EBIT Announcements

Dear EBIT student,

Graduating: Finalist letters should be available on the UP Portal. If not, please contact the relevant faculty administrator.


Consult the communication on the UP Portal for the process of Appeal. Closing date has been extended to 15 January 2021. Appeals Committee will meet on 2, 9 and 16 February 2021.  Please note that once you have submitted an appeal on the system you will not be allowed to add or modify any information.  When you submit your Appeal or Supporting documents make sure that you submit under the 2020 academic year. 


Applied to Transfer: 

Results will be available before the end of January 2021. New applications to transfer are currently closed. Please enquire at the end of January for available spaces.

Summer/Winter School: 

Registrations for qualifying students: Please complete the form

(https://www.up.ac.za/media/shared/368/Document/Form%20Changes/change-of-courses.zp167791.pdf) available on the UP Web and return it to Student Administration.

Students to contact their relevant faculty administrator


Faculty Management


Mr Rikus Kock, a First Instructor in the Civil Engineering laboratory passed away on Saturday 8 August 2020. Rikus was a unique member of the Civil Engineering team that took responsibility for numerous field installations of instrumentation and systems that supported the research of the Department. This included sensor installations in bridges and roads, geotechnical installations and hydropower units. This work took him all over the country, and he spent long hours ensuring that the systems provided reliable data to many staff and students.

Rikus was meticulous in his work and had a keen interest in all things technical. With an inquisitive mind he developed solutions to many measurement challengers and his installations will still deliver data for many years to come. Rikus was an avid Lego collector and builder in his free time.

His absence from the Department will be sorely missed, and we wish his family our deepest condolences in this trying time.

Published by Dudu Mathe

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