Amid intense competition for funding and pressure to make their research more accessible to the public, researchers around the world, including South Africa, are sharpening their communication skills. Their aim is to communicate their findings to public audiences while maintaining the integrity of their work. Such skills are essential, given the changes sweeping the media: downsizing means that few media houses have journalists with the time to make complicated, jargon-heavy academic content more accessible to their readers or viewers. 20 Jul 2022 Read more Graduates who received their degrees at the University of Pretoria's (UP) recent autumn graduation ceremonies are among the 12% of students in South Africa who have gained access to higher education over the past decade. 6 Jun 2022 Read more A study led by researchers at the University of Pretoria (UP) has found that people who believe that others are complying with Covid-19 regulations are more likely to comply as well. 1 Apr 2022 Read more A team of scientists from the University of Pretoria (UP) has published the only study from Africa that entailed genomic One Health investigations which reveal that Delta variants of Covid-19 were transmitted from humans to animals. 7 Mar 2022 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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:
University of Pretoria, cnr Lynnwood Road and Roper Street, Hatfield, South Africa