Welcome to the Language Unit  

Language services available to staff include translation, editing, interpreting and terminology
research in English, Afrikaans and Sepedi. The Unit offers advice on UP style and terminology. Contact details of experienced freelance editors and translators are made available to private clients and students.


The Language Unit is located in the Old Chemistry Building on the Hatfield Campus, next to the piazza, to the north of the Merensky 2 Library.


The Language Unit uses a variety of technological aids for operational purposes, including the Wordfast Translation Studio suite of tools, courtesy of Wordfast LLC and Yves Champollion.

Contact details

Head: Language Unit
Mrs Joanne Lombard
Email:[email protected]

Administration and submission of requests:
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 6811
Email:[email protected] or [email protected] 

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