Expert on self-determination theory visits Faculty of Education
Posted on 23 May 2012
Professor Christopher Niemiec from the University of Rochester, an established scholar and expert on self-determination theory, is visiting the Department of Educational Psychology between 22 and 28 May 2011.
'Fireside chat' with Mrs Mary Robinson
Norman Taku - Centre for Human Rights
Posted on 08 Aug 2012
The Centre for Human Rights feels both honoured and delighted to have been afforded the opportunity to host Mrs Robinson for a memorable “fireside chat” in the Sanctuary Room, overlooking the Eternal Flame at Freedom Park in Pretoria, on 7 August 2012.
Trevor Manuel urges engineers to plan for change
Posted on 06 Aug 2012
South Africa’s engineering community has an important role to play in the implementation of the change that is necessary to improve skills, upgrade infrastructure and enhance the nation’s innovative capacity. Addressing members of the University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology and the South African Academy of Engineering (SAAE) and invited guests on 1 August 2012, Minister Trevor Manuel, Minister in the Presidency for National Planning and Chairperson of the National Planning Commission (NPC), identified some of the challenges that need to be addressed to eliminate poverty and reduce inequality by 2030.
UP representative at the European Marketing Confederation Academic Group
Department of Marketing Management
Posted on 02 Aug 2012
Prof Yolanda Jordaan, a professor of Marketing in the Department of Marketing, has been chosen to represent the Services SETA at the European Marketing Confederation (EMC) Academic Group. She has been elected out of a number of nominations that was received.
Message from the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria
Posted on 02 Aug 2012
The Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria, Prof Cheryl De la Rey, is very proud of the Olympic Gold Medal won earlier today by Matthew Brittain, Lawrence Ndlovu, John Smith and James Thompson in their rowing event.
Leader5 hit the rails
Posted on 01 Aug 2012
Musician and videographer, Deon Meiring and Dr Willem Fourie, ethicist at the Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership (ALCRL), embarked on an inspirational train journey during June and July 2012. The project, called Leader5, was hosted by the ALCRL.