Tuks is tops as UP-Tuks leads Overall 2018 Varsity Sports standings
Posted on March 14, 2019
2018 was the year that the University of Pretoria’s TuksSport teams lifted the standard of university sport to an entirely new level, winning four of the Varsity Sports competitions, in the process ensuring Tuks’s dominance as the overall champions for the second consecutive year.
TuksSport High School learner chosen to accompany Banyana Banyana on international tournament
Posted on February 26, 2019
For the next few weeks Karabo Dhlamini’s primary focus will not be on scoring high marks in class tests, but on outfoxing some of the world’s best female footballers with her dribbling skills.
#TuksAthletics: UP Vice-Chancellor encourages students to adopt active lifestyle
Posted on February 15, 2019
Sport and living an active lifestyle are two things that Professor Tawana Kupe, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria, feels quite strongly about.
TuksSport coach sets out to help revive rugby in Eersterust and change players’ lives
Posted on January 30, 2019
Rugby in Eersterust, east of Pretoria, has been in decline for a few years – including rugby at school level.
Willy Eckard, rugby organiser at Nantes Primêre Skool, explains that often the pupils need to resort to playing touch rugby, as they don’t have the proper equipment....
TuksAthletics turns 100: UP-Tuks female sprinters celebrate a century of excellence
Posted on October 31, 2018
Few local female track athletes can claim to have truly challenged the stopwatch, but these UP-Tuks athletes can: Carina Horn, Geraldine Pillay and Marcel Winkler are the fastest, third-fastest and fourth-fastest South African female sprinters respectively.
UP-Tuks men's and women's sevens rugby teams soar
Posted on October 12, 2018
The UP-Tuks men’s sevens rugby team shone by winning the Varsity Tournament for the first time, beating the University of Johannesburg (UJ), 19-14; while the Delta Drone TuksWomensRugby7’s team won the Munchen Oktoberfest Tournament for the second consecutive year.
Sport, Exercise Medicine and Lifestyle Institute launched
Posted on October 11, 2018
A Sport, Exercise Medicine and Lifestyle Institute (SEMLI) was launched at the University of Pretoria on Thursday, with the Institute aiming to be a world leader in the promotion of safer exercise. The Institute prioritises the use of existing and new technologies, such as wearable devices, smart...
Assupol TuksCricket gets up close and personal with rhinos
Posted on August 23, 2018
This year, Assupol TuksCricket widened its community outreach spectrum and started a conservation project to help raise funds for the Black Rhino Reserve Wildlife Trust.