LeadUP: Online Alumni Events

1. LeadUP Career Chats: Rock Your LinkedIn Profile

University of Pretoria alumni and students get expert advice on how to improve and boost your LinkedIn profile in this online webinar. Took place: Wednesday, 27 May 2020... click here for a video 

2. LeadUP Global Virtual Chats: Global lockdowns: Learning, thriving or just surviving

Join alumni from around the world for a casual chat about lessons learned under lockdown.  The University of Pretoria Alumni Office hosts an online forum with alumni from around the world who share their experience and lessons learnt during the global lockdowns necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020. Took place: Thursday, 28 May 2020 ... click here for a video 

3. LeadUP: Alumni Thought Leadership Series: Is your business struggling? A discussion on turnaround strategy and business rescue

The University of Pretoria Alumni Office hosts an online forum with leading UP academics who share their views and advice on turnaround strategy and business rescue for struggling businesses. Took place: Wednesday, 10 June 2020...click here for a video

4. LeadUP Alumni: Thought Leadership Series COVID-19: Implications for food security in Africa

This panel discussion includes experts from the University of Pretoria, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation and African Union Development Agency who share their views on the challenges related to food security and how legislators have responded. Took place: Wednesday, 17 June 2020... click here for a video

5. LeadUP Alumni Thought Leadership Series: Pre- and post-budget debate – Is the COVID-19 economic stimulus plan enough to reconstruct the economy? Pre-Budget Debate

This panel discussion includes experts who share their views key events that occurred between March and June, and discuss how business leaders and the government responded. Took place: Tuesday, 23 June 2020... click here for a video

6. Post-Budget Debate

This panel discussion includes experts who share their views and examine the key interventions announced by the Finance Minister... Took place, 25 June 2020... click here for a video

7. LeadUP Global Alumni Virtual Chats: Global Lockdowns: Learning, thriving... or just surviving! 

The University of Pretoria’s Alumni Relations Office successfully hosted the second edition of its LeadUP Global Alumni Virtual Chats. These discussions were led by a panel of our UP alumni who are based across Africa and are at the forefront of making a positive impact in every facet of society... Took place, 8 July 2020... click here for a video 

8. UP Alumni Career Chat – Job-seekers: How to build your career strategy in today’s job market

The University of Pretoria’s Alumni Relations Office, in partnership with the Career Services Office, successfully hosted the second edition of its LeadUP Alumni Career Chats. The discussion was led by an expert panel of talent specialists who shared their thoughts about how job-seekers can stand out in a competitive job market... Took place, 15 July 2020 click here for a video 

9. LeadUP Global Alumni Virtual Chats: 'Global lockdowns: Learning, thriving… or just surviving!' 

The University of Pretoria’s Alumni Relations Office successfully hosted the last of its LeadUP Global Alumni Virtual Chats. In this edition, the panellists were UP alumni who are based across South Africa. The discussion’s topic was 'Global lockdowns: Learning, thriving… or just surviving!' The panellists shared their thoughts and feelings on what life under lockdown has been like for them and their families. Took place, 22 July 2020 click here for a video 

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