The Faculty aims to be an internationally accredited seat of veterinary excellence that is locally relevant and provides an effective veterinary interface with the rest of Africa. Research niche areas serve as the driving force behind all research and postgraduate programmes, and are chosen to establish, achieve and project an African uniqueness which complements expertise and knowledge advances.
The Faculty hosts two Research Chairs and is home to four Research Centres, a Genetics Laboratory and Phytomedicine Programme.
Chair in Poultry Health and Production
Chair in Primary Animal Healthcare (PAHC)
Equine Research Centre
Exotic Leather Centre
Centre for Veterinary Wildlife Studies
UP Biomedical Research Centre
Onderstepoort Veterinary Genetics Laboratory