac.za
2019 academic year.                                  an English Proficiency Test Score. Only the         International Student Welfare and
International Levy 2019                              following will be accepted: IELTS at an overall     Academic Liaison Officer
                                                     score of 6 and TOEFL at an average score            Ms Shantelle Sass
Please note that the international levy is non-
                                                     of 80-104 for Undergraduate programmes.             Tel no: +27 11 559 3129
refundable and expires on 31 December of
                                                     Alternatively, you may elect to write the           ssass@uj.ac.za
the year of registration. The international levy
                                                     University of Johannesburg English Language
for the year 2019 will be published prior to                                                             Physical Address
registration.                                        Programme Test (UJELP). Should you choose to
                                                     write the University of Johannesburg English        University of Johannesburg
How to pay                                           Language Programme Test (UJELP), Miss               International House
Payments to the University can be made in the        Dumisa Vinindwa will be the contact person.         Madibeng Building
form of a foreign bank payment or electronic         Miss Vinindwa is contactable on 011 559 4265        Corner of Kingsway and University Road
transfer into the following account:                 or dumisav@uj.ac.za.                                Auckland Park
University of Johannesburg                                                                               Johannesburg
                                                     International applicants may contact us
FNB UJ Main Account                                                                                      South Africa
Account type: Cheque                                 For further enquiries or information applicable
Account number: 626 158 73280                        to all international applicants you can visit the
Branch name: FNB Client Services                     University of Johannesburg Website at www.
Branch code: 210-554                                 uj.ac.za or the Division for Internationalisation
Swift code: FIRNZ AJJ                                Home Page: www.uj.ac.za/international

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Campus Life

                                                        www.uj.ac.za/nbt
                                                                                                      Campuses                                              Psychological Services and
                                                                                                      The University of Johannesburg has four               Career Development (PsyCaD)
                                                                                                      campuses, namely the Auckland Park Bunting            PsyCaD offers a comprehensive range of
                                                                                                      Road (APB), Auckland Park Kingsway (APK),             psychological and career development services
                                                                                                      Doornfontein (DFC) and Soweto (SWC)                   to support our students with the academic,
                                                                                                      Campuses. Each one has a unique identity              emotional and social demands of university life
                         NATIONAL BENCHMARK TEST                                                                                                            to enhance their success experiences.
                                                                                                      and history, and we endeavour to deliver high
     The University of Johannesburg encourages all first year applicants to write the                 quality education and service to all our students     Services are offered at no cost to registered
     National Benchmark Test (NBT) by 15 December 2018. The NBT does not replace or                   on all four campuses. You will attend classes         students and are available on all four campuses.
                                                                                                      at the campus where the qualification you are         Services are also offered to prospective students
     duplicate information obtained from secondary school academic performance. NBT
                                                                                                      registered for is offered. If you are enrolling for   and the general public at a cost.
     results may be considered when determining the need for academic support.
                                                                                                      a qualification that is offered at various sites of   PsyCaD offers therapeutic interventions,
     The NBTs may be written countrywide during the second half of 2018. Information as               delivery, you will attend classes at the campus       preventative workshops, adjustment groups
     to dates, venues, tests, registration and costs is available from the NBT national website       where you have been accepted for enrolment.           and support groups through its Academic
                                                                                                                                                            Counselling Services Unit.
     at www.nbt.ac.za or from the NBT Call Centre at 021 650 3523. Results are automatically          Languages of instruction
     sent to you as well as to any university you may have applied to.                                                                                      Career development services available to Grade
                                                                                                      The University of Johannesburg is a multilingual      11 and 12 learners and enrolled students:
     There are two benchmark tests: the test in Academic and Quantitative Literacy (AQL),             institution and promotes the preferred                 Career assessments to assist prospective and
     which all entrants will write; and the Mathematics (MAT) test, which is only required for        languages of the province of Gauteng, namely             enrolled students in their study and career
                                                                                                      English, Sesotho sa Leboa, Afrikaans and isiZulu.        decision making. Feedback discussions are
     applicants applying for certain programmes. Please only write the Mathematics test if
                                                                                                      The language of instruction in all programmes is         conducted by psychologists experienced in
     you have included Mathematics in your NSC subjects. Do not write Mathematics if you              English. However, some programmes/modules                career development.
     have studied Mathematical Literacy. See www.uj.ac.za/nbt to ascertain whether you                also provide for instruction in Afrikaans. Details     Comprehensive Career Resource Centres
     will need to write only the MAT test.                                                            are provided in the various faculty* sections.           where clients may access a variety of

