Two new UP buildings honoured in national property awards
The development of infrastructure at the University of Pretoria (UP) is first class. This was confirmed once again when two of the new buildings on the Hatfield Campus walked away with prestigious South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) Innovative Excellence Awards.
Official launch of the National Biodiversity and Business Network
The National Biodiversity and Business Network of South Africa was officially launched at the Gordon Institute of Business Sciences (GIBS) in Sandton on 15 May 2013.
The University of Pretoria was represented by Dr Claudious Chikozho and Ms Anesu Makina, both from Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership (ALCRL), as well as Prof Don Cowan from FABI.
I am pleased to inform you that I received many messages conveying positive feedback on the UP Open Day 2013. I was especially pleased about comments that the UP team of staff, students and volunteers was especially helpful and friendly.
My heartfelt appreciation to all who contributed to a positive experience for parents, prospective students, families, school principals and teachers. I encourage you to keep up the good work. Open Day is an important event for the University for attracting good students, and for broadly enhancing the reputation and status of the University.
World Kangaroo Mother Care Day celebrated by final year students
Staff and students from the Department of Communication Pathology at the University of Pretoria are involved in one of the most important evidence-based interventions for preterm and low birth weight babies in the world.
The final year students are participating in Kalafong Hospital as audiologists and speech-language therapists in this very effective neonatal method to care for preterm and low birth weight babies.
Open Day 2013: School learners encouraged to choose University of Pretoria
‘Making a choice to enrol at a university, and deciding which university to attend are the most important decisions any young person can make in their lifetime. Therefore, make a good decision: choose the University of Pretoria.’