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.
Tuks engineering student wins SA slalom ski-titles for a second time
Posted on July 31, 2019
Getting to ski down a 2860 metre slope at speed when competing in a slalom race is as close as it gets to the ultimate adrenaline rush.
UP celebrates successful pilot of Career Mentorship Programme
Posted on July 23, 2019
University of Pretoria (UP) Vice-Principal: Academic, Professor Noman Duncan, and the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology recently celebrated the completion of a pilot run for a new UP Career Mentorship Programme.
Put your hands together for Dr Mardé Helbig – winner of the NSTF Emerging Researcher award
Posted on July 03, 2019
Dr Mardé Helbig is a senior lecturer in the Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology at the University of Pretoria.
Teaching and Learning Awards 2019
Posted on May 31, 2019
Several Teaching and Learning awards were recently handed out to staff members of the EBIT Faculty members. The following staff members received recognition for their contribution to Teaching and Learning in their respective departments.
Ms Chantel Niebuhr receives the Young Researcher Award in Paris
Posted on May 31, 2019
Ms Chantel Niebuhr from the Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology was recently granted attendance to the World Hydropower Congress in Paris which took place on 14 until 16 May 2019 as part of the IHA young researcher award prize.
Dr Carin Combrink receives the University of Pretoria’s Community Engagement Award
Posted on May 30, 2019
Congratulations to Dr Carin Combrink, senior lecturer at the Department of Architecture, on the receipt of the University of Pretoria’s Community Engagement Award on 21 May 2019
UP’s 7th annual Robot Race Day helps students drive the fourth industrial revolution
Posted on May 28, 2019
There are only two kinds of people: those who ride the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) and those who drive it. If you ride the revolution, you have to see where it takes you, but if you drive it, you determine its destination. In the University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Engineering, Built...