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JT Grade 11 Top Achievers Function


Top 10 academic achievers and LO teachers of selected schools as well as Grade 11 JuniorTukkie members attend the Grade 11 Top Achievers Function on the Hatfield Campus of the University of Pretoria. 

The University offers an extensive range of outstanding academic programmes and this Function is aimed at providing talented young learners with essential information to support them in shaping their future and to guide them in the process of making study and career choices. Learners were also given the opportunity to experience and enjoy the lively atmosphere of Tuks student-life.

The Grade 11 learners and LO teachers who attend the function, will be given the opportunity to learn more about the University's Faculties of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Education, Humanities, Veterinary Science, Economic and Management Sciences, Law, Health Sciences and Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology.  Staff in these faculties and various support departments from the University of Pretoria will be available to answer learners' questions and provide advice covering a variety of aspects applicable to learners who plan to study at the University.  Every learner will receive breakfast, a JuniorTukkie cap and an information pack.

The programme includes a motivational speech by the University of Pretoria's Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Prof Cheryl de la Rey.  Guests will also listen to representatives from various support departments such as TuksSport, Student Affairs and TuksAlumni.  But, it is not all about academics - the programme always includes performances by talented Tuks groups such as TuksCamerata, Ovuwa, residence choirs, etc.

The highlight of the programme, an exciting motivational talk famous South Africans always inspires and motivates learners for their future. Mr Petrus Lombard, Project Manager: JuniorTukkie, will be introducing the JuniorTukkie Club and its advantages to the learners. Learners who made prior bookings, will be taken on a Campus Tour to explore the beautiful Campus surroundings and to experience some student life.

At the end of the programme, each guest will receive a delicious take-away lunch.


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