The University of Pretoria is as well-known in the capital as the Blue Bulls and purple Jacaranda streets. The university celebrated its 110th birthday in 2018 and boasts many accolades. Did you know that UP is one of the biggest research producers in South Africa and in Africa? It is also the only university in the country that has a veterinary science faculty. Students definitely get world-class education with more than 53 000 students, nine faculties and a business school, 1 213 study programmes as well as 230 degrees, certificates and diplomas on offer.
There is simply no better place to live than in Pretoria. The city has so much to offer, and its versatility knows no bounds.Think purple streets in October, the crowd at Loftus Versveld when the Bulls score a try, and the happy sounds of vuvuzelas from hooting taxis draped in Mamelodi Sundowns flags.
The Best of Pretoria Readers’ Choice Awards celebrates all this and more, and gives you the chance to tell us what and who is the best the capital city has to offer.