The importance of self-discipline in university.

The importance of self-discipline in university. Tsholofelo Nkoane, May 2016 My name is Tsholofelo Nkoane I completed my degree in BA Strategic Communication. I am currently working as a Student Assistant at the University of Johannesburg (UJ). I recently met Lelo in our Marketing and Branding Offices, I loved everything about Lelo, but the characteristic I admired the most was … Read More

Depression

Depression Ms Leila Abdool Gafoor   “Ugh. I’m depressed” is commonly heard in everyday language. It usually means that one is feeling sad or “down”. Everyone experiences bouts of sadness at one time or another, but that does not indicate depression. Sadness is a completely normal and healthy response to life’s disappointments, such as failing an exam or a relationship … Read More

Time management – how to be a time winner!

Time management – how to be a time winner! Have you ever been in a situation where you are sitting in an examination room feeling tired and bleary because you stayed up the whole night previously to prepare for the next day’s test? Maybe you have skimped on the content of an assignment because you left it to the last … Read More

I want to study after school, what are my options?

I want to study after school, what are my options? Lucy Chirwa   Okay, so you’re almost done with school and are thinking of studying further. But you’re unsure about where to study. Traditional universities seem to be the only route that you think you could take. This is not true! There are various higher and further educational institutions to … Read More

Becoming the author of your future career story!

Becoming the author of your future career story! It’s time to pick up your pen and become the author of your future career story! Your career story starts in high school! During your high school years, you are already starting to prepare yourself for your future career, even if you are not aware of it. This starts when you choose … Read More

UJ Stadium ready to be the home of champions

UJ Stadium ready to be the home of champions As the count down to the most anticipated university rugby tournament continues, we put the spotlight on one of the playing facilities hosting some of the exhilarating FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International action in 2016. The University of Johannesburg (UJ) has been competing in the Monday night competition since … Read More

Stephen Cook a ‘student’ of the game

Stephen Cook a ‘student’ of the game 2016-02-03 Johannesburg – Dozens of high fives did the rounds at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) after Stephen Cook had hit 14 fours in an innings of 115 in his Test cricket debut at Centurion last month. Cook had been a star student and a role model at UJ well before his belated … Read More

Survival guide at UJ

Survival guide at UJ Lelo Peters, February 2016 Perhaps you were popular in high school, or you were in a leadership position and maybe you had other accolades. University, however, is a different ball game – high school successes don’t automatically apply at University. A transition to university is life changing; it is a transition into adulthood. The decisions you … Read More