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  • UP researchers host Tourism Futures Workshop

    Posted on October 25, 2018

    Tourism has been identified as a priority industry for job creation in South Africa, with President Cyril Ramaphosa emphasising its increasing importance to the South African economy.

  • UP makes Business and Economics debut on THE subject ranking

    Posted on October 18, 2018

    The University of Pretoria has made its debut on the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by subject for Business and Economics, which incorporates the subject areas of business and management, accounting and finance as well as economics and econometrics. The recently released...

  • Emeritus professor receives international lifetime achievement award

    Posted on August 31, 2018

    Emeritus Prof Ernie Heath, together with Prof Melville Saayman from North-West University, were the first-ever recipients of the Tourism Educators South Africa (TESA) Lifetime Award at the 7th Biennial International Tourism Studies Association (ITSA) & 2nd Tourism Educators South Africa...

  • EMS honours research and teaching excellence

    Posted on June 21, 2018

    Academic staff in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences were honoured for the excellence they achieved in teaching and learning, as well as research, at the prestigious annual EMS Awards Function, which was held on 6 June 2018.

  • Film tourism study makes news

    Posted on May 29, 2018

    Lecturers Charlene Herselman and Hannes Engelbrecht gave a presentation in Cape Town recently outlining the potential of film tourism for South Africa.

  • Enterprises UP continues their support of UP Campus Tours

    Posted on May 14, 2018

    Enterprises have been the proud sponsor of the UP Campus Tours initiative for 15 years, and hopefully for many more to come.

  • Germany meets South Africa in Ecotourism

    Posted on April 11, 2018

    Prof Wolfgang Strasdas from the Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development in Germany visited the honours class in Ecotourism at the University of Pretoria’s Hatfield Campus on 20 March 2018. As an expert in the field, he presented a noteworthy lecture on corporate social...

  • Travelling to a malaria area this December? – Your Malaria Buddy is here to help

    Posted on December 15, 2017

    The University of Pretoria Institute for Sustainable Malaria Control has launched a mobile application (app) focusing on informing people, mainly tourists, about malaria.

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