News

  • Ladies hit the Golf Course in Germany

    Posted on September 02, 2009

    In what is yet another first for TuksGolf, the University sent the first ever Ladies University team to compete in Germany in the month of August in Ingolstadt.

  • Strong representation for Tukkies at Inter-Provincial Championships

    Posted on September 02, 2009

    TuksGolf will once again be major force at the Gauteng North Provincial Championships.

  • TuksGolf going 'home'

    Posted on September 02, 2009

    Once again the University of Pretoria was invited to the Boyd Quaich Memorial Golf Tournament at the hallowed grounds of St Andrews in July this year.

  • Library in Venda get facelift

    Posted on September 01, 2009

    JCP-students gave Thoho-ya-Ndou Technical High School's library a facelift

  • World Human Rights Moot Court Competition

    Posted on September 01, 2009

    The University of Pretoria with the support of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) will present the first World Human Rights Moot Court Competition on 9 December 2009.

  • Tshegofatsong LSEN School Grade O

    Posted on September 01, 2009

    JCP-students revamp Tshegofatsong LSEN Schools Grade O class

  • Boekenhout wins two awards at the Serenade Nationals

    Posted on September 01, 2009

    The 2009 Serenade Nationals took place on Saturday 29 August. It was hosted at the University of Johannesburg.

  • Final - but no medal for Keeling & Di Clemente

    Posted on September 01, 2009

    After finishing 3rd in their semi final at the World Rowing Championships, the hpc SSMU's sponsored athletes, Ramon Di Clemente & Shaun Keeling automatically qualified fot the finals. But they were unable to reproduce that form in the finals finishing 6t

  • Chemistry lecturer receives prestigious award

    Posted on August 31, 2009

    The Chemical Education Medal of the South African Chemical Institute (SACI) for 2008 was awarded to Dr Marietjie Potgieter of the UP Department of Chemistry for her research in the field of Chemical Education.

  • TuksCanoe's Bridgitte Hartley shining on World stage in Canada

    Posted on August 28, 2009

    Bridgitte's medal at the World Championship wrapperd up a dream season for her - another milestone on her way to an Olympic medal in 2012.

  • Women

    Posted on August 28, 2009

    Women and Entrepreneurship were the theme of a highly enjoyable Women

  • District 9

    Posted on August 28, 2009

    District 9, the new film by the renowned film producer and Oscar-winning director, Peter Jackson, who was responsible for the production and special effects of movies such as King Kong and Lord of the Rings, was released on the big screen by Ster Kinekor

  • UP Alumni a Hugo Kauder Finalist

    Posted on August 28, 2009

    Cobus du Toit, an alumni of the University of Pretoria, is one of the finalists in the 5th International Hugo Kauder Competition for flute, oboe and clarinet, which will take place in New Haven in Colorado in the USA on 11 September 2009. Ten woodwind pla

  • Caster 'inspiration to all Tukkies', says acting Vice-Chancellor

    Posted on August 26, 2009

    The University of Pretoria on Wednesday, 26 August officially congratulated new 800 world champion Caster Semenya at a function hosted by acting Vice-Chancellor and Principal Prof Chris de Beer.

  • Flowers for a champion

    Posted on August 26, 2009

    The University of Pretoria on Wednesday, 26 August, officially congratulated new 800m world champion Caster Semenya, a student at the university, at a function hosted by acting Vice-Chancellor and Principal Prof Chris de Beer. It was her first day back on

  • UP Improves Safety and Security Surveillance on Campus

    Posted on August 26, 2009

    The University of Pretoria today unveiled a new Operational Management Centre, featuring advanced electronic surveillance equipment, which will significantly contribute to improved safety for some 46 000 students, staff and visitors entering the universit

  • First and only veterinarian awarded the Nobel Prize to deliver Theiler Memorial Lecture at Veterinary Science Faculty Day on 27 August

    Posted on August 25, 2009

    Prof Peter Doherty from the University of Melbourne's Department of Microbiology and Immunology, the first and only person with a veterinary qualification to be awarded a Nobel Prize, will provide the highlight of this year

  • TuksAthletics win three WC medals

    Posted on August 24, 2009

    TuksAthletics could not have asked for more than a full set of World Championships medals.

  • Fick wins Swazi Challenge

    Posted on August 24, 2009

    TuksGolf is on a roll. Not only did they win the recent Super 6 School title, but they have also made their mark accross the mountains in the Swazi Challenge.

  • TuksSport High School Golf champs did it again!

    Posted on August 21, 2009

    The TuksSport High School successfully defended their title on 17 August in the McCarthy Lexus Super 6 School tournament

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