Message to first-year students/parents/guardians about the 2022 academic year
Posted on January 25, 2022
The University is taking proactive steps to ensure that we have an appropriate plan in place for the re-opening of our campuses for the 2022 academic year.
Tiger Brands’ Plates4Days gives University of Pretoria students a chance at success
Posted on October 13, 2021
UP thanks Tiger Brands’ University food and nutrition programme, Plates4Days, for donating food to support the daily nutritional needs of 500 students enrolled at the University for the next year.
This weekend is VOOMA weekend!
Posted on October 01, 2021
Free COVID-19 vaccinations
GEAR UP FOR EXAMS
Posted on June 15, 2021
We will be hosting an activation in collaboration with Student Health Services for YOU, the students. We will be handing out exam packs with stationery for the students to use for their studies.
SHS will also be present on the day to promote #stopthespread #stopcovid19
See you there!...
UP adopts Trans Protocol as part of Anti-Discrimination Policy
Posted on May 04, 2021
“Documents such as this can embolden people. Having that piece of paper matters. It’s a form of recognition, & that is very empowering.” – Pierre Brouard, Acting Director of the Centre for Sexualities, AIDS & Gender.
UP Student Counselling Unit launches mental health and well-being podcast
Posted on December 09, 2020
The vision for the podcast is “to provide scientific, evidence-based information to students on how they can enhance their mental health and well-being in a simple, understandable and user-friendly way.
Gender-Based Violence: UP Transformation Office lays out full spectrum of what constitutes GBV
Posted on November 27, 2020
Gender-based violence is a term that constitutes various forms of abuse, and which could occur in teaching and learning spaces, workspaces, residences and public spaces, including at UP.
'Every young person has the right to education,' says new UP SRC President Lerato Ndlovu
Posted on November 09, 2020
In an election that took place from 26 to 28 October, Lerato Ndlovu pipped two other presidential candidates – including Rameeza Abdool-Sattar, who will serve as her deputy – to be elected president of the 2021 SRC.
FINAL candidate list for the 2020 election season for the 2021 SRC
Posted on October 08, 2020
The final candidate list for the 2021 SRC had been released!
UP SRC ELECTIONS 2020
Posted on October 05, 2020
Find all the relevant information regarding the UP SRC ELECTIONS 2020
Student life post-COVID-19: ‘Life on campus will continue to be resilient and adaptable to the challenges of this pandemic,’ writes UP Vice-Principal
Posted on August 03, 2020
Student academic success is underpinned by a range of comprehensive, holistic student support interventions that address their individual needs, leverage their strengths, and focus on professional development and personal growth.
UP shows strong adaptability to online teaching and learning – survey
Posted on July 07, 2020
Data from a University of Pretoria (UP) survey shows that the vast majority of lecturers and students at the institution managed to move relatively seamlessly into remote (online) teaching and learning mode.
Youth Day 2020 – Message from the Vice-Chancellor and Principal
Posted on June 15, 2020
Youth Day is an annual national holiday in South Africa which commemorates the 1976 uprising by black learners against an unjust and inequitable apartheid education system.
Mutual support: UP students raise funds to help each other during pandemic
Posted on June 15, 2020
As South Africa and the world have faced rapidly changing circumstances as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Pretoria (UP) has developed a number of programmes to help students and staff cope with lockdowns as well as the switch to online teaching and learning.
UP support programmes ensure no student is left behind during COVID-19 pandemic
Posted on May 29, 2020
In an effort to continue supporting students during the COVID-19 pandemic, various faculties and units at the University of Pretoria (UP) have rolled out projects and initiatives to make this difficult period more manageable for our student body.
Self Help Tips - Unwanted Pregnancy
Posted on April 27, 2020
When a woman find herself pregnant and not planning to have a baby
Not taking any preventive measures
No condom usage
Poor compliance when on oral contraceptive
Lack of information on how method works
Self Help Tips - Missed Periods
Posted on April 24, 2020
There are several possible reasons for a missed period. Pregnancy is by far the most common cause of a missed period, but there are some other medical reasons and lifestyle factors that impact your menstrual cycle. Extreme weight loss, hormonal irregularities, and menopause are...
Notice to students regarding NSFAS allowance pay-outs for 2020
Posted on February 24, 2020
Students who qualify for NSFAS funding will receive their allowances if they have applied online and submitted the necessary documents.
Registered? Welcome! Now get orientated with UP!
Posted on January 03, 2020
Welcome to the University of Pretoria and congratulations on choosing UP. You’ve made one of the best decisions of your life!
The Gig Economy: What It Means for You
Posted on September 16, 2019
There’s a new module available on the University of Pretoria's Ready for Work online programme on the gig economy, an emerging self-employment trend.