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Mandela Day 2018 Message from the Vice-Chancellor and Principal

At the University of Pretoria, we continue to be inspired by late president Nelson Mandela’s love for humanity and his spirit of self-sacrifice. In South Africa, it has become traditional to mark Madiba’s birthday with 67...

UP’s three choirs scoop gold at World Choir Games

The University of Pretoria’s (UP) Youth Choir and Jacaranda Children’s Choir each walked away with a gold medal at the 2018 World Choir Games in Pretoria, while the Onderstepoort Community Choir was awarded a gold diploma at the...

Cling film may have cancer risks

A study by researchers into the presence of potentially dangerous chemicals in eight brands of cling wrap, which is used to package food has revealed that one brand had a high concentration, which may result in adverse health...

Africa’s ‘Tree of Life’ is dying

Baobabs have graced the African landscape for thousands of years, reaching great heights of over 30 metres, stretching across 32 countries on the continent and its islands. These incredible giants serve their environment and local...

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