University of Pretoria

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The University of Pretoria is a South African university.


Originally called the Transvaalse Universiteitskollege ("Transvaal University College") or TUK. Hence the longstanding nickname for the university as TUKS and the students as "Tukkies".

The University was founded in 19** "Transvaal University College". A tertiary institution founded in Pretoria and later became the Universiteit van Pretoria (University of Pretoria).

Today the University of Pretoria is still referred to as Tukkies, from the acronym for the Transvaalse Universiteitskollege (TUK)

A drama department was founded in 19**.


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