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School of Engineering

School of Engineering

Technological innovation and its management and application are essential for the creation of prosperity in any country. The Engineering School of the University of Pretoria gives students the education to make a considerable contribution in this field. 
Our Engineering School is one of the largest of its kind in the country and has various fields of specialisation in a variety of departments, like industrial & systems engineering, chemical engineering, electrical, electronic & computer engineering, mechanical & aeronautical engineering, material science & metallurgical engineering, mining engineering and civil engineering. We have strong ties with industry. One of the benefits for our students is the high esteem in which our graduates are held, both nationally and internationally.

School of Engineering · University of Pretoria · Private bag X20 Hatfield PRETORIA · 0028 · SOUTH AFRICA

  • Tel: +27 (0)12 420 2724
  • Fax: +27 (0)12 420 3874


Passing of Mr Eric Brett - 08/07/2014
From Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing away of Mr Eric Brett.

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Solar thermal experimental facility at the University of Pretoria - 08/07/2014
From Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering currently houses a solar thermal experimental facility

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Searching for Noah's Ark: Analysing the Ararat Anomaly - 02/07/2014
From Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering

Prof Sunil Maharaj of the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering, and Francois Luus, a PhD student, recently featured in an article titled “Noah’s search: probing satellite imagery for lost ark”, which was headlined on,, as well as the science pages of Yahoo and Fox News.

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LONMIN cadets visit the Mining Department - 13/06/2014
From Department of Mining Engineering

LONMIN has embarked on a development programme where potential student are identified and enrolled which expose them to the technical departments of the mining (Rock Engineering, Mineral Resource Management, Geology, Surveying and Ventilation).

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Past Lecturer visiting Alma Mater - 13/06/2014
From Department of Mining Engineering

A past lecturer and professor from the Mining Engineering Department, Prof GS Esterhuizen, visited the department to recall old times and also present a guest lecture to the final year mining engineering students.

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