ChooseUP Day a success as prospective students and their parents get a taste of what to expect
Posted on August 19, 2019
Excitement was the order of the day as about 14 000 prospective students (grade 12 learners), their families and friends from across the country attended the University of Pretoria’s #ChooseUP Day on Saturday, 17 August.
UP academic Prof Vandeyar in the running for Standard Bank women in science award
Posted on August 14, 2019
With a career spanning 35 years, Professor Saloshna Vandeyar is still at the top of her game and her nomination for Standard Bank’s Top Women Awards is testament to this.
UP's Dr Rakgadi Phatlane is fighting adversity with love and empathy
Posted on August 08, 2019
In our #WomenofUP series this August, we speak to Dr Rakgadi Phatlane who assists the Office of the Dean of the Faculty of Education with its transformation initiatives as well as the monitoring of vulnerable students.
Colloquium on childhood adversity
Posted on July 26, 2019
On the 24th of July the Department of Early Childhood Education hosted a colloquium on childhood adversity and violence at Future Africa.
Gauteng launches English language teachers' association
Posted on June 13, 2019
English language teacher representatives of the four regions of Gauteng Department of Education (GDE), academics, DBE and GDE officials, and others vested in promoting English language teaching and learning packed the hall of Parktown Boy’s High School on 02 June 2019.
Inaugural address of Prof Wassermann Head of Humanities Education
Posted on June 07, 2019
Prof. Johan Wassermann delivered his inaugural address on 6 June 2019 in the Auditorium at the Faculty of Education, Groenkloof Campus. Prof. Wassermann’s address was titled ‘The South African state and the teaching of apartheid in school History – circa 1980-2019’
Nomination of candidates for the position of President of Convocation now open
Posted on June 06, 2019
The Convocation is a legally constituted body which includes approximately 300 000 alumni of the University as its largest constituency. Members of the University’s executive, deans of faculties, all current permanent academic staff, professors emeriti and other retired...
Minister of Higher Education and Training Naledi Pandor gets PhD from UP
Posted on April 16, 2019
Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr Naledi Pandor took her portfolio seriously by going back to class and graduating with a PhD in Education from the University of Pretoria (UP) this week.
Her research topic was ‘The contested meaning of transformation in higher education in...