News

  • National award highlights excellent scientific research in humanities at UP

    Posted on August 28, 2015

    Professor Antoinette Lombard, Head of the Department of Social Work and Criminology in UP’s Faculty of Humanities, received national recognition for her contribution to scientific research in August 2015.

  • A contemporary approach to adolescent and child mental healthcare

    Posted on July 15, 2015

    The Parent-Child Programme focusses on exploring caregiver–child relationships, behavioural techniques and working with children and adolescents with special needs related to mental health.

  • The Ubuntu Exchange Programme 2015

    Posted on May 26, 2015

    On Friday, 22 May 2015, we celebrated the visit of the fourth group of Fordham students at the University.

  • Criminology students’ community project in Kameeldrift

    Posted on May 05, 2015

    The Criminology students of the Department annually engage in a community project. The aim of their community engagement is to sharpen the students’ sense of social consciousness and justice and to teach them that, as students of Criminology, they have an obligation to be social change...

  • Prof Christiaan Bezuidenhout elected as president of CRIMSA

    Posted on May 04, 2015

    On 25 March 2015, Prof Christiaan Bezuidenhout was elected onto the executive committee of The Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA) [2015 – 2017] and was voted into the position of president of the Society.

  • Taking a stand against acts of violence

    Posted on April 23, 2015

    The Department of Social Work and Criminology strongly condemns the acts of violence that occurred internationally and locally in recent weeks.

  • Visiting professor from Simmons College School of Social Work, Boston

    Posted on March 25, 2015

    Prof Hugo Kamya form the Simmons College School of Social Work in Boston, USA, visited our Department for a period of six weeks.

  • World Social Work Day

    Posted on March 24, 2015

    The Department of Social Work and Criminology recently commemorated World Social Work Day and highlighted their discipline’s contribution to society by organising a seminar on the University of Pretoria’s (UP) Hatfield Campus.

  • World Social Work Day

    Posted on March 17, 2015

    World Social Work Day is celebrated every year on the third Tuesday of March.

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