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Why UP researchers like rooibos, Nguni cows and 50 000-piece microbial puzzlesProfessor Thulani Makhalanyane and Professor Emma Archer say that life found only in Africa, from invisibly tiny microbes to huge mammal herds and our kaleidoscope of plants, can give us medicines, technologies and ways to manage climate change. 20 Aug 2021 Read more

UP launches LeadUP Podcast with prominent alumni sharing leadership lessonsThe University of Pretoria's (UP) Alumni Relations Office is set to launch its LeadUP Podcast series, in which alumni and friends of the University will share their stories and leadership lessons. 27 Jul 2021 Read more

Stevie the robot joins intensive-care team at UP Faculty of Health Sciences and Steve Biko Academic HospitalThe Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Pretoria (UP) and Steve Biko Academic Hospital have welcomed Stevie, a mobile robot that will help improve the treatment of patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. This will be done through instant live discussion and communication daily between German and South African intensive-care unit (ICU) teams. 5 Jul 2021 Read more

Reimagining UniversitiesCivilisations the world over have faced all sorts of disruptions. What is critical is how we respond to them. Do they drive us to extinction, or do we find a way forward? 9 Jun 2021 Read more

'The future of the world hinges on the future of Africa' - Vice-Chancellor and Principal Prof Tawana Kupe speaks out on Africa DayToday marks Africa Day and 58 years since the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) was born. As the precursor to the African Union (AU), which formed in 1963, the day is an opportunity to remember and pay tribute to those who were dedicated to their cause - the liberation from colonial oppression; the economic and political integration of Africa; the restoration of dignity for every African man, woman and child. It is a day on which to celebrate our diversity and heritage and share dances, songs and traditional dress from across the continent. 25 May 2021 Read more


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STUDENT SERVICE CENTRE

With the Government's recent decision to move the country back to Alert Level 3 and in an attempt to curb COVID-19 infections, the Student Service Centre will return to limited operational hours and services.

Kindly note that, until further notice, the Student Service Centre will only be open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00-14:00, ONLY to issue access cards.

Please direct any other queries to the Student Service Centre telephonically or via email to the relevant division:

General Enquiries: az.ca.pu@css or 012 420 3111

NSFAS and UP funding related queries: az.ca.pu@yreuqdianif

Student accounts related queries: az.ca.pu@retnev.sunit

Payment related queries: az.ca.pu@stnemyap

The situation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic is very fluid and circumstances might change at short notice. We request that you visit the University's website for regular updates: https://www.up.ac.za/coronavirus-updates/article/2893668/latest-updates.

If you'd like more information on any of our academic programmes or have any other queries, concerns or need general help and guidance, we're glad to help you. Please use the list below to help you to find the contact information you're looking for or use our handy FAQ page. The University of Pretoria's physical address for the Hatfield Campus, which is the home of our central administration is the corner of:

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University of Pretoria, cnr Lynnwood Road and Roper Street, Hatfield, South Africa