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Just how supportive is your manager towards your family needs?
The Covid-19 pandemic made remote working necessary, and forced organisations to be agile. Three years after the first lockdowns, 'normal' work routines have resumed - but organisations have now also adopted a hybrid work model to maintain, motivate, and boost employee performance without losing flexibility and autonomy. 2 Jun 2023 Read more

UP celebrates the 2023 SAICA ITC results
The University of Pretoria (UP) achieved a 100% pass rate in the 2023 South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) Initial Test of Competence (ITC). 18 Apr 2023 Read more

Customised cochlear model pursues hi-fi hearing
When hearing aids are not enough, cochlear implants are the next step to alleviate hearing loss. But they are not for everyone. A transdisciplinary research team aims to customise each device and enhance the benefit for users of these devices. 2 Mar 2023 Read more

UP microbiologists discover rich diversity of life in Antarctica's cold, dry soils
The ice-free areas of Antarctica were initially thought to be devoid of life, but with the advent of modern genetic technologies, scientists now know that microorganisms have adapted to living in this extreme environment. 28 Feb 2023 Read more

UP Pre-University Academy, Hong Kong Polytechnic University teach drone coding to Mamelodi learners
The University of Pretoria's (UP) Pre-University Academy (PUA) has been collaborating with the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HKPU) to teach learners from Mamelodi, Pretoria, how to code drones. 14 Feb 2023 Read more

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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: or 012 420 3111

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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:

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