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A ‘bull market’ academic year for UP Mercantile Law

Posted on December 07, 2018

The Department of Mercantile Law in the Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria (UP) is proud to announce that it has experienced a ‘bull market’ of a year.

For the first time in the history of the Faculty five members from one department received National Research Foundation (NRF) ratings, as well as three promotions effective 1 January 2019:  They are Prof Monray Botha, Head of the Department of Mercantile Law, from associate professor to full professor;  Dr Reghard Brits from senior lecturer to associate professor; and Dr Tronel Joubert from lecturer to senior lecturer.  Prof Hermie Coetzee received a C1 NRF-rating, Professors Monray Marsellus Botha, Jacolien Barnard and Stefan Renke C2 NRF-ratings and Dr Reghard Brits also a C2 NRF-rating.

The Faculty of Law congratulates the Department on their 2018 achievements.

The Department also announced new appointments:  Dr Jani van Wyk effective 1 October 2018 and Ms Nthope Mapefane from 1 January 2019.  Congratulations on your appointments, Jani and Nthope!

- Author Elzet Hurter

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