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  • Professor in international labour law visits department

    Posted on September 03, 2008

    Prof. Klara Boonstra of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, recently visited the Department of Human Resources Management.

  • September is Hearing Awareness month

    Posted on August 28, 2008

    The Department of Communication Pathology will be participating in the Hearing Awareness Month campaign with the South African Association of Audiologists. Up to 10% of South Africans present with some degree of hearing loss.

  • The LegalWise African Renaissance Concert Featuring Soweto Gospel Choir

    Posted on August 27, 2008

    The University of Pretoria Chorale Choir, conducted by Mbuso Ndlovu, will be hosting the LegalWise African Renaissance Concert, featuring the world acclaimed Soweto Gospel Choir. The LegalWise Choir, The Tuks Camerata Choir, and the University of Johannes

  • Teachers at forefront of the Intelligence Age

    Posted on August 25, 2008

    Internationally acclaimed author and business consultant Tony Buzan presented a talk on "The brain: A Swiss Army Knife for Improved Academic Performance," at the University of Pretoria, on 21 August 2008.

  • WBHO CONSTRUCTION (Pty) Ltd Bursaries available

    Posted on August 21, 2008

    WBHO CONSTRUCTION (Pty) Ltd is a major employer in Sub-Saharan Africa, employing over 9, 000 people and with an annual turnover in excess of R10 billion.

  • TAKING A NEW LOOK AT MACBETH

    Posted on August 20, 2008

    The proverbial dust is shaken from Shakespeare with a new approach to Macbeth, directed by Estelle Zeeman at the UP Drama Department. This production is a modern version of the classical text where for example the atmosphere of a cocktail bar/club is crea

  • UP's latest response to the Shanghai Jiao University's rankings

    Posted on August 19, 2008

    The University of Pretoria learned with disquiet that it was no longer ranked in the top 500 Universities in the ranking by The Institute of Higher Education of the Shanghai Jaio Tong University although it has been ranked since this ranking was establish

  • UP Techno X winners

    Posted on August 18, 2008

    The University of Pretoria triumphed as the winner of both the gold and silver awards at the 8th annual Sasol Techno X, which took place in Sasolburg from 11-15 August 2008.

  • New unit offers help to many

    Posted on August 13, 2008

    Good news for a bad problem! Ringing in the ears, otherwise known as tinnitus, is a common and often debilitating problem for many people. A newly established unit offers help.

  • UP's Women in Science honoured with top awards

    Posted on August 12, 2008

    Two of the University of Pretoria researchers were prize recipients at the esteemed DST South African Women in Science Awards 2008. Prof Brenda Wingfield and Dr Wanda Markotter excelled at the prize giving ceremony held on 8 August 2008 at the Hilton Hote

  • Tuks Microbrewery scoops awards at inaugural inter-varsity brewing competition

    Posted on August 11, 2008

    Tuks Microbrewery (operated by the Department of Chemical Engineering) garnered a hat-trick at the inaugural inter-varsity brewing competition on the 9th of August 2008; also winning the overall competition.

  • Melton Rasimhi first black winner of SA Duathlon Championships

    Posted on August 06, 2008

    After five years of finishing second and third on the podium, Melton Rasimphi finally got gold at this year's South African Long Distance Duathlon Championships. This achievement made him the first black person to win the gruesome competition.

  • Spectacular tapestry depicts UP's colourful history

    Posted on August 01, 2008

    A special tapestry, commissioned from the Kaross tapestry initiative to commemorate the centenary of the University, was unveiled in the Merensky library on July 30.

  • Warning: Climate change is a reality!

    Posted on July 28, 2008

    Climate change is not an academic fallacy, but a real concern which is affecting the masses, especially the poorest of the poor who depend on agriculture for survival. That's the message from Prof Rashid Hassan, Director of the University's Centre for Env

  • Kr

    Posted on July 22, 2008

    The University of Pretoria's Drama department is proud to present the 8th annual Kr

  • Ibero-American Music Festival on at the University

    Posted on July 18, 2008

    The second concert of the Ibero-American Music Festival takes place at the University on Saturday 19 July 2008 at 19:00 in the Musaion.

  • International behavioural ecologist presents Centenary lecture

    Posted on July 18, 2008

    Intenational behavioural ecologist and sociobiologist Prof Raghavendra Gadagkar of the Centre for Ecological Studies at the Indian Institute of Science in Bagalore, India, presented a Centenary lecture at the University on 15 July 2008.

  • Faculty of Veterinary Science's Prof Schoeman elected as chairman of the ECVIM's Examination Board

    Posted on July 17, 2008

    Prof Johan Schoeman, lecturer and associate professor in the Department of Companion Animal Clinical Studies of the Faculty of Veterinary Science has been elected as the chairman of the Examination Board of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medi

  • Brittian & Thompson head SA Challenge at World U23 Rowing Championships

    Posted on July 14, 2008

    Matthew Brittian and James Thompson are the main contenders for a Medal at the World U23 Rowing Championships which take place in Brandenburg, Germany from 17th to 21 July 2008.

  • Van Zyl sends out warning to rivals

    Posted on July 14, 2008

    LJ van Zyl sent a warning out to his major rivals when he ran a season's best in both the Golden Gala, Golden League 400mh race in Rome and then again 2 days later in Athens at the Tsiklitria 2008.

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