COVID-19: UP research group sets up databank to empower experts and citizens with accurate info
Posted on April 09, 2020
A research group based at the University of Pretoria (UP) is playing its part in disseminating factual information about the novel coronavirus that the world is currently in the grip of by setting up a databank that offers users real-time updates about COVID-19.
Huawei awards R1.1 million in bursaries to UP Engineering and ICT students
Posted on February 21, 2020
Huawei Technologies South Africa has once again invested in students from the University of Pretoria’s (UP) Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment and Information Technology by awarding them bursaries at a recent ceremony that was attended by Huawei executives and staff from...
UP’s Dr Vukosi Marivate: Using data to better understand our world
Posted on January 17, 2020
Dr Vukosi Marivate is the ABSA Chair of Data Science at the University of Pretoria and co-founder of the Deep Learning Indaba. He spoke to Primarashni Gower about his work.
University of Pretoria’s Department of Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering ranked number one in South Africa
Posted on January 13, 2020
The University of Pretoria’s (UP) Department of Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering has been ranked number one in South Africa by the Minerals Education Trust Fund (METF) for 2019.
UP lecturer, student win SAIIE award for Best Industrial Engineering Paper
Posted on November 29, 2019
“Localising manufacturing related to new technologies brings a host of benefits for the local economy, such as development of skills and increased economic activity, thereby elevating the quality of life,” says Dr George Thopil of the University of Pretoria’s Graduate School of...
UP signs Memorandum of Understanding with Council for the Built Environment
Posted on November 11, 2019
The School for the Built Environment in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology at the University of Pretoria recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Council for the Built Environment.
UP professor receives Chinese government’s highest honour for contribution to progress
Posted on October 29, 2019
UP academic Professor Ian Craig has been awarded a 2019 Chinese Government Friendship Award.
Engineering students fly UP flag high at intervarsity flight competition
Posted on October 25, 2019
Teams from UP’s Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and IT were awarded the Best University certificate in the 2019 Aeronautical Society of South Africa Intervarsity Flight Competition after they took first and third place.