My experience at University of Johannesburg

Denver Kalomo, July 2016 As a former Public Relations and communication student at University of Johannesburg (UJ), my life has changed tremendously; I am now more independent and responsible. The city experience in Johannesburg required me to be emotionally and psychologically stable in living alone and doing well at university. I adapted to my new environment by making new friends; … Read More

It is exam time

It is exam time Ms Leila Abdool Gafoor The biggest challenge in preparing for exams is procrastination. The best way to curb procrastination is to ensure that you have your weekly, monthly and semester rosters in place so that you are aware of the deadline and submission dates for assignments, projects and semester tests; as well as allocating time for … Read More

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

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

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