Extractive Industries Law in Africa Unit (EILA) delivers largest group of graduandi of all UP Law postgraduate programmes
Posted on April 24, 2019
The Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria is proud to announce the graduation of its first two candidates in the MPhil in Extractive Industry Policy, Management and Regulation Programme since its inception in February 2018. The Extractive Industries Law in Africa Unit (EILA), hosted by...
University of Pretoria's senior lecturer Melanie Murcott invited to participate in virtual lecturers at Mercer University Law School Environmental Law Programme
Posted on March 01, 2019
The Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria is proud to announce that Ms Melanie Murcott, a senior lecturer in the Department of Public Law, has been selected to participate as a lecturer in the Mercer University Law School Virtual Environmental Law Guest Speaker Programme this semester.
Professor Dire Tladi puts UP Law on the global map again
Posted on December 07, 2018
The Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria (UP) is proud to announce that Professor Dire Tladi in the Department of Public Law has been awarded the very prestigious Fulbright Research Grant and will take up a position as Global Visiting Professor in Law at the University of California...
Professor Annelize Nienaber, Head of the Department Public Law at UP delivers inaugural address
Posted on May 28, 2018
On 22 May 2018, Professor Annelize Nienaber, Head of the Department of Public Law in the Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria, presented her inaugural address as appointed Departmental Head on ‘Meaningful knowledge? Law and ethics in postgenomic gene-therapy research’.
The sky is not the limit for Space Law pioneer Prof Stephan Hobe and TuksLaw Master's students
Posted on March 08, 2018
The Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria takes great pride in the fact that international Air and Space Law expert and extraordinary professor in the Department of Public Law at TuksLaw, Prof Stephan Hobe, has just completed his eight annual academic visit to TuksLaw since 2011. The...
Global public health issue of patient safety under the spotlight in Doctor of Laws thesis
Posted on February 14, 2018
The Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria is proud to announce that another one of its staff members has qualified as a Doctor of Laws on Monday, 12 February 2018. Dr William Oosthuizen's (29) thesis, titled 'Reconciling patient safety and liability: Lessons from a Just Culture' deals...
TuksLaw celebrates its ranking as Best in Africa
Posted on December 11, 2017
The Faculty of Law, its alumni, foreign dignitaries, friends, members of the judiciary, staff and students recently celebrated the faculty's 2018 ranking by Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE) as the best in Africa and 92nd in the world.
The devastation of mining under the Environmental Law students' magnifying glass
Posted on September 28, 2017
On 19 August 2017 TuksLaw students enrolled for the LLB elective and LLM module in Environmental Law, with lecturer Ms Melanie Murcott from the Department of Public Law at the University of Pretoria, participated in an educational excursion to experience the impact of mining in the Witwatersrand...