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  • UP Business Incubator – Step onto the path of entrepreneurial success

    Posted on October 19, 2017

    The UP Business Incubator was established to provide free support services to potential and new entrepreneurs on campus. The service allows entrepreneurs to plan, start and grow their ideas into high-impact business ventures.

  • Free Entrepreneurship Programme supports budding entrepreneurs at UP

    Posted on October 10, 2017

    Join the entrepreneurship support ecosystem at UP at no charge. You have youth and time on your side and if you have entrepreneurial passion to boot you have much to gain by starting to utilise the system without delay.

  • Entrepreneurship 101

    Posted on September 19, 2017

    According to Prof Alex Antonites, Entrepreneurship is a skill that can be learnt, and all it takes to be a success is the ability to think strategically, achieving small goals in the beginning and having a long term outlook.

  • Now what? Problems graduates encounter in the workplace

    Posted on September 13, 2017

    Graduating from university and getting your first job are great achievements. However, the transition from student life to the life of a working professional should not be underestimated.

  • Effects of sexual harassment in the workplace

    Posted on September 12, 2017

    Sexual harassment in the workplace is a global phenomenon that has varying consequences and repercussions for victims.

  • Queer Spaces will change things at UP

    Posted on August 28, 2017

    David Ikpo writes about the creation of queer spaces at the University as part of the #SpeakOutUP campaign, which aims to encourage a non-sexist, non-discriminatory, working, living and study environment for UP staff and students.

  • Gaining confidence for job interviews

    Posted on August 21, 2017

    Employers are looking for qualities in their new hires that are seldom listed in the job advert. In a nutshell, they want to meet people who are self-directed and responsible. How will you demonstrate these skills during the interview?

  • Students, sex and drinking: beyond the hyperbole

    Posted on August 15, 2017

    Pierre Brouard, Deputy Director of the Centre for Sexualities, AIDS and Gender at the University of Pretoria, writes about the link between substance use and gender-based violence in the tertiary environment.

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