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White rhinos communicate through their ablution habits

A study by a University of Pretoria researcher into the ablution habits of white rhinos in the Hluhluwe iMfolozi Game Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, has revealed that these animals use their place of defecation to communicate with each...

UP’s three choirs scoop gold at World Choir Games

The University of Pretoria’s (UP) Youth Choir and Jacaranda Children’s Choir each walked away with a gold medal at the 2018 World Choir Games in Pretoria, while the Onderstepoort Community Choir was awarded a gold diploma at the...

Cling film may have cancer risks

A study by researchers into the presence of potentially dangerous chemicals in eight brands of cling wrap, which is used to package food has revealed that one brand had a high concentration, which may result in adverse health...

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The University of Pretoria is a multi-faculty research-intensive university with campuses in Pretoria, its surrounds, and in the country’s economic hub, Johannesburg. The University is conveniently situated in close proximity to government departments and major research entities in Pretoria, including the National Research Foundation (NRF) and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

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The University of Pretoria plays an important role nationally and makes a significant contribution to South Africa’s international standing. The University Council governs the University in terms of the Higher Education Act of 1997, as amended and the Statute of the University of Pretoria.

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