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‘South Africa is not immune from global hunger epidemic’: UP academic sounds warning on World Food Day

The 2018 UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report reveals a sad and urgent reality: World hunger is on the rise again. The report shows a third consecutive year of increase,...

Sport, Exercise Medicine and Lifestyle Institute launched

A Sport, Exercise Medicine and Lifestyle Institute (SEMLI) was launched at the University of Pretoria on Thursday, with the Institute aiming to be a world leader in the promotion of safer exercise. The Institute prioritises the use...

'We must celebrate male and female heroes equally'

Anti-apartheid struggle icon Albertina Sisulu was a “rock” to her family and contributed greatly to the nursing profession and to South Africa’s liberation. She should be memorialised for this, and society could emulate her...

UP Business Incubator – Your path to entrepreneurial success

If you have already signed up for the free online entrepreneurship course, congratulations! You have taken the first step towards determining your success, potentially building a business empire and being your own boss. If you...

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Culture In Crisis International Conference Exhibitions: 15 – 20 October 2018

Members of the UP community and the public are invited to attend art exhibitions, curated by Gerhard de Kamper (Department of UP Arts) and Dr Johan Thom (Department of Visual Arts), which highlight modern San art of the 1980s and 1990s and works by UP students. The exhibitions will be hosted in the Edoardo Villa Museum, Old Merensky Library, Hatfield Campus, University of Pretoria.

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19 Jul - 25 Oct
12:40 - 13:20
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15 Oct - 17 Oct
St George's Hotel, Pretoria
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