Education has become a very powerful weapon in the struggle to produce a well-developed person

— Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

International Students Division

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Welcome to International Students Division

The vision of the University of Pretoria is to be a leading research intensive university in Africa, recognised internationally for its quality, relevance and impact, as also for developing people, creating knowledge and making a difference locally and globally.

The International Students Division (ISD) at the Client Service Centre (CSC) will ensure that your alliance with UP is a positive experience. With over 4500 international students at the University of Pretoria, you are embarking on an exciting academic journey and we pride ourselves on being the “home away from home” for all our international students. Undergraduates, Postgraduate, Postdoctoral Fellows, Exchange Students, Study Abroad Students and Elective Students can be assured of our support at all times.


Immigration Clearance for 2015 registration

Please Note: All international students are required to be in a possession of a valid study permit at time of registration in 2015, otherwise you will not obtain immigration clearance and be able to register.

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