Fourth World Human Rights Moot Court Competition held at UP
Gelaai op 10 Dec 2012
On 7 December 2012 the fourth World Moot Court Competition began with an exciting and eventful opening ceremony, in which participants expressed their diversity by dressing in their respective countriesí traditional costumes. Sixteen teams from the five UN regions were invited to attend the competition.
Call for Applications for the Global Economic Governance Capacity Building Workshop for Government Officials and Researchers
Gelaai op 06 Dec 2012
The International Development Law Unit, Centre for Human Rights, a key advocacy organisation for human rights in Africa, together with the South African Institute for International Affairs, leading foreign policy research institute on the African continent, invite government officials to apply for a capacity building workshop on: Global Economic Governance: A Focus on African Countries.
Launch of first African ICA/OSGeo laboratory
Gelaai op 24 Oct 2012
The Centre for Geoinformation Science (CGIS) celebrated the official launch of the first ICA/OSGeo Laboratory in Africa at the University of Pretoria on 5 October 2012. In addition to representatives from the University of Pretoria, the launch was attended by Prof. Elri Liebenberg, former vice-president of the ICA, and OSGeo board member, Jeff McKenna.
UP GIBS Masterful History
Gelaai op 17 Oct 2012
The University of Pretoria's (UP) business school is 12 years old in 2012. Or is it 63?
The Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), founded in 2000, has quickly earned a reputation as one of the world's top providers of executive education, and its MBA programmes are also gaining recognition. Its modern campus in the Johannesburg suburb of Illovo has just undergone another multimillion-rand upgrade
Jurisprudence participates in the Feast of the Clowns
Isolde de Villiers
Gelaai op 27 Sep 2012
The Feast of the Clowns has been part of the City of Tshwaneís calendar since 2000. What started out as a small street festival, has now established itself as the only annual festival in the inner city combining celebration and social justice.
Veterinary Science's Faculty Day highlights quality of research
Gelaai op 10 Sep 2012
The Faculty of Veterinary Science hosted its annual Faculty Day on Friday, 6 September 2012. Despite power interruptions caused by the weather, the successful day emphasised an increase in the quality and scope of research and produced many highlights.