EVERYTHING IN YOUR LIFE IS A REFLECTION OF A CHOICE YOU HAVE MADE.

Welcome to the UJ Choices Initiatve, a call to action for the entire University of Johannesburg community to consciously navigate the choices that shape our futures. As proud members of this vibrant community, we are committed to a path of continuous renewal — daily renewing our ambitions and fostering a spirit of innovation and ethical responsibility.

At the heart of this initiative is the vision that our studies, careers and personal growth can transcend traditional boundaries. Armed with knowledge and creativity, we imagine a future where each decision we make is fuelled by innovative thinking and a commitment to positive change.

Through the UJ Choices Initiative, we engage in meaningful conversations, embracing a wide array of ideas and learning from diverse perspectives. Our ethical foundation is unwavering; it guides us to make choices that prioritise integrity, responsibility and the collective well-being of our community.

As architects of our destinies and stewards of our future, we are dedicated to shaping a tomorrow that reflects the best of our humanity. This initiative encourages every one of us to make conscious decisions that will benefit not only our personal academic and career pursuits but also our well-being and the environment. Join us in building a future where every choice counts.

Pledge

Commit to the choices you make

Studies

Empower your academic journey

Career

Build your path to success

Well-being

Create a fulfilling life

Environment

Shape a sustainable world

TODAY’S Decisions
tomorrow’s outcomes

As a proud member of the University of Johannesburg community, commit to being more conscious about the choices that I make.

In pursuit of my future aspirations, I pledge to regenerate my ambitions daily, fostering a spirit of continuous renewal.

With knowledge and creativity as my compass, I imagine a future where my studies and career transcend boundaries, fuelled by innovative thinking and a commitment to positive change.

In the vast landscape of ideas, I pledge to engage in meaningful conversations — listening, learning and sharing diverse perspectives.

Anchored in an unwavering ethical foundation, I commit to making ethical choices, building a tomorrow that prioritises integrity, responsibility and the well-being of all.

As the architect of my destiny and steward of my collective future, I am committed to helping shaping a tomorrow that embodies the best of my humanity — making conscious choices that benefit my studies, career, well-being and the environment.

  • I pledge to be the architect of my own destiny

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STUDIES

Empower your academic journey

At the University of Johannesburg, we believe that your academic pursuits are the blueprint of your future. Every choice you make in your studies ignites your passion, challenges your intellect and aligns with your long-term visions.

Embrace the opportunities to explore new ideas, delve into research and engage in academic debates that expand your horizons. By consciously choosing to focus on your education, you become the architect of a foundation that will support all your future endeavours. Make each decision in your academic journey count towards building a robust and enlightened future.

In this way you will learn how to navigate your academic journey to finish your studies successfully and on time, fast-charging your career success.

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CAREER

Build your path to success

Your career choices lay the bricks of your professional path. Whether you are just starting out or are looking to advance further, it’s crucial to make decisions that reflect your values and aspirations.

At UJ, we encourage you to be intentional about your career moves. Think of each step as a component in constructing your legacy. Choose paths that not only secure your financial stability but also allow you to make a significant impact in your field.

By making informed and thoughtful career choices, you shape a professional life that is not only successful but also fulfilling and influential.

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WELL-BEING

Create a fulfilling life

Your well-being is the cornerstone of a fulfilling and productive life. It encompasses your physical, mental and emotional health. At the University of Johannesburg, we advocate for a holistic approach to well-being.

Prioritise self-care, mental health, and spiritual balance. Make choices that nourish your mind, body, and spirit. By taking charge of your well-being, you create a balanced blueprint for a life that thrives in harmony and resilience.

Embrace practices that enhance your overall health and enable you to engage more fully in every aspect of your life.

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ENVIRONMENT

Shape a sustainable world

Our environment is deeply impacted by the choices we make every day. As members of the global and local community, it is our responsibility to make decisions that sustain and enhance our planet.

At UJ, we are committed to fostering environmental consciousness among our students and staff. Choose to support sustainability initiatives, reduce your ecological footprint, and contribute to conservation efforts.

By integrating environmentally conscious decisions into your daily life, you help forge a future where our collective choices preserve and improve the world we inhabit. Join us in creating a sustainable legacy that benefits not only ourselves but future generations.

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