We are the largest research university in South Africa. We work on finding solutions to issues that confront the world.
We attract students from around the world who want to study at our excellent facilities with world class researchers. This creates an exciting and diverse community where you can learn about other countries and cultures from your classmates and friends.
UP is the place for you if you want to be a well-rounded, creative graduate and a responsible, productive citizen and future leader. We want to help you to nurture your talent and skills.
We have support structures in place because we understand that university life is different from high school. Through these structures we help you to graduate on time. We have a wide range of online resources and notes available for you. There are exciting job opportunities available to students with our industry partners. We also teach you how to start your own business, and we encourage you to volunteer your skills through our community engagement projects.
University life is also about having fun and exploring your talents. We have a vibrant student culture and there are many arts, cultural and sporting extramural activities that you can participate in.
Choose UP, we look forward to welcoming you to our family.