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printed and electronic career and company          A specialised work environment and
  information resources.                              computer laboratories equipped with
 Annual graduate recruitment programme               state of the art assistive technology and
  that is well supported by a variety of top          specialised software
  national and international companies.              Assistance with appropriate residence
 YourCareer web-based Career Services                placement
  solution for students to build dynamic CVs,        Assistance with bursary application
  view company profiles, apply for jobs, and        Prospective students are encouraged to contact
  sign up for interviews. The YourCareer portal     the office for more information.
  serves as an ideal meeting place between
                                                    Disability Unit
  UJ graduates in the process of entering
                                                    Email: disabilityunit@uj.ac.za
  the labour market, and companies wishing
                                                    Tel: 011 559 3745
  to recruit UJ students and graduates for
  vacation and part-time work, or full-time         Library and Information Centre (LIC)
  employment upon graduation.                       The libraries on all our campuses support the
To learn more about PsyCaD Career Services, visit   academic and research needs of students. They
our dedicated website at www.ujcareers.co.za.       ensure access to books, periodicals, electronic
Contact us at 011 559 3324 or follow us online:     databases and the Internet. Knowledgeable
                                                    staff members are available to train students in
Career Services
                                                    the use of all information sources. For more
Facebook: facebook.com/PsyCaDCareerServices
                                                    information, visit the library web page at
Twitter: twitter.com/UJCareerService
PsyCaD
                                                    http://www.uj.ac.za/EN/Library/Pages/­
                                                    default.aspx. The web page also gives access
                                                                                                                                                                  UJ Arts & Culture
Facebook; facebook.com/PsyCaD                       to the library catalogue (UJLink) and the
Twitter: twitter.com/PsyCaD                         electronic databases.
Website: http://www.uj.ac.za/PsyCaD
                                                    Putting learning in your hands
Disability Unit
                                                    The University introduced handheld devices         UJ Arts & Culture is at the forefront of the arts sector in Johannesburg, constructively engaging estab-
The Disability Unit provides reasonable             into first-year classrooms in 2014, in a bid
accommodation with regard to academic and                                                              lished and emerging artists, developing audiences and creating places and spaces which allow young
                                                    to connect the young minds with the world          people from all backgrounds and cultures to work together, to redefine their boundaries and themselves.
technological support required by students          of e-knowledge they are growing into, and
with disabilities.                                  transform their ability to contribute and          Located within the Division of Institutional          The UJ Arts Centre is located on the Kingsway
The following are some of the services offered      compete globally. You will use your handheld       Advancement, UJ Arts & Culture produces               Campus and comprises an art gallery, a
to students with disabilities:                      device in a multitude of ways: to manage your      and presents world-class student and                  436-seater state of the art theatre, dance
 Collaboration between the relevant faculty        modules and timetables, review your module         professional arts programmes that align to the        studios and choir rooms. Other facilities
   and the student to ensure the specialised        learning guides, check your marks, access          UJ vision. Practical experience, performance          include the intimate Experimental Theatre
   support required by the student                  e-books and other study and administrative         opportunities in a range of genres and                on the Kingsway Campus and the 150-seater
 Support with access related issues and            requirements. Providing information and                                                                  Con Cowan Theatre and dance studios on the
                                                                                                       community engagement initiatives are
   campus orientation                               engagement, these devices will bring a new and                                                           Bunting Road Campus.
                                                                                                       available to UJ students, staff, alumni and the
 Reasonable accommodation support for              powerful immediacy, collaboration and ease of                                                            These venues also serve as receiving houses for
                                                                                                       general public on all four campuses. Contact
   tests and examinations                           access to studies.                                                                                       professional South African and international
 The provision of accessible learning                                                                 the relevant cultural office for details:
                                                    Computer laboratories and                                                                                productions, concerts, exhibitions, conferences
   material and aids, e.g. electronic, braille,                                                         Soweto: 011 559 5678
                                                                                                                                                             and cultural events. For regular updates and
   and enlargements                                 Wi-Fi hotspots                                      Doornfontein: 011 559 6959
                                                                                                                                                             information, like the Facebook page (University
 Computer training and technological support       Various computer laboratories and easy access       Bunting Road: 011 559 1309
                                                                                                                                                             of Johannesburg Arts & Culture) or follow
   with regard to assistive devices                 to our Wi-Fi hotspots give students access to       Kingsway: 011 559 4674                              @UJArtsCentre on Twitter.
 Psycho-social support for students with           educational software, the World Wide Web
   disabilities                                     and email.                                                         For further information call 011 559 3058 or go to www.uj.ac.za/arts

