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.
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.
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.
No application fee will be charged for online applications.
If you have previously applied and have a UJ student number, please call the UJ Call Centre (011 559 4555) to ensure that your cell number and email address are captured on 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
Tel: +27 11 559 4555
Email: [email protected]
Address: Bunting Road, Auckland Park.
Address: Corner Kingsway and University Road, Auckland Park.
Address: Cnr Siemert & Beit Streets Doornfontein
Address: Old Potch Road, Soweto.