Welcome to the University of Pretoria. We are one of the largest universities in South Africa which means that you will get the opportunity to make friends with people from around South Africa and across the world. You will learn about many different cultures and get to explore many of your talents through our extramural sports, arts and cultural programmes. Our vibrant campuses are a hive of activity of students studying, researching their assignments, enjoying the WiFi, listening to music, laughing and hanging out with their friends or figuring out how to solve tomorrow’s big issues today. At UP, we take every effort to ensure that you have all the resources you need to make your dreams and goals a reality. We provide a very high quality of teaching to ensure that you can learn effectively, but we also ensure that you can always find extra notes and additional resources online, or learn by applying your knowledge through assignments, practical work and community engagement. As a UP student, you will have access to our work readiness and entrepreneurship training which will equip you for life beyond university. Undergraduate and postgraduate students have access to state of the art facilities, laboratories and libraries across all our faculties. Whatever you choose to study, work consistently to maintain a good average and to graduate on time. Everything you do in the present has an impact on your future, so make today matter. #ChooseUP because your success matters.
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So, you know that you want to study, and you have selected the University of Pretoria as your ideal university to further your studies. Now what? Click here to find out more about applications in your chosen faculty, what the costs are, and what you can look forward to as a UP student...Read more
Our range of undergraduate courses are individually designed to prepare students in a variety of disciplines and prepare them for the working environment or a postgraduate career. If you’re not 100% certain which course is the right fit for you, have a look here to learn more about the various faculties and the degrees we offer for undergraduates...Read more
After obtaining your first degree, you may decide to take a break from studying and start a career. If you’re ready to take on a secondary degree and focus your academic career, head over here to find out more about the postgraduate qualifications the UP offers. If anything, a postgraduate degree will enhance your CV and equip you with the knowledge required to thrive in your industry...Read more
Exciting news, the University is starting to offer a number of part-time, fully online postgraduate programmes, in order to make its quality education…Read more
Fees and Funding
Find out what fees are payable for your chosen qualification and, importantly, when those fees should clear. Just remember that fees differ for each individual course and should be checked prior to making payments. Click here for all information regarding fees that are payable...Read more
The University of Pretoria cares about all our students. We know that studying at a university comes with a host of expenses for you and your family...Read more
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When it comes down to student life, academic engagement and growth form the foundations of the University of Pretoria. The UP also offers a dynamic and well-rounded student experience on our campus in the city of Pretoria. Click here to learn more about the buzzing student life and not-to-be-missed activities that can cater to your specific interests. With us, you can nurture your current passions and discover new ones...Read more
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