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uLink26 is a social networking platform designed for students in all 26 South African public universities. It provides a platform for students to connect, share study materials, discover opportunities, stay updated with campus events, and connect with fellow university students from other universities. Share their academic journey like never before. Join for free today!


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Linking students from all 26 South African universities. uLink26 - sharing knowledge, linking minds.


A platform built by a student, for students. A universe where university students connect, grow, and have fun.

The Founder

uLink26 was founded in May 2023 by Thokozani Kubheka, a determined student pursuing a BCom in Information Systems at the University of Johannesburg. In the final year of studies, Thokozani embodies a passion for innovation and a desire to revolutionize the university experience for fellow students. Driven by the challenges of fragmented communication and networking across South Africa's 26 public universities, Thokozani conceived the groundbreaking idea of uLink26. This transformative social media platform aims to connect university students seamlessly, providing a hub for collaboration, knowledge-sharing, and a thriving sense of community.


The main aim of uLink26 is to create a centralized social media platform exclusively for university students in South Africa. It aims to bridge the communication and networking gap among students from all 26 public universities. uLink26 strives to provide students with a comprehensive and supportive ecosystem, empowering them to connect, collaborate, share knowledge, explore opportunities, and enrich their academic and social experiences throughout their university journey. The platform's ultimate goal is to foster a thriving and inclusive community that empowers students to achieve their full potential both academically and socially.

The Vision

Our vision is to revolutionize the university experience for students in South Africa by providing a transformative and all-encompassing social platform. uLink26 aims to become the go-to hub for university students from all 26 public universities, facilitating seamless communication, networking, and knowledge-sharing. The platform envisions a vibrant community where students can discover, engage, and grow, accessing a wealth of academic resources, exploring diverse opportunities, and fostering meaningful connections. Our ultimate vision is to empower students with the tools and support they need to thrive academically, professionally, and socially, becoming leaders and change-makers in their respective fields and beyond.


Thokozani's commitment to continuously enhancing uLink26 assures users that uLink26 is a dynamic platform that will evolve and provide more services. Thokozani is constantly working on new features, functionality upgrades, and collaborations with educational institutions and businesses. So stay tuned, as uLink26 has exciting plans to bring even more cool and fun features to the platform.


uLink26 is designed exclusively for students, providing a unique platform to connect with peers, build networks, and foster meaningful relationships. Whether you're studying the same subject, pursuing similar interests, or simply looking to expand your social circle, uLink26 offers a seamless experience that brings students together.


uLink26 empowers students to effortlessly share study material, ensuring that valuable resources are accessible to all. Whether it's lecture notes, textbooks, or helpful study guides, uLink26 provides a user-friendly platform to upload and share educational content. Contribute to a collaborative learning environment by sharing your own materials and access a vast library of resources shared by your peers.


Discover a world of endless opportunities! Whether you're seeking internships, research projects, or simply want to expand your network, uLink26 has your back. Discover academic workshops, career fairs, opportunities, talent showcases and much more. Discover like-minded peers from all 26 South African public universities, forging lifelong friendships and collaborations. Embrace the power of connections and shape your future with us.


A well-rounded student experience goes beyond textbooks and assignments, and that's why we've created a platform where you can make lasting memories, forge new friendships, and have fun while pursuing your educational goals. Join uLink26 today and unlock a world where learning and enjoyment seamlessly coexist.


Simplicity takes the crown. uLink26 recognizes that elegance lies not in excessive adornments or convoluted features, but in the art of refined simplicity. With a purposeful focus on the essentials, uLink26 effortlessly cuts through the noise, delivering an experience that is both effortless and enjoyable.


Coming Soon!

The desktop version is currently under development and will be launching soon. This expansion to desktop will further enhance the user experience, so stay tuned for the release of the desktop version, which will bring even greater convenience and accessibility to the uLink26 community.


Sharing knowledge, linking minds.