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  • SAWIP Applications open

    Posted on January 17, 2018

    The South Africa-Washington International Program (SAWIP) has opened applications for our 2018 Team. Applications will be open on their website from 17 November 2017 and close at noon on 7 February 2018.

  • Acknowledgement of non-perishable food and donations

    Posted on December 05, 2017

    The Department of Student Affairs would like to express words of gratitude to all the stakeholders who took part in making a difference in the lives of needy students at the University through the donation of food and other items.

  • UP only SA university in top four to improve BRICS ranking

    Posted on November 23, 2017

    The University of Pretoria (UP) is ranked among the top 40 universities in the BRICS region, according to the QS BRICS University Rankings published last night. UP has improved its overall position in South Africa by moving from fourth place last year to third this year.

  • WATCH: Health Sciences and hybrid learning — like a horse and carriage

    Posted on November 02, 2017

    The Faculty of Health Sciences has a long and proud tradition of excellence in the education of health care professionals. At the heart of this is the Faculty's commitment to quality in teaching and learning.

  • Success for the 2017 Young Alumni and Student Committee

    Posted on October 27, 2017

    For the past few years the Young Alumni and Student Committee (YASCOM) have been running a comprehensive Give What You Can campaign to ensure that students have the resources they need to succeed.

  • Myths and facts about gender-based violence

    Posted on October 23, 2017

    The prevalence of violence against people based on gender in South Africa is unprecedented. According to South Africa’s 2016 Demographic and Health Survey, one in five women older than 18 has been victim to physical violence.

  • Support Services available to UP students

    Posted on October 20, 2017

    The 2017 exam period begins on Monday, 6 November. If you or someone you know is struggling to cope during this time, we urge you to make use of the following support services.

  • WATCH: Online learning contributes to student success

    Posted on October 20, 2017

    For two decades the University of Pretoria (UP) has offered a blended approach to teaching and learning. This model has secured a place for UP as a leader on the African continent in the use of a blended learning model.

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