Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment

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    Kingsway Avenue, Auckland Park Kingsway Campus (APK)

    2092 Auckland Park

    South Africa

Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (FEBE) is one of the seven faculties of the University of Johannesburg. FEBE is home to five schools, 12 departments and two technology stations. The Faculty offers both Engineering Technology and Engineering Science undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. In keeping with the University’s quest for Global Excellence and Stature, the Faculty is the first in South Africa to offer global education to the widest range of comprehensive professional engineering, engineering technology and built environment qualifications. FEBE also offers programmes in quality and operational management.

FEBE remains a leading provider of well-qualified engineers, engineering technologists and technicians. Programmes are appropriately accredited by recognised national and international bodies or accords. Over the years, the Faculty has established strategic partnerships within the international higher education landscape and with key industry stakeholders. Operating within the dynamic and competitive higher education landscape, FEBE is innovative in its approach to teaching, learning, collaborative research, community engagement, international partnerships and remains at the cutting edge of technology. The Faculty focuses on the promotion of reflective and critical thinking, novel ways of problem-solving and believes in environmentally sustainable solutions. Programmes are themed to various areas of sustainable development.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


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