How To Apply UP Online 2023-2024
The University of Pretoria online Application. Applying to study at the University of Pretoria comes with great joy because you heart desire is about to come to reality. The website has documented the steps below to help applicants on how to apply UP online application.
Quick note for Applicants
Applicant applying to the University of Pretoria must please confirm that they meet the admission requirements of the University before applying for acceptance of their application.
-It is in your best need to complete your own application. Kindly note that, the University of Pretoria does not use agents during the application process. If you choose to make use of representatives, agents or agencies, you do this at own risk.
-Applicants must note that the closing dates are non-negotiable. It is your responsibility to make sure to apply before the applicable deadline!
-It is of greatest importance that you offer a correct personal email and postal addresses to allow the University of Pretoria to communicate with you directly.
Persons with disabilities:
The UP online application system offers the facility for an applicant to reveal his/her disability status. Applicants are encouraged to make use of this facility to reveal their disability status at this point in the application process. Such a disclosure will in no way prejudice an application. Revealing your disability status enables the University of Pretoria to better anticipate the needs coming from any disability.
Applying via UP Online application
-Before opening the application process, please:
-evaluate the checklist at the end of this document, to take note of all pre-requisites, and
Make sure that you have certain information ready, as well as certain electronic supporting documents. Without these you will not be able to finish your online application.
Applicants will only be able to submit their online application once they have:
-finish the full online application form,
-uploaded all the necessary scanned subsidiary documents in .PDF format, AND
-also pay application fee by credit card OR uploaded proof of bank deposit at Standard Bank, Account Number 012602604 (see checklist).
Once an applicant’s application has been successfully submitted:
-they will no longer be able to do any further editing of your application via the online application system,
-they will be informed by email what your allocated student number (EMPLID) is, and
-they will be get sent other important procedures telling how to check your progress and application results on the student portal.
Checklist for UP online application:
BROWSER REQUIREMENTS: IMPORTANT! This site needs Internet Explorer (IE) version 7 or 8 or higher browsers.
DATA INPUTS: When you access the online application, you will be demanded to offer an email address to which the University of Pretoria can send communications.
-Kindly take care to avoid typing errors when giving your email address.
-If you only need a brand new email address, create a new Gmail email address
As part of the application process applicants will be required to capture your South African National ID number or, if you are an international applicant, your passport number.
-You will later your ID/Passport document so that it can be uploaded.
If you are applying to study towards a postgraduate degree, you will be entreated to capture the details of your previous degree(s), eg degree description, institution and year of graduation.
-A complete certified academic record will need to be scanned and uploaded, as well as a certificate of conduct.
-Additional or original documents may later be needed depending on the specific admission requirements.
SCANNING AND UPLOADING OF SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS: You should (either yourself or via third parties, eg. certain camera/photographic shops) be able to scan each of the demanded documents into separate files using the PDF file format. Refer to Guidelines for preparing documents to be uploaded. Please make sure to save with Acrobat or CutePDF and not Acrobat Reader.
Convert any document to PDF to upload with your application and remember to make your identification known.
You will later need to have these PDF files obtainable on some form of electronic media (eg. data disk, memory stick or your desktop) from which you can upload the necessary files as may be required during the application process.
The University of Pretoria reserves the right to discard or revoke your admission if you provide incorrect, incomplete, illegible or fake documents.
What happens after I have applied as an applicant
After your application has been processed you will get a communication from the University of Pretoria clarifying how to access your Student Centre through the UP Student Portal, allowing you to check your progress and status as well as other communications and possible outstanding items.
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How to complete the UP online application:
The University Of Pretoria (UP) has one online application form. You can follow the link below and complete the application. Kindly be sure to fill in your first and second choice of study when completing the online application form.
-ALLOCATION OF YOUR STUDENT NUMBER: If you have applied online, you will get a student number in your email inbox within approximately 15 working days after submission. You cannot access the student portal with your application number. Once you have a student number, you may create a profile as a new user on the portal.
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