Prospective Students

Welcome to the University of Pretoria, where leaders are moulded and dreams of greatness come to life. Whether you’re a prospective student, or already part of the UP family, we want you to know the ins and outs of being one of our valued students. Here you’ll learn how to apply for your ideal course, when and where to send your application, and what you can expect from studying on our beautiful campus

Why choose UP?

The University of Pretoria is a multi-faculty research-intensive university with campuses in Pretoria, its surrounds, and in the country’s...Read more

What to Study

With over 1 200 course options, you can study just about anything you can think of if you #ChooseUP. Whether you’re a prospective...Read more


To apply at UP, you need to make sure that you meet the minimum academic requirements for the course of your choice...Read more

Financial Aid

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


With 10 000 students in our accommodation spaces, the University of Pretoria is proud to be known as the largest residential...Read more

Safety on Campus

Students are the lifeblood of the University and the Department of Security Services is fully committed to maintai...Read more


At the University of Pretoria (UP), we are encouraging students to take responsibility for their own finish lines and to...Read more

Disability Unit

Welcome to the University of Pretoria’s Disability Unit. The University of Pretoria has an institutional commit...Read more

Virtual Campus

Discover, access and explore the University of Pretoria from anywhere in the world. Prospective students who are interested...Read more

Campus Tours

The University of Pretoria Campus Tours (more commonly known as UP Campus Tours) is an organisation run by...Read more


TuksSport, the Sport Department of the University of Pretoria, has positioned itself, both locally and internationally...Read more

Junior Tukkie

The JuniorTukkie programme of the Department of Enrolment and Student Administration at the University of Pretoria...Read more

Arts and Culture

UP Arts is responsible for managing all art resources of the University of Pretoria, which include museums...Read more

Career Services

Career Services provide a centre of support for UP students and graduates to assist them in preparing for their..Read more

Ready for Work

You need more than a degree The world of work has been evolving and there is an increasing demand...Read more

International Students

UP is set in the heart of the diplomatic hub of South Africa’s capital city, Pretoria. As such, it attracts on average, around 4 000 international students from around the world...Read more


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