Latest Vulture project launched by Faculty of Veterinary Science and its partners
Posted on May 27, 2008
A new vulture project, focusing on southern African vultures and supported by the Faculty of Veterinary Science, the Worldwide Fund for Conservation (WWF), AFGRI and the Vulture Programme of Rhino and Lion Wildlife Conservation, was recently launched.
Choir celebrates 40 years
Posted on May 26, 2008
Tuks Camerata, previously known as the Tukkie Choir, celebrated its 40th birthday during the University of Pretoria's Alumni Homecoming Week in May.
Faculty Announces Its NSTF Awards Finalists
Posted on May 26, 2008
The University of Pretoria's Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences is proud to announce that at least three of its affiliates have been nominated for the prestigious National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) Awards.
Hendrik van der Bijl lecture to focus on engineering education in South Africa
Posted on May 26, 2008
The annual Hendrik van der Bijl memorial lecture on the role of engineering in society takes place at the University of Pretoria on 28 May 2008.
Olympic Rowing squad off to Europa for final preparations
Posted on May 23, 2008
SA Rowing squad leave on Sunday 25 May to Luzerne, Switzerland for the second of three world cup races that they hope will get them into shape they need to repeat and improve on the performance in Athens 4 years ago.
Mapungubwe Stories 19 to 24 May 2008
Posted on May 22, 2008
On 19 May 2008, the Department of Drama launched one of its most culturally significant productions of the year, a work that will stand out as part of the centenary celebrations of the University of Pretoria.
University Of Pretoria Celebrates National Science Week
Posted on May 16, 2008
The University of Pretoria celebrated National Science Week (NSW) from 10 - 17 May. The NSW was officially launched by Minister of Science and Technology, Mosibudi Mangena.
Tuks/hpc golfers ready to compete
Posted on May 14, 2008
Two TuksGolf players have been invited to compete against the best University golfers in the British & Scottish Amateur Golf Tournament
Department of Construction Economics Prize-giving Function 2008
Posted on May 13, 2008
Prize Winners for the 2007 Academic Year
The Forestry And Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (Fabi) Celebrates Ten Years Of Excellence
Posted on May 09, 2008
The Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI) located at the University of Pretoria is celebrating its tenth year of existence with a colloquium (seminar) and gala dinner on 14 May 2008.
Former Chief Scientific Adviser to the British government, Sir David King, presents Centenary Lecture
Posted on May 08, 2008
South African-born, Sir David King, presented the annual Victor Pretorius Memorial Lecture at the University of Pretoria as part of the Centenary Lecture Series of the University of Pretoria. This prestigious event was attended by scientists, local and in
Van Zyl back on Song
Posted on May 07, 2008
South Africa's top 400m Hurdler, LJ van Zyl announced his comeback to topflight athletics after battling with illeness and needing to adapt to the style of the new coach, in the best possible way.
Phuza [Drink] Scientific: The Science of African Beer
Posted on April 25, 2008
The Sci-Enza Science centre presented the first science caf
Tuks and hpc going to the Olympics
Posted on April 24, 2008
The first batch of athletes who have been selected to go to the Olympics was announced on Wednesday 23 April at the SASCOC offices and TUKS as well as the High Performance Centre (hpc) will be well represented.
17th Human Rights Moot Court competition draws law students from across the continent
Posted on April 22, 2008
The African Human Rights Moot Court Competition has established the largest network of African law faculties and is the largest gathering around the theme of human rights in Africa. This year the moot court is being held at the University of Pretoria
High Performance Centre (hpc) creating new champions
Posted on April 21, 2008
Two of SA's brightest young swimming prospects, William Diering and Lize-Marie Retief, base themselves at the hpc, University of Pretoria.
Renowned electrochemist speaks on electrochemistry for nanotechnology
Posted on April 18, 2008
Prof Richard Compton of the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory of the University of Oxford and a world-renowned electrochemist and Editor-in-Chief of the Electrochemistry Communications (a top journal amongst the major electrochemistry journals
Athletics Achievements: hpc & IOC Solidarity Programme
Posted on April 17, 2008
Rachael Nachula from Zambia, on sponsorship from the IOC Solidarity Programme at the hpc breaking records as she goes.
Sci-Enza's Holiday Program Celebrates the International Year of the Frog
Posted on April 08, 2008
Sci-Enza hosted a Science-is-Fun program during the April school holidays. Primary school learners (Grade 1 - 6) were the main target market for this exciting program which took place 2 - 4 April. Since 2008 has been declared as the International Year of
The Departments of Drama and Anthropology are trekking to the Mapungubwe archeological site
Posted on April 03, 2008
The Departments of Drama and Anthropology are trekking to the Mapungubwe archeological site in Limpopo this week to continue the University of Pretoria's academic and community-conscious work and research on-site.