The School of Health Systems and Public Health (SHSPH) is student-centred school with educational research used to inform Teaching and Learning and, remains committed to inspiring public health excellence globally through its research activities, while enriching the lives of South Africans and Africans in general.
The SHSPH is committed to graduating a new generation of public health professionals by providing context driven education and training, guided by societal needs as informed by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and aided with new technologies brought about by The Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Research at the University of Pretoria (UP) is at the apex of the University’s long-term strategic plan, UP 2025, which is to be a leading research-intensive university in Africa. Equally important is the University’s international visibility and the impact of its research and innovation on socio-economic development in South Africa and in the region.
The School of Health Systems and Public Health has a high quality of teaching and learning in the classroom, online, and in communities. We have support in place for our students to graduate on time as well-rounded, responsible citizens fully prepared for the world beyond university.
The School of Health Systems and Public Health are committed to enrich lives and to better engage with communities to achieve long-term and sustainable outcomes, processes, relationships, discourse, decision-making, or implementation.