What We Stand For



Luminous strives…

  • To give day students the opportunity to participate in all areas of interest; academics, sport, culture, social, etc.
  • To achieve our visions by encouraging students to be inquisitive and facilitate their desire for knowledge.
  • To give day students the opportunity to meet fellow students with similar interests from all walks of life who face similar challenges.
  • To be a support system in tough times.
  • To form a social environment that promotes inclusivity and acceptance.
  • To celebrate and embolden their individuality ensuring students feel accepted and appreciated whilst studying at the University of Pretoria.
  • To create a home away from home.


  • Luminous is a value-based day house rooted in diversity dedicated to providing a platform to equip day students with the necessary skills to achieve optimal excellence; within and outside of the University of Pretoria.
  • We at Luminous aim to create and maintain a safe and welcoming environment.
  • We give members a platform to socialise, be themselves and try new things in order to broaden their horizons.


  • Dedication
  • Development
  • Pride
  • Integrity
  • Unity
  • Respect

- Author Marne' Swanepoel

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