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Studying Theology and Religion at the University of Pretoria


The Faculty


Welcome to the University of Pretoria's (UP) Faculty of Theology and Religion. The Faculty of Theology and Religion is one of the oldest faculties of its kind in South Africa and amongst one of the most highly rated and respected faculties of its kind in the world. Here we focus on providing context for different faith traditions in society.

The Faculty of Theology and Religion has systems in place to help you graduate on time and you will always be able to find additional notes and resources provided for you online. You will gain practical skills to be able to apply your knowledge, whether you choose to start your own business or to be ready to be employed. In our Faculty, you will learn to understand religious and cultural diversity, and learn to be of service to humanity through universal values of peace, love, tolerance, the importance of charity, social care and welfare in society. You will also get the opportunity to learn of different faith traditions throughout history and gain an in-depth understanding of the evolution of theological and religious ideas. Our faculty is an engaging place where research, ideas and questions are raised and debate is encouraged. Read more

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The University of Pretoria's (UP) Hatfield Campus is situated in Lynnwood Road, Hillcrest, in the eastern suburbs of Pretoria. The campus is one of the most picturesque in the country. It is spread over 24 hectares and also houses most of the University's residences. The lively Hatfield cosmopolitan shopping area is within walking distance of the UP's residences.

A Student's Perspective


Graduate Voices: Theology

Academic Programmes


The University of Pretoria (UP) has earned the well-deserved reputation for teaching excellence for more than a century. Highly qualified academics, actively engaged in research and the generation of new knowledge, teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Read more about UP’s undergraduate programmes.

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Student Accommodation


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Hatfield Accommodation

Asterhof (Female Residence)

Asterhof (Female Residence)

Erika (Female Residence)

Erika (Female Residence)

Jasmyn (Female Residence)

Jasmyn (Female Residence)

Katjiepiering (Female Residence)

Katjiepiering (Female Residence)

Klaradyn (Female Residence)

Klaradyn (Female Residence)

Madelief (Female Residence)

Madelief (Female Residence)

Magrietjie (Female Residence)

Magrietjie (Female Residence)

Nerina (Female Residence)

Nerina (Female Residence)

Kollege (Male Residence)

Kollege (Male Residence)

Maroela (Male Residence)

Maroela (Male Residence)

Mopanie (Male Residence)

Mopanie (Male Residence)

Olienhout (Male Residence)

Olienhout (Male Residence)

Taaibos (Male Residence)

Taaibos (Male Residence)

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International Students

International Students

The University of Pretoria (UP) enhances its international standing through multifaceted internationalisation programmes. The programmes are facilitated and coordinated by the International Cooperation Division (ICD), who ensure that the doors of UP are always open to international students, academics, administrative staff, collaborative researchers, policymakers, funding organisations and other stakeholders.  On average, UP has over 4,000 international students annually.

The University of Pretoria (UP) enhances its international standing through multifaceted internationalisation programmes. The programmes are facilitated and coordinated by the International Cooperation Division (ICD), who ensure that the doors of UP are always open to international students, academics, administrative staff, collaborative researchers, policymakers, funding organisations and other stakeholders.  On average, UP has over 4,000 international students annually.

The internationalisation programmes spearheaded by the ICD include:

  • International students (including short-term exchange programmes, full academic programmes, joint degrees)
  • International programmes and agreements (including visiting professors, conference attendance, institutional agreements)
  • International mobility projects (students, academic staff and administrative staff covered)

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Financial Support

Financial Support

If you are not at all able to pay university fees due to financial need, you have to apply for financial support in the year preceding your studies, irrespective of whether you have been admitted to study, to allow time for processing your financial aid application. No loan or bursary is however guaranteed by UP.

 

 

 

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Student Accommodation

Student Accommodation

With 10 000 students in our accommodation spaces, the University of Pretoria (UP) is proud to be known as the largest residential university in South Africa. If you are looking for that special place that you can call your home away from home, a residence at UP is just the place for you. While living in a residence, you will be able to take part in a variety of different events, join every committee you can think of, take part in a variety of sport, do community outreach projects and make a lot of new friends. All of this is available in our residences, where academic progress is on the forefront.

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Study Support

Study Support

As you embark on the amazing journey that is the life of a university student, the whole world is opening up to you.

You’ve chosen the University of Pretoria (UP) as your partner on this journey and we are honoured. We intend to stand with you every step of the way.

We strive to help you graduate on time with a range of support offerings to ensure that you can excel in an academically challenging environment.

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Library

Library

The Department of Library Services (DLS) plays a key role in supporting the University of Pretoria in its pursuit of academic and research excellence.

By keeping abreast of the latest technological and professional advances and providing up-to-date information services, the library’s staff members and eleven site libraries are able to provide a relevant and stimulating environment for our students and staff.

Have a look at our world-class libraries:

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SRC and Student Life

SRC and Student Life

One of the best ways to make the most of your time at the University of Pretoria (UP) is to take advantage of all that our campus has to offer.

There are various student structures that organise the large variety of student life activities on campus. Experience new things, make a difference to your own life and the lives of others, and have fun doing so!

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Postgraduate Academic Support

Postgraduate Academic Support

The University of Pretoria (UP) values its people and strives to create an enabling environment to induct researchers into a productive research culture. It is crucially important that researchers obtain support and encouragement when completing postgraduate qualifications, applying for grants, becoming rated or receiving negative feedback on submitted papers or applications.

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Sport

Sport

With more than 30 sport clubs and 10 sport academies, TuksSport offers a home for dedicated sport people.

TuksSport not only focuses on top performers, but also on club contestants and recreational sport participants. It provides a comprehensive high performance support programme for participants on national and international level, including scientific and medical support, sport testing, training, fitness, technical and tactical expertise, sport injuries and sport psychology.

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Culture & Arts

Culture & Arts

Students at the University of Pretoria (UP) are invited to participate in our wide range of cultural organisations and activities.

Here we harness, cultivate, improve and integrate the wide range of talents, numerous priceless treasures and impeccable facilities of the University to the benefit of all students, personnel and the community at large. Among others, the University boasts its own symphony orchestra, various choirs, film festivals, literature competitions and a variety of concerts.

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Student Counselling

Student Counselling

As a student you may encounter some personal difficulties. The University of Pretoria (UP) offers students academic, therapeutic and emotional support.

This is rendered by a professional multi-disciplinary team consisting of counselling, educational and clinical psychologists.

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Students with disabilities

Students with disabilities

The University of Pretoria's Disability Unit supports students with disabilities in partnership with departments and faculties.

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Safety and Security

Safety and Security

Students are the lifeblood of the University of Pretoria (UP) amaintaining a safe environment that allows students to study and participate in sport, cultural and social activities with peace of mind. Existing security measures are constantly monitored and reviewed while new, innovative measures are implemented to improve the safety and security of all students and personnel....

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  • Cnr Lynnwood Road and Roper Street
    Hatfield
    Pretoria
    South Africa
  • www.up.ac.za
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