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University of Pretoria

University of Pretoria, Lynnwood Rd, Hatfield, Pretoria, South Africa Add review


The University of Pretoria is one of the top universities in Africa and one of the largest contact universities in South Africa. It produces research that has a positive social impact and provides solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems. 

It was established in 1908 and housed only 32 students in a small house called Kya Rosa. Because of its dedication to quality and relevance, it is one of the leading research universities in the world. The university produces well-rounded citizens who contribute to the betterment of the world due to their studies. The university’s values include academic freedom, the pursuit of knowledge, and an evidence-based approach to research. 

For students who are interested in arts and culture, there are many museums, galleries, and theatres on the campus to visit and enjoy. There are also impressive students support systems in place like guidance counselling and career advice.

University of Pretoria Faculties and Schools

  • Economic and Management Sciences
  • Education
  • Engineering, Built Environment & IT
  • Health Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Natural & Agricultural Sciences
  • Theology and Religion
  • Veterinary Science
  • GIBS Business School
  • Short courses

The University of Pretoria has seven different campuses, and a bus that drives from campus to campus every day connects each one.