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.
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...