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.
UP Law's international Child Law expert, Prof Ann Skelton, re-elected to the OHCHR Committee on the Rights of the Child
Posted on November 24, 2020
The Faculty of Law (UP Law) at the University of Pretoria (UP) is proud to announce that Professor Ann Skelton was re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner’s (OHCHR) Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) for a second term of office, from March 2021...
UP Law staff’s COVID-19 related activities from July to September 2020
Posted on November 10, 2020
Work and the traditional workplace as we used to know it have been profoundly interrupted by the COVID-19 onslaught. The pandemic spread like wildfire, causing health and socio-economic destruction in its global wake. However, lecturers of the Faculty of Law (UP Law) at the University of...
UP students bring life to neglected community park
Posted on October 21, 2020
University of Pretoria (UP) students have successfully restored an unkept public park in Hatfield previously owned by the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality. This is yet another project that has brought their skills out of the classroom and into the community to effect positive change as...
UP partners with Impact Catalyst to deliver primary healthcare to mining communities
Posted on October 15, 2020
The University of Pretoria’s (UP) Community Oriented Primary Care (COPC) Research Unit has been contributing its expertise around the Mogalakwena mine in Limpopo by equipping community healthcare workers with skills and knowledge through work-integrated learning sessions.
‘Urban green spaces are essential for well-being’ – UP landscape architect
Posted on October 05, 2020
A research programme to study biodiversity and ecosystem services in the City of Tshwane is currently in progress under the stewardship of Dr Ida Breed, a senior lecturer in Landscape Architecture at the School for the Built Environment at the University of Pretoria (UP). The aim of the programme...
UP initiative helps create food security for vulnerable communities
Posted on September 23, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has left many without a source of income. This has had devastating effects on household food security, a disastrous reality which prompted the University of Pretoria’s (UP) Community Oriented Primary Care Research Unit (COPC), to start an initiative.
UP wins three Double Gold landscaping awards at South African Landscapers Institute excellence awards
Posted on August 20, 2020
The University of Pretoria (UP) has won Double Gold Awards for three projects that it entered into the 2020 South African Landscapers Institute (SALI) excellence awards.