Message from the Vice-Chancellor and Principal: UP’s 110th Birthday
Posted on February 09, 2018
February 10th 2018 is a very special day on the UP calendar as our university will be 110 years old.
UP MasterCard Foundation Scholars graduate with distinctions
Posted on May 10, 2017
Two University of Pretoria (UP) graduates from the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program graduated with an astounding number of distinctions this term. Jackline Muhanika received 30 distinctions over the course of her studies, while Revingstone Mwalugha received 17.
TuksAlumni Business Breakfast with Justice Johann van der Westhuizen
Posted on June 17, 2016
On Friday, 3 June 2016, the annual TuksAlumni Business Breakfast was held at the University of Pretoria Conference Centre on the Hatfield Campus. The guest speaker was former Constitutional Court judge, Justice Johann van der Westhuizen.
BANKSETA grant changes the lives of UP students
Posted on May 17, 2016
The Banking Sector Education and Training Authority (BANKSETA) changed the lives of 75 students when it donated R9 million to the University of Pretoria (UP) for student bursaries.
Vundla scholarships change lives
Posted on May 16, 2016
Two students from the University of Pretoria, Mr Erick Nzimande and Ms Tsitsi Makoni, have been awarded Vundla scholarships for 2016.
UP hosts JazzUP donor event
Posted on May 13, 2016
The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Pretoria hosted a JazzUP donor event, which celebrated the University's incorporation of Jazz Studies into its music curriculum and also launched the JazzUP Tshwane Festival, which will be held in October 2017.
Avanade's 15 for 15 Scholarship Programme: creating possibilities for five UP students
Posted on May 11, 2016
Avanade's recent announcement of the local beneficiaries of its 15 for 15 Scholarship Programme sees the company partner with the University of Pretoria to support five female students in their tertiary studies.
YASCOM shows their support for Pledge a Pad
Posted on April 06, 2016
The Young Alumni and Student Committee (YASCOM) of the University of Pretoria, in collaboration with Junior Tukkie, donated sanitary pads to Pledge a Pad at UP's Hatfield Campus on Monday, 4 April 2016.
Make today matter - Play your part in the #UPSRC_R10mGame (Get in the Game)
Posted on March 10, 2016
The Student Representative Council (SRC) of the University of Pretoria (UP) has launched a campaign to raise R10 million during 2016.
From here to Timbuktu - a journey of the mind
Posted on December 01, 2015
The University of Pretoria (UP) is proud to be involved in the translation of historically important documents that are relevant not only to the African continent, but also to the history of mankind.
Accounting for a brighter future
Posted on November 27, 2015
The Faculty of Economic Management Sciences at the University of Pretoria is responding to the country’s need to transform the finance and accountancy sector.
Momentum gives a voice to those who cannot speak
Posted on November 12, 2015
The Centre for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (CAAC), in conjunction with the Department of English (at UP) and the Department of Visual Communication (Photography) at Tshwane University of Technology, recently hosted an extraordinary event called ‘Words and beyond’
UP pioneering crucial skills needed by local mining industry
Posted on October 19, 2015
Improving skills is one of the biggest needs and challenges of the mining industry. This topic, together with other pertinent issues such as modernisation, was just one of the insights to come out of the recent 2015 Joburg Indaba.
The (Maths and) Science behind the dream to succeed
Posted on October 09, 2015
UP's Mamelodi Mathematics and Physical Science After-School Programme aims to ensure that pupils improve their marks and that teachers are equipped with the knowledge necessary to teach these subjects better.
BANKSETA awards R5 million grant to University of Pretoria
Posted on August 26, 2015
The University of Pretoria (UP) and BANKSETA signed a grant agreement on Tuesday, 25 August 2015, that will provide full-cost bursaries to 40 South African students who require support to complete their 2015 academic year in the field of information technology.
SEESA seizes the opportunity to make an impact on the lives of Tukkie students
Posted on August 20, 2015
SEESA, the largest business and labour consultancy group in South Africa, are affording UP students the opportunity to complete their studies and enter the workplace without the burden of having to repay a study loan.
Three UP students attended the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program Convening
Posted on July 13, 2015
The MasterCard Foundation recently held its third Tertiary Scholars Program Convening in June during which university level scholars from across the Program came together to meet and talk about critical issues.
Two good friends make a world of difference
Posted on June 19, 2015
Best friends, Cynthia Hickson and Lynn Lotter, not only share a lifetime of memories: They also share an altruistic spirit, 825 pairs of spectacles and a graduation ceremony they will never forget!
First students on the Keith Bothongo Foundation scholarship programme graduate
Posted on May 05, 2015
The University of Pretoria (UP) is proud of the fact that its alumni include students who were awarded bursaries by the Keith Bothongo Foundation.
The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program – first cohort of African dream students graduate
Posted on April 29, 2015
Earlier this month, the first three graduates of The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program studying at the University of Pretoria (UP) crossed the stage to receive their postgraduate degrees.