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  • FORENSIC ENGINEERING USED TO SOLVE CRIME SCENES

    Posted on October 18, 2019

    A talk titled “Forensic Engineering Case Studies” was held last night as a joint initiative of the metallurgical and mining engineering departments.

  • Department of Computer Science Annual Project Day

    Posted on October 18, 2019

    The Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology (EBIT) at the University of Pretoria presented its Annual Project Day on 17 October 2019 in the Rautenbach Hall on Hatfield Campus. The event is set aside for the final-year BSc...

  • The 16th Annual SAIMM Student Colloquium 2019

    Posted on October 17, 2019

    On 16 October 2019, the students from the University of Pretoria gathered with other students from all spheres of Africa at the The Canvas Riversands, Fourways, Johannesburg for the annual SAIMM (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy) Student Colloquium to present their research...

  • Call for information: Dutch building industry professionals in South Africa 1902 – 1961

    Posted on October 15, 2019

    The editors of the Tectonic ZA Wilhelmiens project invites the public to make contact and share information that will contribute to a new research publication.

  • Go Tsamaya Ke Go Bona: Deep Learning #3 - A journey just beginning

    Posted on October 14, 2019

    The Deep Learning Indaba was founded in 2017 with the mission of strengthening African Machine Learning (ML). It was formed by a group of researchers and innovators interested in shaping the future of African Machine Learning.

  • Women Changing South Africa

    Posted on October 14, 2019

    Women in Civil Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology innovate our world.

  • Enter UP's University Social Responsibility Month photographic competition

    Posted on October 08, 2019

    October 2019 is University Social Responsibility Month. As part of an awareness-raising process, we invite you to take a photograph that illustrates you (or your team) being socially responsible and enter the University Social Responsibility Photo Competition. This can be campus operations,...

  • UP signs collaboration agreement with University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Unimore)

    Posted on October 02, 2019

    A mutual agreement of understanding has been signed between the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia and UP to collaborate in learning and research support within the car manufacturing and transport industries in South Africa.

  • University Social Responsibility Month

    Posted on October 01, 2019

    This October, the University Social Responsibility campaign will be launched. The campaign aims to raise awareness on the University of Pretoria’s (UP) impact on communities through our social responsiveness and social responsibility initiatives.

  • Towards a prosperous Africa – Partnerships for impact

    Posted on October 01, 2019

    Africa is a continent on the rise, a place where economic performance has proved resilient despite turbulent international events. But Africa is also a continent of contradictions and complexity.

  • Mental Health Awareness Month

    Posted on October 01, 2019

    The University of Pretoria’s Student Counselling Unit (SCU) will roll out mental health and wellness campaigns throughout the month of October. These campaigns are aimed at reaching a wider population and educating them about their well-being and how they can make themselves resilient and...

  • Gauteng Research Triangle: UP, UJ and Wits commit to research collaboration

    Posted on September 30, 2019

    The vice-chancellors of the universities of Pretoria, Johannesburg and the Witwatersrand have agreed to explore opportunities for establishing a globally competitive research collaborative in Gauteng.

  • International partners set to establish the Joint Research Centre for Clean Energy

    Posted on September 28, 2019

    Six partners from South Africa and China participated in signing a memorandum of understanding to establish a Joint Research Centre For Clean Energy. South Africa is represented by the University of Pretoria, the University of the Witwatersrand, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research...

  • UP rated in top four of SA universities in 2020 QS Graduate Employability Survey

    Posted on September 19, 2019

    UP has been ranked among the top four universities in South Africa in terms of graduate employability, according to the 2020 QS Graduate Employability Survey that was released on Thursday. UP also improved its global ranking significantly and is now ranked within the 251-300 band, compared to the...

  • 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...

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