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UJ Online Application 


If you have been looking forward to being a student at the University of Johannesburg, this is the time to apply. The University of Johannesburg, being one of the largest and one of the most populous in South Africa, has transformed into a diverse, inclusive, transformational, and collegial institution. They are committed to leading, challenging, creating, and exploring knowledge.

UJ online application

The application for admission for 2023 is now open at the University of Johannesburg. In this institution, you can pick from a wide range of courses they offer. They offer degree courses, diploma courses, and postgraduate courses. They have four campuses in South Africa. They include;

  •  Soweto Campus
  •  Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
  •  Doornfontein campus and;
  • Auckland Park Bunting Road Campus. 

In these campuses, they have nine faculties that contain a variety of courses you can pick. These campuses include;

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Education 
  • Faculty of Art, design, and Architecture 
  • College of Business and Economics 
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
  • Faculty of Science 
  • Faculty of Health Science 
  • Johannesburg Business School

What you need to apply at the University of Johannesburg 

  • You will need a valid email address. One email is required and it is advisable to use the current one.
  • Be sure you meet the requirements for the course you are opting for. Ensure your documents are properly individually scanned and uploaded. 
  • Final high school certificate (grade 12), with international credentials.
  • Students in grade 12 may be asked to upload their grade 11 for verification. 
  •  You will need to submit the completely filled application form with needed documents and the application fee is R200. Note that online applications are free. 
  • Needed documents are to be uploaded individually on the application or to be sent to intappsdocs@listrv.uj.ac.za.
  • Identity documents or birth certificates and international passports for international students. 
  • You will need a sworn translation of your documents that are not issued in the English language. You would also need English proficiency in case it was not used as a medium of learning and teaching. It is recommended by the university to take IELTS and TOEFL and you must have a minimum score of 6 and 80-104 respectively. However, you can also write the University of Johannesburg English Language test with an average score of 6.
  • For applicants who have attended any other university in South Africa, you must get an academic transcript that covers the period of study. 
  • Students looking to study a degree course are required to provide.

University of Johannesburg Accommodation

Have you applied for admission to the University of Johannesburg and you have been accepted? Then the next thing to do is to find a place you will stay if you are not going to live at home. There are residences on all the campuses of the University of Johannesburg.

There are also day houses for students who want to live in private accommodation. Furthermore, there are accredited places off-campus. 

Some of the on-campus residences include;

  • Magnolia( for junior women) 
  • Cornerstone ( for junior men)
  • Lebone ( for junior women) 
  • Afslaan ( for junior men and women)
  • Moshate heights (junior women)
  • Oppierif (for junior men) 

All these listed above residences are located in Auckland Park Kingsway Campus. This campus has the highest number of residences among all the campuses. Residences in Auckland Park Bunting Road campus include; 

  • Goudstad
  • Horizon
  • Mayine. This residence is for senior men and women. 

Residences on the Soweto campus include; 

  • YMCA (for junior men)
  • YWCA (for junior women) 
  • Hector Pieterson( for senior mixed) 

Residences on the Doornfontein campus include;

  • Guata
  • Habitat
  • Akanani
  • Takalani 
  • Robin Crest 

There are more residences for day houses and off-campus options. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the frequently asked questions about the University of Johannesburg and their answers; 

Can I take an online course at the University of Johannesburg?

The University of Johannesburg offers you a variety of online courses in degree, diploma, and business school. Check their website for online courses you would like to offer.

See also  Damelin College Admission Requirements 2020

Is UJ open for 2022 applications? 

Admission for 2023 to the University of Johannesburg has been open since the 1st of April, 2022, and will close on the 30th of September, 2022. 

How many points does UJ need?

The University of Johannesburg needs a National Senior Certificate for degree purposes. A minimum APS of 26 is required excluding life orientation. 


The University of Johannesburg is a great institution. Apart from it being one of the largest, they are also distinct in their mode of teaching. This is one of the best schools for socializing and its online application is easy when all procedures are fully followed.

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