University Of Johannesburg

UJ or the University of Johannesburg; which was established on the 1st of January 2005 is one of the largest residential universities in the country. The university came into existence due to the successful merger of the Soweto and East Rand campuses of Vista University, the Rand Afrikaans University (RAU) and the Technikon Witwatersrand (TWR).

The university currently has over forty five thousand students, with nine faculties and over ninety departments. The university has four campuses spread across Johannesburg.

University Of Johannesburg Campuses

  • The Auckland Park Bunting Road Campus
  • The Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
  • The Doornfontein Campus, and
  • The Soweto Campus

University Of Johannesburg Faculties

  • Art, Design and Architecture
  • Economic and Financial Sciences
  • Education
  • Engineering and the Built Environment
  • Health Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Management, and
  • Science

University Of Johannesburg Courses

UJ offers various courses, from short courses to undergraduate and postgraduate options. The university makes sure that there is always a place for professionals to add to their knowledge and skills; giving them an upper hand in their place of work and career.

UJ Application

The University of Johannesburg offers an online application service; some courses such as the Short Learning Programmes can only be applied via its online portal.
Please note:

No application fee will be charged for online applications.

UJ Application Status

If you have previously applied and have a UJ student number, please call the UJ Call Centre (011 559 4555) to ensure that your cell number and email address are captured on the student database.

This will ensure you receive a PIN number to complete the online application process.

A first-time applicant must follow the steps below to apply online:

Step 1: Go to www.uj.ac.za/Apply  and select online web application.

Step 2: Thereafter select First-Time Applicant. Read the instructions and scroll down to the online application link.

Step 3: Thereafter complete your biographical information, which will lead you to receiving a student number.

Please keep an eye on the UJ webpage to see if there are any changes to the instructions for applying online.

The University will inform you, in writing, should your application be successful

UJ Contact And Addresses

Tel: +27 11 559 4555

Email: [email protected]

  • Auckland Park Bunting Road Campus

Address: Bunting Road, Auckland Park.

  • Auckland Park kingsway Campus

Address: Corner Kingsway and University Road, Auckland Park.

  • Doornfontein Campus

Address: Cnr Siemert & Beit Streets Doornfontein

  • Soweto Campus

Address: Old Potch Road, Soweto.