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Lists of universities in the Universities in Gauteng

Gauteng might be the smallest province in South Africa, but it packs a massive punch contributing almost 40% of South Africa’s GDP. With the highest population density and highest GDP per capita, Gauteng offers the most career opportunities in South Africa. From a tertiary education perspective, the province also offers the most choice. The University of South Africa (UNISA) which is the largest university in the Southern Africa and Africa calls Gauteng home. It has more than 400 000 students. Besides UNISA (which services the entire South Africa and beyond) there are several other fine Universities and Universities of Technology to choose from. Find out more about the universities that make Gauteng their home.

University of Pretoria

University of Pretoria

The University of Pretoria (UP) was established in 1908 and is made up of seven suburban campuses. These include Hatfield, Onderstepoort, Groenkloof, Prinshof, Illovo ad well as satellite campuses in Witbank and Hammanskraal. With more than 50 000 active students UP is one of the largest research universities in RSA. In terms of academics UP leads the way with its Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) consistently being ranked the top business school in Africa for executive education, as well as being placed in the top 50 in the world. Moreover the University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Veterinary Science in Onderstepoort, is the second oldest veterinary school in Africa and the only veterinary school in South Africa.

Organization Type:

Traditional Universities

Status:

Public Universities

Phone:

012 420 3111

Email:

ssc@up.ac.za

Address:

Lynnwood Rd, Hatfield, Pretoria, 0002

Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University

Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University

Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University was established in 2014 as a comprehensive health sciences university and is located in in Pretoria North, Gauteng. Formerly known as the Medical University of South Africa, SMU focuses exclusively on health sciences offering schools of Medicine, Oral Health, Pharmacy, Health Care Sciences as well as Science and Technology. It currently has more than 6000 students.

Organization Type:

Traditional Universities

Status:

Public Universities

Address:

Molotlegi Street
Ga-Rankuwa, Pretoria,
Gauteng

University of South Africa

UNISA - University of South Africa

Organization Type:

Comprehensive Universities

Status:

Public Universities

Phone:

021 936 4114

Address:

Preller St, Muckleneuk, Pretoria, 0002

Tshwane University of Technology

Tshwane University of Technology

Organization Type:

Universities of Technology

Status:

Public Universities

Phone:

086 110 2421

Address:

Staatsartillerie Rd, Pretoria West, Pretoria, 0183

University of the Witwatersrand

University of the Witwatersrand

Organization Type:

Traditional Universities

Status:

Public Universities

Phone:

011 717 1000

Address:

1 Jan Smuts Avenue,
Braamfontein 2000,
Johannesburg,
South Africa

University of Johannesburg

University of Johannesburg

Organization Type:

Comprehensive Universities

Status:

Public Universities

Phone:

011 559 4555

Address:

Johannesburg, 2000

Vaal University of Technology

Vaal University of Technology

Organization Type:

Universities of Technology

Status:

Public Universities

Phone:

016 950 9500

Address:

Andries Potgieter Blvd, Vanderbijlpark, 1900