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Contact details

During the COVID 19 lock-down period, the Disability Unit actively servicing students virtually.  Therefore please email  your support request to:

E-mail address:       [email protected]/ [email protected]

Website address: 

Telephone number: +27 12 420 2064

Students with disabilities who might be unsure of support, do send enquiries as follows:

  • For queries related to test and exam concessions, email: [email protected]
  • For queries related to text conversion/accessible texts related to your assessments, teaching, and learning material: [email protected]
  • For test and exam concession applications: [email protected]
  • For queries related to Digital Accessibility and Assistive Technology Support, email: [email protected]
  • Any other disability-related queries can be addressed to [email protected] or to the individual Disability Unit practitioner that you were interacting with prior to the COVID-19 period.

Please note the following:

  • All concession application/renewals (e.g. for additional time) are now closed and will reopen on the 1st February 2022. 
  • B Com Acc/Chancellor examinations/Summer School/Winter School students are advised to utilize their 2021 concession letters for any tests/exams written during January 2022


Consultation Times:

Hatfield Campus: Old Chemistry Building (Rm 1-4):

Office hours:           Mondays to Fridays from 07:30 – 15:30.

                              Kindly contact the Disability Unit for consultation hours for specific staff members


Students at the Mamelodi, Onderstepoort, Prinshof and Groenkloof  Campuses are advised to contact [email protected] to book a consultation with a DU staff member.



For 24 hr Security Services and physical emergencies/assistance and accessible parking:

  • UP Security Services 0800 006 428 / 012 420 2310

  • This number is on the back of your student card

Mr Juan Erwee

Mr Juan Erwee

Technical Officer

Mr Simon Sikhosana

Mr Simon Sikhosana

Administrative Officer

Mr Nicholas Nthite

Technical Officer

Dr. Maria Ramaahlo

Head: Disability Unit



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