All training/workshops have been suspended indefinitely. Please visit our Online Training tab for presentations and guides, which we are updating regularly.
Keep an eye on this page for any updates and contact firstname.lastname@example.org for any information or virtual assistance.
New RC e-Books now available!
See the list below for some of the latest and most sought-after titles for your postgraduate needs.
For some informal keeping-up-with-the-commons, see our new blog called The Commons Informer here.
There are some great things to come for this interactive addition to the Research Guide, so be sure to subscribe and leave us a comment before you go.
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Please make use of the UP Care Line Number at 0800 747 747 for any emotional needs and concerns that you may have. Or contact the University of Pretoria Student Counselling Services (virtual counselling sessions during the COVID-19 lock-down) - free of charge!
For academic needs related requests please contact your information specialist.
This Research Guide provides tips and tools for postgraduate students to complete their research.
Please see Prof McNaught's excellent presentation for an overview of the research process:
Prof Tawana Kupe has announced that all UP-related content and the University's digital systems can now be accessed without data charges from any device or browser. How? Through the new UP Connect portal! Thanks to providers such as MTN, Vodacom, Telkom and Cell C working with our institution to provide exceptional service to you during the national lock-down, you now have free access to:
To make use of the free-of-charge access, log in to UP Connect, using your u+student number and portal password. Type the url https://connect.up.ac.za into any browser on any device available to you.
For more information on this service, watch this short video.