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  • University of Pretoria researchers granted huge NRF awards

    Posted on January 26, 2009

    Research Infrastructure Support Programme (RISP) grants totalling more than R5 million were recently awarded to two of the University

  • TSG Membership Rates for 2009

    Posted on January 22, 2009

    Want to join the the gym but don't know what it costs. Read further and get all the info you need.

  • Library for N'Wa Vangani Primary School

    Posted on January 16, 2009

    Community-Based Project Students developed library for N'Wa Vanagni Primary School

  • Khethiwe and Demi fly flag for Tuks

    Posted on January 12, 2009

    Ten year old Khethiwe Hadebe and Demi Lopes stole the show at the recent 6th Zone IV Invitational Swimming Championships at Ellis Park. Running from the 8th to the 10th of January, the competition is aimed at raising the standard of swimming in Sub Saha

  • Brains and Brawn

    Posted on January 06, 2009

    100% Pass rate for TuksSport School

  • HPC & Trust Fund for Excellence in Sport plan Mauritius Swimming Future

    Posted on December 12, 2008

    The High Performance Centre (hpc) and the Trust Fund for Excellence in Mauritius are planning the future of the Islands Swimming stars. Michael Glover, CVO of the Centre, established the Academy to develop swimming in Mauritius.

  • Atmospheric model development initiative at UP receives the Stanley Jackson Award

    Posted on December 12, 2008

    Over the last few years researchers at the Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology (GGM) at the University of Pretoria, in collaboration with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in Australia, have devel

  • New study shows southern Africa will become drier

    Posted on December 12, 2008

    In the midst of the debate of a water crisis threatening South Africa, a new climate change study reveals that southern Africa is likely to become drier as a result of Global Warming and associated climate change.

  • University of Pretoria cuts through the top at esteemed Thinkahead Awards 2008

    Posted on December 10, 2008

    The University of Pretoria was recently accoladed as the Top Institution for 2008 at the highly esteemed seventh annual Sappi Thinkahead Awards, hosted at Carfax in Newtown, Johannesburg. Not only did the institution

  • Tuks rake in the Medals at Africa Swim Champs

    Posted on December 09, 2008

    6 Days of Swimming and 10 Medals for the swimmers from Tuks at the African Swimming Champions is not bad at all. And to sweeten the pot, the swimmers came from Angola, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Kenya and South Africa.

  • Tuks swimmers shine at Mpumalanga Championships

    Posted on December 03, 2008

    The swimmers from Tuks harvested among the 210 medals for grabs at the annual Mpumalanga swimming championships held last weekend in Nelspruit.

  • Olympic Champ trains at the hpc

    Posted on December 03, 2008

    The 9th African Swimming Championships are currently underway at Ellis Park finishing on Sunday 7 December.

  • Community Engagement Project Internationally Recognized

    Posted on December 02, 2008

    The University of Pretoria

  • Celebrated tropical botanist delivers last Centenary lecture

    Posted on November 21, 2008

    Renowned French botanist and Botany Professor Emeritus Francis Hall

  • Roald Dahl comes to UP Drama!

    Posted on November 21, 2008

    UP Drama's children's theatre production for 2009 is already in progress. Pieter Bosch Botha, one of South Africa's most exciting young actor-directors will direct Roald Dahl's "The Witches".

  • Experts unite against African killer

    Posted on November 19, 2008

    The problem is clear: Someone within the African continent dies from rabies every 20 minutes. What is most disturbing to experts is the notion that it is still possible to prevent the disease with appropriate post-exposure prophylaxis, even after the anim

  • French Swimmers train at the hpc

    Posted on November 17, 2008

    Cold weather in Europe and the World Class Facilities of the hpc of the University of Pretoria were the reasons for some of the French Junior Ladies Swim Team who made their way from Front Romoe in the West of France to train at the hpc.

  • House Dinner 2008

    Posted on November 16, 2008

    This year Inca ladies had a chance to show all their pride, elegance and sophistication at the annual House dinner. The event was a big success and it is all thaks to a dedicated team of organisers led by Leigh Winter.

  • UP launches important natural hazards monitoring centre

    Posted on November 14, 2008

    The Benfield Natural Hazard Centre, Africa is set to undertake, publish and promote research and the advancement of knowledge in natural hazards, with particular emphasis on seismic and weather-related risk throughout Africa.

  • Leaders discuss the future at Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences

    Posted on November 14, 2008

    Clem Sunter, futurist and co-author of the book Mind of a Fox, Mervyn King, chair of the King Commission, Stella Nkomo of the Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership, Nick Binedell of the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) and Iraj Abedian,

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