Mamelodi learners experience AI workshop run by UP-PUA and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Posted on February 13, 2024
99 Mamelodi learners recently experienced an artificial intelligence pose-recognition workshop run by UP’s Pre-University Academy and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The workshop was aimed at promoting literacy in STEM subjects among local youth.
UP’s dedication to environmental sustainability delivers remarkable success
Posted on December 06, 2023
Sustainability specialist Ilze Ueckermann outlines how UP has been implementing sustainable practices with regard to water, electricity and waste management.
Sci-Enza’s mobile planetarium tour lights up interest at 17 Tshwane schools
Posted on November 15, 2023
A world of scientific wonder and space exploration – in their own school halls! That’s what 3,500 Tshwane learners experienced when Sci-Enza, UP’s science centre, took its new mobile planetarium on the road and set it up at 17 schools.
Opening of the Mamelodi Sensory Garden
Posted on November 06, 2023
A sensory STEM (science, technology, engineering and medicine) garden was recently officially opened at the University of Pretoria's Mamelodi Campus by Professor Themba Mosia, Interim UP Vice-Chancellor and Principal.
Tuks Children's Trust receives top honours from the South African Paediatric Association
Posted on September 28, 2023
The SA Paediatric Association has recognised the student-led Tuks Children's Trust as the best Care Bear organisation in 2023 as part of the Care Bear challenge, which promotes compassionate and sustainable projects in the paediatric community.
UP engineering students prepare learners for STEM careers through Tuks Robot School programme
Posted on August 24, 2023
Students from EBIT have been teaching learners from underprivileged township and rural schools about robotics, computer programming and sensor technology to increase interest in STEM careers and prepare them for the future world of work.
Student financial aid: A little can go a long way for SA’s missing middle students
Posted on July 10, 2023
A little really does go a long way – a once-off contribution of as little as R10 could make all the difference to a student in need. Please join us in making a difference on Giving Day.
Tiger Brands and UP young professionals help fight food insecurity among students
Posted on July 07, 2023
Young professionals from Tiger Brands and UP joined forces to pack food parcels for students in need. “We do know from studies that there is a correlation between hunger and academic performance,” said Tiger Brands’ Busisiwe Matontsi.