Community Engagement

As an institution of higher learning, the University of Pretoria through its nine faculties and student voluntary organizations is positioned to use its skill and knowledge base to empower and assist communities in their development ventures.
The UP sees Community Engagement as a key priority, entrenched in our strategic objectives and in our vision and mission statements.At UP, Community Engagement is treated as an integral part of teaching and learning research, voluntary work done by students and institutional responsibilities. The focus is particularly on areas where the University has proven competencies that can enhance development and capacity building in identified communities.

The unit for Community Engagement is located @:

University of Pretoria
Hatfield Campus
IT Building
Ground floor 
Room 2-88 (Open student computer lab)

Contact person: Gernia van Niekerk
Manager: Community Engagement
Tel: 012-420-5341
Cell: 083 753 7969
E-mail: [email protected]

Relevant Documentation:

  1. Community Engagement Policy Document (S4559/12)
  2. Good Practice Guide 2011
  3. Community Engagement Experience Partnership
  4. Assessment Template 2014 

Contact us: Community Engagement Staff

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