Innovation at UP

UP has been ranked a ‘highly innovative university’ in the 2023 World University Rankings for Innovation

Future Africa

Future Africa is a research institute and pan-African platform at the University of Pretoria that makes possible fundamentally new approaches to research and innovation that span disciplinary fields and geo-political boundaries. More specifically, through the efforts of a growing network of leading scientists and exceptional young talent, Future Africa is set to inspire science excellence to transform Africa and the world

The Javett Art Centre at the University of Pretoria

he Javett-UP is a partnership between the University of Pretoria and the Javett Foundation. Both share a firm belief in the value of the arts for society in general, and for education. It’s a project that is collegiate as it is philanthropic. With one foot firmly rooted in academia, and the other imbedded in the public, Javett-UP aims to make the art of Africa accessible, relevant and engaging.


Engineering 4.0 – Development of Sustainable, Optimized, Smart, Equitable transportation networks supporting social & economic development in a disruptive & evolutionary society

Forestry & Agricultural Biotechnology Institute

The Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI) at the University of Pretoria is a postgraduate research institute that was established in 1997, based on a recognition that the future of forestry and agriculture in South Africa will strongly depend on the incorporation of new and emerging technologies into these industries.

Tuks Sport

We are proud of our reputation for sporting excellence, which spans performance, facilities, expertise and working partnerships, but one thing we are incredibly proud of is how broad our sports offer is (30+ sporting codes). Whether you are a complete beginner looking to try something new or an elite athlete with a record of high achievement, our campus is home to some of the best sporting opportunities in the world. Membership is open to students, staff, alumni and the community. Our clubs offer something for everyone whatever your interest in sport and fitness.