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  • Robot cars excite and inspire at Race Day 2016

    Posted on June 06, 2016

    The Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering at the University of Pretoria recently held their fourth autonomous robot vehicle (ARV) race in the Amphitheatre on the Hatfield Campus.

  • Chair in Shopping Centre Studies founded at UP

    Posted on May 25, 2016

    A partnership between the South African Council for Shopping Centres and the Department of Construction Economics at the University of Pretoria, has resulted in the founding of a Chair in Shopping Centre Studies.

  • Passing of Prof Wim Skinner

    Posted on May 24, 2016

    It was with great sadness that we heard of the passing of Prof Wim Skinner on Sunday, 22 May 2016.

  • Chair in Shopping Centre Studies founded at UP

    Posted on May 24, 2016

    A partnership between the South African Council for Shopping Centres (SACSC) and the Department of Construction Economics in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology (EBIT) at the University of Pretoria (UP), has resulted in the founding of a Chair in Shopping...

  • BANKSETA grant changes the lives of UP students

    Posted on May 17, 2016

    The Banking Sector Education and Training Authority (BANKSETA) changed the lives of 75 students when it donated R9 million to the University of Pretoria (UP) for student bursaries.

  • Informal settlements: looking at the bigger picture

    Posted on May 09, 2016

    For his PhD research, Dr Emmanuel Nkambule sought to improve the living conditions in informal settlements by visually studying the structure of the settlement and its many physical and social layers.

  • How social media can encourage energy efficiency

    Posted on May 05, 2016

    Ms Uduakobong Ekpenyong wants to encourage people to adopt energy efficiency as a way of reducing demand on the power sector and increasing usage of renewable energy.

  • Industrial Engineering students qualify for Netherlands grand finale in Global Supply Chain Student Challenge

    Posted on April 08, 2016

    A group of four students from the Industrial and Systems Engineering department and EBIT faculty along with their lecturer and mentor Dr Olufemi Adetunji, have been selected to represent the University of Pretoria and South Africa in the Netherlands for the grand finale week of The Supply Chain...

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