University of Johannesburg (South Africa)

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is a public university in Johannesburg, South Africa, that was established in 2005 as a result of the merger of Technikon Witwatersrand and the Rand Afrikaans University.  “In its Mission, UJ commits itself to the following: quality education; leading, challenging, creating and exploring knowledge; supporting access to a wide spectrum of academic, vocational and technological teaching, learning and research; partnerships with our communities; contributing to national objectives regarding skills development and economic growth.”  Community Engagement is one of the three pillars of UJ’s core business.  Consequently, UJ undertakes a wide variety of Community Engagement activities including institutional events and awards for faculty who support the many community engagement projects at the University.  UJ’s website>>

To learn more about UJ’s specific community engagement activities, please download this brochure.