Top Mining Engineering researchers awarded SAIMM Silver Medal
Posted on September 06, 2019
Receiving the Silver Medal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) at the Institute’s Annual General Meeting held in Johannesburg on 15 August 2019.
Transformation on the campus of the University of Pretoria: Prof Tawana Kupe
Posted on September 03, 2019
Prof Tawana Kupe, the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria (UP), visited the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology (EBIT) on Wednesday 14 August 2019. The Curriculum Transformation Committee invited Prof Kupe to share his views and action...
Four best paper awards at international heat transfer conference
Posted on August 30, 2019
Seven conference papers were recently presented by staff members and postgraduate students of the Clean Energy Research Group (CERG) in UP’s Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering.
UP doctoral student wins an International Professional Award at the premier event for SAS professionals
Posted on August 29, 2019
Patrick Sekgoka, a PhD student in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Pretoria (UP), received his International Professional Award at the SAS Global Forum 2019. His PhD research is jointly supervised by Dr Olufemi Adetunji and Professor Sarma Yadavalli.
MINING IS NO LONGER EXCLUSIVELY A MAN’S WORLD
Posted on August 28, 2019
The perception that women have no place in the male-dominated world of mining is slowly being disproven, and no more explicitly than by the female alumni of the Department of Mining Engineering at the University of Pretoria (UP).
UP in top three of South African universities as it improves its researchers’ rating
Posted on August 27, 2019
The University of Pretoria has significantly improved its international standing and ranking by strengthening its position within the 400 – 500 band of the top universities in the world. The exciting development places UP in the top three South African universities, according to the...
Work programmes lead to high employability of UP mining engineering graduates
Posted on August 21, 2019
The Department of Mining Engineering at the University of Pretoria has revealed that approximately 95% of its 2017 and 2018 graduates are currently employed in various fields of the minerals sector, as well as at consultancies and financial institutions.
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.