UP’s Pre-University Academy collaborates with the Hong Kong Polytechnic University to take Mamelodi kids to the world – virtually
Posted on February 18, 2021
UP’s Pre-University Academy has collaborated with the Hong Kong Polytechnic University on a virtual project aimed at familiarising high school students with university campuses.
‘What are universities good for?’: UP successfully co-hosts the first digital University Social Responsibility Summit
Posted on February 09, 2021
The first virtual University Social Responsibility Summit, co-hosted by UP, took place from 3-5 February 2021. Read more about the event.
UNIVERSITY SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY SUMMIT 2021: Social responsibility MOOC for universities launched
Posted on February 04, 2021
Universities in Africa will benefit from a massive open online course that has been launched by the University Social Responsibility Network.
UP's Moja Gabedi: From rubble to a meaningful garden
Posted on January 28, 2021
With the help of UP staff and numerous students doing their curriculum-related community engagement activities, Moja Gabedi has taken shape as an urban garden for the community and a life-changing space.
University Social Responsibility Summit 2021: The changing mission of higher education
Posted on January 22, 2021
The changing mission of higher education is the increasing realisation that, without relinquishing any of our cherished convictions regarding academic freedom, we should add to them in equal measure a sense of academic responsibility, writes Professor Chris Brink.
UP and the University Social Responsibility Network to host international summit on university social responsibility
Posted on January 15, 2021
UP and the University Social Responsibility Network are hosting an international online summit from 3-5 February 2021 under the theme ‘University Social Responsibility: Priorities for the Next Decade’.
UP raises the bar with Integrated Sustainable Development Report
Posted on December 15, 2020
“Universities are an integral part of society and our success is dependent on a society and world that is thriving, where human dignity and justice are paramount, all people are able to reach their full potential with nobody being left behind, and our development does not happen at the...
UP’s first Integrated Sustainable Development Report to enhance collaboration, build new partnerships
Posted on November 30, 2020
The University of Pretoria’s (UP) 2019 Integrated Sustainable Development Report represents a step towards improving collaboration and forming partnerships, and is the first document of this nature produced by UP after extensive engagement and co-design with leaders at the University.