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Department of Family Medicine brings hope to drug users

The University of Pretoria’s Department of Family Medicine’s work with the City of Tshwane to assist drug users reduce and stop their drug usage is yielding results.

Collaboration leads to breakthroughs in cancer therapy

The Faculty of Health Science’s Department of Nuclear Medicine has entered a collaboration with the European Commission’s science and knowledge service, the Joint Research Centre (JRC), to develop a new breakthrough treatment...

Message from the Vice-Chancellor and Principal: UP’s 110th Birthday

February 10th 2018 is a very special day on the UP calendar as our university will be 110 years old.

UP leads the world in using nuclear therapy to fight cancer

Most people have, in some way or other, been affected by cancer, whether through the loss of a loved one or a personal fight against the big C, a dreaded and often incurable disease.

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Don’t miss this year’s career fairs!

Some of the biggest and most prominent law and accounting companies in the country will be exhibiting their career offerings at this year’s career days. Students are urged to attend these exciting events, where they will have access to career advice and be exposed to job possibilities.

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Feb 21
09:00 - 14:00
Rautenbach Hall
Feb 26
26 Feb - 2 Mar
Room 2-67, Graduate Centre, University of Pretoria, Hatfield Campus, University of Pretoria
Mar 08
09:00 - 14:00
Rautenbach Hall
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International study says SA school reading literacy is in trouble

From audits to action: UP data is saving moms and babies