Welcome to the University of Pretoria’s Disability Unit. The University of Pretoria has an institutional commitment to ensuring an integrated and inclusive learning experience for students with disabilities. Accordingly, the Disability Unit aims to create an enabling environment by providing support to students with disabilities. We encourage you to register with the Disability Unit and visit our webpage regularly to keep abreast of any updates.
The Disability Unit operates within the Department of Student Affairs and supports students with disabilities in partnership with departments and faculties. The Disability Unit endeavours to establish a human rights culture at UP that allows for equal access and participation of students with disabilities in the UP learning environment. The Disability Unit facilitates academic accommodations in partnership with the university departments and faculty.
Disability Unit staff run virtual consultation sessions and walk-in sessions to support you with queries daily between 8.00 and 12.30 at the Old Chemistry Building, Room 1-4 or email [email protected] The Disability Unit administrator will assist you with completing the walk-in form prior to each consultation.
Sessions are offered on a first-come, first-served basis and are suitable for a range of queries including:
In efforts to create an integrated and inclusive learning environment for students with disabilities, the Disability Unit offers the following services:
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