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EBIT at UP has a one-of-a-kind module with 40 hours of practical community work. Find out more

UP produces world-class engineers and I am one of them.

UP produces world-class engineers and I am one of them.

Our Faculty is a cutting-edge leader in its field.

Welcome to the Faculty of Engineering, the Built Environment and Information Technology

As South Africa prepares for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment, and Information Technology (EBIT) focuses its research, teaching and learning activities on bringing competitive knowledge to industry, education, and society. 

We aim for research excellence and are keen on international collaboration. The Faculty is organised into four schools: The School of Engineering, The School for the Built Environment, The School for Information Technology, and The Graduate School of Technology Management

EBIT is highly ranked globally; our programmes are accredited by statutory and professional bodies at both national and international levels.

Change of dates for Test Week 2: School of Engineering

Engineering Test week will be held on Saturday, 4 May and then from 11 - 17 May 2019. Students to see the Test Timetable when it is published later in the semester.

Normal lectures will take place during 6-10 May.


NOTE: Postgraduate Block week will move to 13 - 17 May.


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Undergraduate Studies

EBIT offers undergraduate degree programmes that are not only at the forefront of the various disciplines, but that also equip graduates to be leaders in their chosen professions.

Postgraduate Studies

We would like to invite students to continue their studies at our Faculty and to enrol for one of the 141 postgraduate programmes that cover the five-research focus.


We present a four-day hands-on holiday programme to learners in Grade 10, 11 and 12. Come experience how we prepare students for the 4th industrial revolution

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