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Primary Health Care Service
     Full-time nursing sisters at our Campus Health
     Service are qualified to deal with a wide range
     of minor medical problems. They offer Primary
     Health Care services that include; treatment of
     minor medical problems, health education, the
     screening and monitoring of chronic conditions,
     reproductive health care (e.g. family planning),
     travel health, as well as free and confidential HIV
     counselling and testing (HCT).
     Centre for Academic Technologies (CAT)
     CAT energises your learning through the effective
     use of academic technologies. Get a head start in
     your studies with our training in basic computer
     and tablet skills, as well as face-to-face and online
     support in the use of your e-textbooks and
     the University’s learning management system,
     Blackboard. Via our mobile app, uGo, and uLink
     – UJ’s online portal– you can access information
     and resources you will need, once you are a
     registered student at UJ. You will also be able to
     access your online modules on your smartphone
     by using the Mobile Learn App. For any queries,
     you are welcome to contact the CAT helpdesk at
                                                             and supported in their endeavours to progress          and a supermarket. You will also never have to
     uhelp@uj.ac.za or 011 559 3580.
                                                             toward an academic qualification while                 run on an empty stomach as all the campuses
     UJ Sport                                                simultaneously participating in an inter-              have cafeterias or coffee shops. After all, we know
     University of Johannesburg Sports strive to             university sports program whose environment            that sharing a sandwich with someone special
     produce High Performance programs for                   is consistent with the highest standards of            just may be a life-changing experience!
     men and women that are characterized by                 academic scholarship, sportsmanship, ethics,
                                                                                                                    Student Accommodation
     excellence. In addition, the Department strives         and institutional loyalty. Finally, the decisions
     to be recognized as a campus leader in terms of         and priorities of the Department should always         A residence is a community in which one meets a
     its ethics, non-discrimination, and unquestioned        focus on our athlete-students; first as individuals;   range of diverse students and may forge life-long
     fiscal integrity. Excellence in inter campus            second, as students; and third, as athletes.           friendships. In order to experience university
     and institutional programs is determined by             www.uj.ac.za/ujsport                                   life to its fullest, why not reside on campus? The
     academic achievement and the development                                                                       University of Johannesburg offers students a
                                                             Protection Services                                    wide selection of comfortable accommodation,
     of character, maturity and a sense of fair play
     in our sport programs. It, moreover, engenders          Protection Services personnel are on duty 24           which ranges from various types of residences
     support for the University among its many               hours a day to ensure the safety and welfare           to fully equipped apartments. Staying in a
     constituent groups including students, faculty,         of students, staff and visitors to the campuses        University of Johannesburg residence is an
     alumni, and friends on local, provincial and            and to control traffic and parking. They are           extension of your education, and you can benefit
     national levels. In striving to become a leader         also responsible for emergency assistance, fire        from all facilities and services, which are also
     among our peers, the Department subscribes              warnings and first aid on campuses.                    sources of social enrichment, such as study
     fully to the philosophy and regulations set forth       Student Centres                                        centres, campus libraries, cafeterias, restaurants
     by the student sport and national federations           Equipped with meeting places, restaurants,             and sports facilities within easy walking distance
     and operates within the fiscal regulations and          cafeterias, recreational facilities and even shops     of the lecture halls, life skills and peer tutoring
     non-discriminatory procedures established by            for added convenience, our campuses are                programmes. Like-minded students from all over
     the University of Johannesburg Legislature.             like independent villages in the city. Some of         the country, who could all become your friends,
     It is the philosophy of the Department that our         our student centres house banks, bookshops,            will surround you. Apart from our academic
     athlete-students will be strongly encouraged            medical doctors, hairdressers, gift shops, PostNet     programme, we offer extramural activities, such

