The future belongs to those who reimagine it. Whether it’s teaching emergency rescue through state-of-the-art simulation, or gathering data to enable remote diagnoses with artificial intelligence (AI), or understanding and addressing societal problems with pinpoint digital tools, UJ’s embrace of the technology of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is making an impact on people’s lives.

As a leader in academic thought and research in Africa, UJ has embraced the technology that is shaping our future, not just on our continent, but globally. And we’re doing this in myriad ways – applying it in both teaching and learning, using it to advance not just ideas, but skills, expertise and capacity. People everywhere will be able to see real benefits and a meaningful and positive change in their lives, both as developers and recipients of everything that 4IR has to offer.

Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technology. At UJ, we’re reimagining the future, and it’s changing everyone’s lives for the better.

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Technological advances tackle unemployment

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  • Advances in simulation training

Advances in simulation training

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