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.
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.