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Student Finance

                                                                                                            BURSARIES                                                APS (Admission Point Score)                   Bursary Value*

                                                                                                            Merit bursaries                                                      Under 35                            No bursary

                                                                                                            Academic merit bursaries are awarded                                   35-36                                 30%

                                                                                                            annually on the grounds of exceptional                                 37-39                                 50%
                                                                                                            academic achievement. This is determined                               40-41                                 75%
                                                                                                            according to marks obtained in the six best                              42                                  100%
                                                                                                            subjects on your senior certificate. Your final                   Higher than 42                       100% + R5 000
                                                                                                            senior certificate will determine your first
                                                                                                                                                                    * Please note: Bursary values are based on a specific curriculum’s
                                                                                                            year bursary. Bursaries for second and third              tuition fees. The APS will only be calculated on the best six Grade
                                                                                                            year studies will be awarded according to the             12 subjects obtained.
                                                                                                                                                                    * Life Orientation is NOT calculated in the APS.
as the first year concert, debate, poetry sessions,    Auckland Park Kingsway Campus (APK)                  average obtained in the June and December
indigenous games, a choir festival, a play festival,   Ladies’ Residences: 011 559 2092                     University examinations.
community service, and many socially engaging          Men’s Residences: 011 559 2863
                                                                                                            Orange Carpet                                           Only prospective students who are entering for
activities to create a vibrant residence life.         Doornfontein Campus (DFC)
                                                       Ladies’ Residences: 011 559 6552                     The Orange Carpet is a UJ initiative to further         their first undergraduate studies are eligible for
If you would like to apply to stay on campus,
                                                       Men’s Residences: 011 559 6552                       recognise top achievers. The objective of the           the Orange Carpet initiative. Prospective students
please complete the Residence Application form
and submit it together with your UJ Application        Soweto Campus (SWC)                                  campaign is to allow top-performing learners early      who have already undertaken studies at UJ or
form as soon as possible. Applications must reach      Ladies’ Residences: 011 559 5015                     conditional admission to the University as well         elsewhere are not eligible for this initiative.
the University by 29 September. You may only           Men’s Residences: 011 559 5015                       as special benefits. To qualify for these benefits, a   Leadership bursary
stay on the campus where you attend your               Day Houses                                           learner must obtain at least an Admission Point
studies. The residence application deposit fee                                                                                                                      The President, Vice-President, Secretary or
                                                       For purposes of bringing students together,          Score (APS) of 37 and above with a level 6 or
is R1 220. Please note the academic admission          provide educational opportunities beyond             higher in all subjects in either their final grade      Treasurer of a secondary school body who enrols
to the University does not ensure automatic            classroom, recreational activities and life skills   11 or final grade 12 results. Final acceptance, for     at the University will receive a bursary of R1 650.
admission to a residence. The University will          the University of Johannesburg established           applicants conditionally admitted based on their        Culture and sports bursaries
inform you via email, sms or in writing, of the        day houses as a support structure for students
                                                                                                            final grade 11 results, will be dependent on the        The University offers many cultural activities and
outcome of your residence application.                 who are not living in UJ residences. The main
                                                       objective of Day Houses is to create a platform      learner maintaining these results in their final
Private accredited off-campus                                                                                                                                       sports opportunities, as well as a large number
                                                       that enhances academic excellence, the               grade 12 results.
accommodation                                                                                                                                                       of bursaries in these fields. Sports bursaries are
                                                       celebration diversity within the community,          Final admission as Orange Carpet for
The University of Johannesburg has private                                                                                                                          awarded for achievement at provincial or a higher
                                                       and holistic development of students.                applicants writing final grade 12 other than the
accredited off-campus accommodation available                                                                                                                       level. Applications for sports bursaries must be
                                                       Members of Day Houses enjoy all benefits             NSC or IEB, will be based on the discretion of
should your application for a UJ residence not                                                                                                                      submitted on the prescribed bursary application
                                                       that are enjoyed by residence students. Each         the relevant faculty.
be successful. For more information on these                                                                                                                        form obtainable from the Sports Bureau. Closing
                                                       Day house has its own unique culture. You are
facilities, please enquire at the residence offices    welcome to join a day house of your choice.          This initiative begins from February and closes         date for applications is 29 September.
located at all four campuses.                                                                               with all undergraduate programmes on 29
                                                       Day House Central Admin Office enquiries                                                                     Cultural Bursaries are awarded to members of
Residence Enquiries                                    011 559 4989 – Kingsway Campus                       September. Submit your application without
                                                                                                                                                                    the UJ Arts & Culture groups.
Auckland Park Bunting Road Campus (APB)                011 559 1040 – Bunting Road Campus                   delay or call the Department of Student
Ladies’ Residences: 011 559 1566                       011 559 6736 – Doornfontein Campus                   Marketing for any enquiries: 011 559 6044 or            Enquiries: Culture bursaries: 011 559 2034 or
Men’s Residences: 011 559 1566                         011 559 3022 – Soweto Campus                         011 559 6680.                                           Sports bursaries: 011 559 2252

