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  • 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,

  • National Recognition for Research and Academic Contribution in Audiology

    Posted on November 13, 2008

    The South African Association of Audiologists presented Dr De Wet Swanepoel with the Annual Award for Best Contribution in the field of Academics and Research for 2008.

  • Cameron sets 3rd World Record

    Posted on November 13, 2008

    You cannot stop a man who is on form.

  • Indian academic to deliver centenary lecture on constitutional provisions pertaining to access and equity in education

    Posted on November 11, 2008

    Dr Kavita A Sharma, Principal of the Hindu College, University of Delhi, will speak on

  • Van den Burgh shatters World Records

    Posted on November 10, 2008

    In hindsight the writing had been on the wall. Tuks Swimmer Cameron van den Burgh at the World Cup in Moscow this weekend not only broke the 50m Breaststroke World Record, he obliterated it. But the 20-year-old was not done yet. The following day he al

  • Student wins trip to Germany

    Posted on November 10, 2008

    Devon Clack, a fourth year chemical engineering student at the University of Pretoria, was announced the runner-up in the Honeywell Process Simulation Student Competition 2008. The competition was open to all technical-high school and university students

  • Library gets face-lift

    Posted on November 07, 2008

    The Library of Laerskool Die Heuwel received a face-lift from UP engineering students recently.

  • PROF. BRENDA LOUW DELIVERED HER INAUGURAL ADDRESS

    Posted on November 07, 2008

    Prof. Brenda Louw, Head of the Department of Communication Pathology at the University of Pretoria, delivered her inaugural address on 27 October 2008. The title was Communication Pathology: Yesterday and today for tomorrow.

  • Nagel and Wittstock to make use of the hpc

    Posted on November 06, 2008

    SA 200m Record Holder and 2001 4x100m relay World Championship Gold Medallist, Morne Nagel and his training partner Estie Wittstock are the latest elite athletes to make use of the hpc, University of Pretoria.

  • Dean attends 70th JECFA meeting in Geneva

    Posted on November 06, 2008

    The Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Science, Prof Gerry Swan recently attended the 70th Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) from 20 - 29 October in Geneva.

  • Students designed and built catapult for carnivore

    Posted on November 04, 2008

    Students built a special catapult for Pretoria Zoo as part of Community-Based Project Module

  • Community-Based project in Lesotho

    Posted on November 04, 2008

    Students designed and made a grinder for villagers in Lesotho as part of Community-Based Project Module (JCP)

  • Loffieland received jungle gym

    Posted on November 04, 2008

    Students of the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology recently built a jungle gym at Loffieland.

  • Community-based Pojects in Zoo

    Posted on October 29, 2008

    Community-Based projects at National Zoological Gardens in Pretoria

  • Silver and Bronze for William Diering Down Under

    Posted on October 27, 2008

    Tuks and hpc Swimmer, William Diering continues to carve a name for himself on the swimming World Cup Circuit after winning Silver and Bronze at the 3rd leg of the 7th stage World Cup Circuit.

  • Olimpiese Drome moet wag tot 2020

    Posted on October 24, 2008

    OPMERKING: Die artikel het in Beeld van 23 Oktober verskyn.

  • Murray cleans up in Pune

    Posted on October 24, 2008

    Not only at the recent World Cup in Durban did Tuks and HPC Swimmers make a splash, but also at the Commonwealth Youth Championships held in Pune, India from 13 to 18 October!

  • Records for Diering and van den Burgh

    Posted on October 24, 2008

    It seems that whenever there is a major swim meet with South African's involved, TUKS always shine. So too with the Fina/Arena World Cup in Durban over the weekend.

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