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First ever SARChI NRF Chair awarded to Faculty of Veterinary Science

A SARChI Research Chair has been awarded to Prof Celia Abolnik of the Faculty of Veterinary Science. This is the first Chair relevant to veterinary science to be awarded in the history of the Faculty.

First closing date for selection programmes for 2019 fast approaching

Prospective students who wish to study at the University of Pretoria (UP) next year in the areas of Health Sciences, Veterinary Science, BSc Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Interior Architecture, should submit their...

UP’s Academic Achievers Awards Function

The evening of 10 May 2018 was set aside for the celebration of the University of Pretoria’s (UP) academic achievers at a gala event, to pay tribute to UP’s academics who have shown exceptional achievement in the academic arena...

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Choral Festival

The UP Youth Choir will perform with other youth choirs on Thursday, 31 May 2018 at the Musaion, Hatfield Campus at 18:30.

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May 29
11:30 - 12:30
Training Room 1 or 2, Merensky 2 Library, Hatfield Campus
May 30
18:00 - 20:00
Merensky Library Auditorium
May 31
12:30 - 13:30
Training Room 1 or 2, Merensky 2 Library, Hatfield Campus
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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