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Alumni bursaries and discounts                         FACULTY
1. Access to R80 000 (per annum) worth              CONTACT DETAILS
   of bursaries for Alumni members and
   their children (bursary application to be
                                                        Faculty of Art, Design
                                                          and Architecture
   completed and handed in at the
                                                        Telephone: 011 559 1098
   Alumni Office).                                      Email: web-fada@uj.ac.za
2. Children of contributing Alumni Network
   members, who register for undergraduate
                                                         College of Business
                                                           and Economics
   curricular programmes at UJ, are eligible for
                                                                  APK
   a 10% discount on residence and tuition fees         Telephone: 011 559 3861
   (a separate application to be completed each             or 011 559 3875
   year and handed in at the Alumni Office).            Email: karinp@uj.ac.za or
Enquiries: 011 559 2431                                    koketsom@uj.ac.za
                                                                  APB
Loans                                                   Telephone: 011 559 1348
National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS)             Email: suek@uj.ac.za
Study loans vary according to family income                      SWC
and cover the actual costs of studies for               Telephone: 011 559 5592
accepted undergraduate students. Applications               or 011 559 5559
for NSFAS loans must be submitted on the                Email: mzntozini@uj.ac.za
prescribed loan application form obtainable              or oratilwem@uj.ac.za
from the Division of Bursaries and Loans.                Faculty of Education
                                                        Telephone: 011 559 3251
Closing date for NSFAS applications:
                                                           011 559 5562 (SWC)
30 November 2018 for 2019 registration.                Email: eduqueries@uj.ac.za
Website: www.uj.ac.za/nsfas                          Faculty of Engineering and
Enquiries:                                             the Built Environment
Auckland Park Bunting Road Campus                      Telephone: 011 559 6588
011 559 1193 / 1250 / 1173 / 1594                           or 011 559 2599
                                                    Email: web-engineering@uj.ac.za
Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
011 559 3642 / 3906 / 4035 / 3768 / 3575              Faculty of Health Sciences
                                                        Telephone: 011 559 6925
Doornfontein Campus
                                                    Email: web_healthscience@uj.ac.za
011 559 6195 / 6412 / 6063
Soweto Campus
                                                        Faculty of Humanities
                                                        Telephone: 011 559 2197
011 559 5507 / 5508
                                                        Email: gumedek@uj.ac.za
Email: nsfas@uj.ac.za
                                                            Faculty of Law
Edu-loan                                                Telephone: 011 559 2141
Study loans are available to registered students.      Email: smokwena@uj.ac.za
Enquiries: Edu-loan Customer Services                     Faculty of Science
086 055 5544                                            Telephone: 011 559 4562
                                                       Email: web-science@uj.ac.za

