Key information on Zika virus and South Africa

Prof Leo Braack from the Zoonoses Research Unit and the Department of Medical Virology at UP, says that South Africans should be made aware that, in terms of Zika virus, there is no cause for panic in this country.

Research aims to bring human agency back to the environmental crisis

UP's recently established African Observatory for Environmental Humanities promotes the notion of ‘earth keeping’ and positions itself at the intersection of indigenous value systems and modernity.

Welcome back!

Lectures and other academic activities at the University of Pretoria start today, Monday, 1 February 2016. Welcome back to all our students - we wish you the best of luck for the year ahead. Your future starts here, make today matter!