UP Online Application – University of Pretoria

University of Pretoria Online Application, UP Online Application.

Find out University of Pretoria (UP) Online Application for Postgraduate, undergraduate, diploma & certificates , and how to complete your University of Pretoria (UP) online application. You can apply for all programmes using our online application form.

If you wish to submit an application for admission at University of Pretoria (UP) read the specific requirements carefully. You will find a link to the Application Portal, which you use for submission of the application, on the individual sites under Application procedure. Please carefully review the website for the programme you wish to apply for, before you submit your application.
Applications are only accepted via our online application portal. By applying online below, you will be redirected to the relevant page on the University site where you can begin the process.




University of Pretoria (UP) Online Application

The Online Application System is intended for use by new prospective students submitting an application to UP for the first time. It is not intended for students presently registered at the University of Pretoria.


To use the Online Application System you will need the following:

  • internet access
  • an email address which you can access regularly, because as soon as you submit your online application, a student number (EMPLID) will be sent to this email address as confirmation of receipt.

We wish you all the best of luck for your matric year and hope that you manage to achieve the best for yourself. Remember that top achievers #ChooseUP! Keep an eye on our social media channels and our website to be aware of closing dates for selection courses throughout the year.

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In 2018 we received over 120 000 applications to study at UP in 2019. Unfortunately, we cannot accept all the applications we receive, and therefore select the best students who apply early.

Applications for 2024 will close as soon as we have reached our capacity in 2019. For this reason, it’s best to get your application in as early as possible and to take note of the application closing dates for selection courses by clicking here.

Top achievers #ChooseUP because they know that their success matters. To be an admitted student at UP and graduate on time means you will be graduating from one of the world’s top universities, so you will have a strong skills and knowledge background to be able to achieve the best for yourself in the world beyond university.

We have support in place to help you graduate on time, ready for the workplace or able to start your own business. You will always be able to find additional resources like tips, notes and videos online to help you with your classwork, and you can also practice your skills and apply your knowledge in community engagement programmes or practical classes.

Beyond helping you shape your academic excellence, UP also offers a variety of extramural arts, culture and sporting activities that you can participate in to help you grow and develop as a well-rounded individual in a dynamic society.

You can watch a demonstration video on how to #ChooseUP and apply online by clicking here.

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To use the Online Application System you will need internet access, and an email address that you can access regularly.

As soon as you submit your online application, a student number (EMPLID) will be sent to the email address you’ve supplied, as confirmation of receipt.

Application for admission to undergraduate study programmes for both South African and international citizens close on specific dates.

If you would like to know why UP is part of the top 1.9% of universities worldwide, read more at https://www.up.ac.za.choose-up



For More information on Online Application Visit University of Pretoria (UP) website.