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Prospective students

Please follow the following 12 steps before you apply -

 

1. Study information

  • Minimum requirements for study programmes
  • Career opportunities
  • Study programme information
  • Faculty information
  • Fact Finder (facts A-Z).

 

2. Calculate your Admission Point Score (APS)

  • Make use of the electronic APS calculator.
  • Note that Life Orientation (LO) is not taken into consideration when calculating the APS.

 

3. Closing dates

  • Closing dates of study programmes for applicants applying for admission in 2015.

 

4. Fees and Funding

  • Reservation fees:
    • for tuition
    • for residence placement
  • Undergraduate cost estimator
  • Financial aid:
    • bursaries
    • loans
    • awards

 

5. Special offer for top academic achievers

  • Prospective students with an average percentage of 75% and higher may qualify for this special offer.

 

6. Apply at Tuks

  • Applications open on 1 March of the year preceding studies.
  • Apply online or download an application form.

IMPORTANT
The following is required to apply:

  • a copy of your ID.
  • a copy of your Grade 11 final school report.
  • R300 application fee.

 

7. Change/ Add study programme

  • Ensure that you meet the minimum admission requirements of the study programme.
  • Please send email to csc@up.ac.za to request change or addition of a study programme.
     

 

8. National Benchmark Test (NBT)

  • Compulsory for selected study programmes.
  • Visit the NBT website at  www.nbt.ac.za to register for the NBT.
  • Refer to faculty brochures. See Study information (step one).
  • Health- and Veterinary Sciences applicants must write the NBT on or before 6 July 2014

 

9. Application status

  • UP Student Portal Login
  • Accept/Decline admission offer.
  • How to complete your online contract

 

10. Prepare to study at Tuks

  • How to prepare yourself for university studies.
  • JuniorTukkie.


 

11. Registration and start of the academic year

  • New first-year students’ registration.
  • Orientation programme for first-year students.
  • Programme: Registration and Start of the Academic Year.
  • Online Registration

 

12. Post-registration information

  • UP 101, a learning management system for new first-year students.
 

News

TuksSport athletes taking part in the Commonwealth Games - 25/07/2014
The 2014 Commonwealth Games (officially the XX Commonwealth Games) are held in Glasgow, Scotland from 23 July to 3 August 2014. It is the third largest multi-sport event after the Olympics and the Asian Games, and it will be the largest multi-sport event ever held in Scotland. Around 4 560 athletes will be competing in 17 different sports.
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UP staff member finds herself in a different league - 25/07/2014
Fatima Cassim, who heads the Division of Information Design in the Department of Visual Arts in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Pretoria, sees increasing potential for design to address some of the complex social, environmental and political problems that society faces. She believes, in particular, that design thinking as a problem-solving methodology can help to envision and enable new futures and mobilise citizens to take action in more meaningful ways. In keeping with this viewpoint, she focuses on design activism and design citizenship in her doctoral thesis at UP.
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Faculty of Health Sciences’ research in Limpopo paves the road for exciting collaborations on prostate cancer - 24/07/2014
The Department of Urology and School of Health Systems and Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria (UP) have been instrumental in the health research being done in the Vhembe district in the Limpopo province for the past twelve years. The presence of UP in the Thohoyandou area has led to a collaborative partnership with a globally recognised access programme, PHAKAMISA, that aims to directly impact on the outcomes achieved with treating and caring for patients suffering from cancer and on the needs of those managing this dreaded disease. This will include support to health care providers as well as prostate cancer patients.
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UP Fine Arts graduate overall winner of the Absa L’Atelier art competition 2014 - 24/07/2014
The Absa L’Atelier art competition is South Africa’s most prestigious annual art event. The award to be won in this competition not only assures South Africa’s emerging artists of recognition, but also affords them the opportunity to develop their talents abroad. The competition is run in conjunction with the South African National Association for the Visual Arts (SANAVA). This year, recent UP graduate Liberty Battson was announced the overall winner for 2014.
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UP's Dr Phatho Cele Zondi to be Chief Medical Officer for Team SA at 2014 Commonwealth Games - 23/07/2014
Dr Phatho Cele Zondi, lecturer in Sports Medicine at UP, has been appointed Chief Medical Officer for Team South Africa at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. These games will take place from 23 July to 3 August.
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Nobel Prize Laureate celebrated science on Mandela Day - 22/07/2014
‘Scientists love what they do and every day there is the possibility that they might discover something new and exciting,’ said Prof Martin C Michel, welcoming everybody to the Mandela Day Public Lecture on 18 July 2014.
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Photographs speak louder than words - 22/07/2014
Rory du Plessis, Visual Cultural Studies lecturer in the University of Pretoria (UP)'s Department of Visual Arts, has just returned from a fellowship at the Max Planck Institute for History of Science (MPIWG) in Berlin. The awarded fellowship forms part of his interdisciplinary doctoral studies and was in the research cluster 'Encounters between Medicine, Literature, Philosophy and their Circulation in Public Debates'.
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