Coping with the end of a relationship

How do we come to terms with it? The first thing to remember is that you are a human being and you have just lost your love so IT IS PERFECTLY OK to not be OK for a while. The idea that I have to be strong and just carry may come from misguided ‘strong’ role models. They aren’t realistic. … Read More

My struggle with depression at varsity

I was happy when I got admission to study at UJ. However, reality quickly kicked in when I had to deal with moving from Eastern Cape to Johannesburg. I was scared, I had no family there and I knew nobody. I thought I was going to have to worry about myself for the first time in my life. I started … Read More

University Exams vs High School Exam

Ok, I guess you know this already. University exams are excessively different from high school exams. Do you know what causes that? Coming from high school to tertiary I quickly realised the importance between the two, the responsibility of my success or failure lies with me, and neither with my teacher, nor my parents. In high school I had my … Read More

UJ dig deep to win Varsity Sevens title

Uj Sevens Rugby

Determination to dig deep when it mattered most drove the University of Johannesburg to their first Varsity Sevens rugby title in Durban at the weekend. Despite losing three and drawing one of their nine pool games, the UJ team fought back to power past North-West University and the University of Free State in the playoff games on Sunday. After finishing … Read More

What I had to learn about discipline!

Since it’s already the end of the year and almost the festive season, it is a time to spend with friends and family. After exams I know I look so forward to some down time and they are almost done for most of us. I am looking forward to the summer holidays even though I have some part-time work lined … Read More

UJ Katlego Mabuza targets World Cup

University of Johannesburg’s Katlego Mabuza, a force to be reckoned with throughout the Varsity Women’s Football tournament, will now turn her attention to next year’s Fifa U20 Women’s World Cup in France. The midfielder made her mark in their semifinal match against University of Cape Town when she drew first blood and followed it up with a second goal, helping … Read More