www.uj.ac.za Student Email


Student Email at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) – Student Email is given to all students upon admission to the UJ. If you access your University of Pretoria email, below are the basic tips to help you through.

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UJ Student Email

University of Johannesburg (UJ) uLink  Portal Creation

Welcome to the uLink user creation page. You can obtain a username and password if:

  • You are already academically registered for the current or previous academic year; or
  • You are planning to register academically via uLink (new students) – provided the registration cycle is currently active.

Step 1:

Navigate to https://ulink.uj.ac.za/views/create/Create1

Step 2:

A place will be provided for you to enter your student number

Step 3:

Then, enter your ID/Passport number

Step 4:

Click on ‘continue’. 

Step 5:

After submitting you will be presented with the opportunity to create your password.

To create your RefWorks account:

Step 1:

First time users go to https://refworks.proquest.com/

Step 2:

Fill in your information making sure to use your institutional email address (you can’t sign up with @yahoo.com, @gmail.com, etc.).

Step 3:

  • Create a password and activate your RefWorks account.
    • Go to your UJ email account (UJ Students E-mail; UJ Student Portal; UJ Staff e-mail) and click on the link provided by RefWorks

Step 4:

Once you activate your account (you’ll receive an email with a link to complete the registration process), you’ll get access immediately and can get started managing your documents.

If you are having any difficulties on educational matters, drop a comment for us using the comment box below and we will get back to you within 24hrs – 48hrs. For deeper enquiries, please direct your questions to the contact info below.



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