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Student Affairs

Welcome to the Department of Student Affairs

The Department of Student Affairs’ mission is to design and implement high impact programmes to enhance student success, leadership, welfare and wellness within a proactive and programme-based approach.

The department has five divisions:

Kindly visit the following service providers for the respective queries:



Stars converge on UP for week of 'Fired UP!' - 20/08/2014
From Christians on Campus

UP is in for a star-studded week (24 to 29 August) as a line-up of well-known icons converge on its campuses for 'Fired UP!' Heading the list are Gary Kirsten, former Protea batsman and head cricket coach; Pierre Spies, Bulls captain; and Loyiso Bala, multi-award-winning, platinum-selling R&B singer.

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UP students get inspired at leadership programme in Washington DC - 15/08/2014
From Student Affairs

The South Africa–Washington International Programme (SAWIP), the UP Chapter of which was launched earlier this year, has a vision of a South Africa with strong leaders who have a global perspective, who serve others with humility and integrity and in so doing inspire future generations to do the same. To achieve this goal, a diverse new generation of emerging South African leaders are inspired, developed and supported in multiple disciplines. A total of 18 students (15 from the Western Cape and three from UP) spent six weeks in Washington DC as part of this prestigious programme.

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