University of Johannesburg

University of Johannesburg (UJ)

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Basic info

UJ as it is commonly known, has a 3 word motto ‘Diens Deur Kennis’ meaning ‘Service Through Knowledge’. UJ has a head count of over 50 000 students, with the main campus located in Johannesburg, UJ has 4 campuses in total. The University of Johannesburg came into existence on the First of January in 2005 as the result of a merger between the Rand Afrikaans University (RAU), the Technikon Witwatersrand (TWR) and the Soweto and East Rand campuses of Vista University. UJ owns an island in the Vaal River, formerly known as RAU Island. To visit their official website click here.



Watch UJ students try to imitate the award winning song Happy, by Pharrell Williams, around campus. These guys seem to know their way in the ‘creating your own fun’ industry, check out the videos.