UP Online Application Instruction

By | July 12, 2021

UP Online Application Instruction

UP Online Application Instruction

UP Online Application Instruction

University of Pretoria Application Instruction for applicants to adhere when applying.

Application Instruction

University of Pretoria Checklist for online application:

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DATA INPUTS: When you check the online application, you will be requested to give an email address to which the University of Pretoria can send communications.

-Kindly take care not to make typing errors when providing your email address.

-If you want a brand new email address, create a new Gmail email address

Read also Step-by-step guide for online application (PDF document)

As part of the application process you should capture your South African National ID number or, if you are an international applicant, your passport number.

-You will scan your ID/Passport document so that it can be uploaded.

If you are applying for postgraduate degree, you will be requested to capture the details of your previous degree(s), eg degree description, institution and year of graduation.

-A comprehensive certified academic record will need to be scanned and uploaded, as well as a certificate of conduct.

-Additional and/or original documents may later be required depending on the specific admission requirements.


You should (either yourself or via third parties, eg. certain camera/photographic shops) be able to scan each of the requested documents into separate files using the PDF file format. Refer to Guidelines for preparing documents to be uploaded. Ensure to save with Acrobat or CutePDF and not Acrobat Reader.

Convert any document to PDF to upload with your application.

You will later need to have these PDF files available 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 reject or revoke your admission if you provide incorrect, incomplete, illegible or fake documents.

What happens after I have applied?

After your application has been processed you will receive communication from the University of Pretoria explaining how to access your Student Centre through the UP Student Portal, enabling you to track your progress and status as well as other communications and possible outstanding items.

-ALLOCATION OF YOUR STUDENT NUMBER: If you have applied online, you will receive 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.

University of Pretoria useful Links

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University of Pretoria prospectus
UPOnline Application Guidelines
How To Register UP Online
How To Apply UP Online
How To Calculate Your APS At UP
How to Check UPOnline Application Status
UP online contact details
UPOnline application fee
University of Pretoria Residences

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