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Languages
                                                                                                                                                                                         The Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture (FADA) at the University of Johannesburg (UJ)
                                                                                                                                                                                         is committed to the notion that art, design and architecture can change the world. With

                                                                                                  Mathematical Literacy
                                                                                                                                                                                         a dynamic focus on creativity, collaboration, communication and critical thinking, we

                                                              Recognised Language
                 Qualification Code
                                                                                                                                                                                         challenge our students in all the eight disciplines in the Faculty, and in both our graduate

                                      Minimum APS
     PROGRAMME

                                                                                                                                                                                         and undergraduate programmes, to expand their fields beyond the conventional

                                                                                    Mathematics
                                                              Additional
                                                                                                                                                                                         boundaries in imagining the world they hope to have and to leave behind.

                                                                                                                          Subject 1

                                                                                                                                      Subject 2

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                                                                                                                                                                             CAMPUS
                                                                                                                                                                  CAREER
                                                    English
                                                                                                                                                                                         We emphasise sustainability, relevance and an engagement with the real world in our
                                                                                                                                                                                         programmes, and connect actively with the dynamism, creativity and diversity of Johannesburg
                                                                                                                                                                                         in promoting new approaches to design education that support UJ’s vision of being an
                                                                                                                                                                                         international university of choice, anchored in Africa and dynamically shaping the future.
                                                                                                                                                                                         The Faculty has excellent facilities and staff, and has a long-standing reputation for producing
                                                                                                                                                                                         first-rate graduates that are well equipped to deal with the challenges of solving real-world
                                                                                                                                                                                         problems. The Faculty is also home to UJ Arts & Culture, based on the Auckland Park Kingsway
                                                                                                                                                                                         Campus (with cultural offices on the Doornfontein and Soweto Campuses), which runs two
                                                                                                                                                                                         professional theatres and the UJ art gallery, and offers a dynamic range of public-facing
                                                                                                                                                                                         performing and visual arts programmes for students and professionals.
                                                                                                                                                                                         The Faculty has nine academic departments, namely the Department of Architecture, the
                                                                                                                                                                                         Graduate School of Architecture (GSA), the Department of Fashion Design, the Department
                                                                                                                                                                                         of Graphic Design, the Department of Industrial Design, the Department of Interior Design,
                                                                                                                                                                                         the Department of Jewellery Design & Manufacture, the Department of Multimedia, and the
                                                                                                                                                                                         Department of Visual Art. We also have two research centres: Visual Identities in Art and Design
                                                                                                                                                                                         (VIAD), and the NRF South African Research Chair (SARChI) in South African Art and Visual Culture.
                                                                                                                                                                                         The Faculty works closely with industry to ensure that its programmes remain relevant and
                                                                                                                                                                                         competitive, and to keep students constantly exposed to changes occurring in the professional
                                                                                                                                                                                         worlds of art and design. In the course of the year, recognised national and international artists,
                                                                                                                                                                                         architects, designers and academics are invited to engage with staff and students – in 2017, for
                                                                                                                                                                                         example, the GSA has hosted the international ‘starchitects’ Sir David Adjaye, and Bjarke Ingels.
                                                                                                                                                                                         The FADA and UJ Galleries host important public exhibitions throughout the year, and the
                                                                                                                                                                                         annual student exhibition showcases the best student work for the public.
                                                                                                                                                                                         Through our international partnerships, we offer students the possibility of participating in
                                                                                                                                                                                         exchange programmes to the United States, Europe, and elsewhere in Africa. The Faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                         annually hosts international conferences and seminars, and is the home of the Johannesburg
                                                                                                                                                                                         laboratory of the international DESIS (Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability)
                                                                                                                                                                                         network, which seeks to understand how design can best serve the emerging needs of

                            Art, Design
                                                                                                                                                                                         broader society from a multidisciplinary platform.
                                                                                                                                                                                         FADA has an admirable reputation for excellence, which we continue to leverage in a
                                                                                                                                                                                         number of ways: not least in the numbers and quality of students we graduate, and the

                       and Architecture
                                                                                                                                                                                         ways in which we continue to be inspired by, and engage with, the excitement and diversity
                                                                                                                                                                                         of our urban context.

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