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University of Johannesburg turns away thousands of applicants

14 January 2020, 9:37 AM

The University of Johannesburg says out of 200 000 applications, it will only be able to take 10 500 new applicants for the 2020 academic year.

“University of Johannesburg outsourcing while workers are on strike”

18 October 2019, 10:22 AM

Labour union NUMSA has accused the University of Johannesburg of outsourcing services while its workers are on strike.

DA’s Joburg mayoral candidate vows to fix service delivery in Johannesburg

24 August 2021, 6:43 AM

The Democratic Alliance ‘s Joburg mayoral candidate in the upcoming local government elections, Dr. Mpho Phalatse, says service delivery is currently at a snail’s pace in the city and she will fix that if elected.

Concerns that COVID-19 cases could rise at university residences

6 July 2021, 8:14 AM

Universities across the country have had to once again move teaching and learning to online platforms and shut campuses as the country faces the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

Strong police presence at North West University amid student protest

16 March 2021, 12:40 PM

A large contingent of police has been deployed to block all roads leading to the North West University’s Mahikeng campus. Protesting students have barricaded the entrance to the campus with burning tyres as part of the students’ national action to protest against financial exclusion.

Police refute reports that members allegedly shot Johannesburg student

15 March 2021, 9:02 PM

The South African Police Service has refuted reports that its members shot and wounded a university student during the financial exclusion protest in Johannesburg today.

Student shot and wounded during protests in Johannesburg

15 March 2021, 7:59 PM

A female student has been admitted to hospital after she was shot and wounded in the leg allegedly by police firing live ammunition during protests that have intensified in Johannesburg. Several students have also been arrested.

Higher Education Department in communication with Wits University management over protests

11 March 2021, 7:35 AM

The Higher Education Department says it is in communication with Wits University management over Wednesday’s protests during which a man was shot dead and two students wounded in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

VIDEO: Wits University protest

10 March 2021, 3:18 PM

A small group of students from Wits University is continuing with their protest action in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.


Students at the University of Venda are still waiting for laptops

6 October 2020, 7:01 AM

The SRC at the University of Venda in Limpopo says the process of distributing laptops and other items for online learning to students has not yet started.



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