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Three new NRF ratings
Posted on 16 Nov 2012

Congratulations to Prof Julian Müller (Practical Theology), Prof Piet Venter (Old Testament Studies), and Prof Cas Wepener (Practical Theology), who each were awarded a National Research Foundation (NRF) grading of C2.

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CIPS receives professional certification from SAQA
Department of Business Management
Posted on 16 Nov 2012

The Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) Africa recently received formal recognition by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) as the professional body for the procurement and supply profession in South Africa.

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Prof Lourie Terblanche receives EAPA Member of the Year award
Liana le Roux
Posted on 16 Nov 2012

Prof Lourie Terblanche from our Department was recently awarded ‘EAPA Member of the Year’ at the Annual International Conference of the Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA) in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

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Animal Science student wins international scholarship
Martie Meyer
Posted on 01 Oct 2012

Nadia Swanepoel, a PhD student in the Department of Animal and Wildlife Sciences, was recently awarded a California Animal Nutrition Conference (CANC) scholarship.

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StatsSA: Presentation and Supercross Workshop
Felix liersch
Posted on 06 Oct 2011

The Institute for Women's and Gender Studies would like to cordially invite you to a presentation and workshop by Statistics South Africa.

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GIBS receives Diamond awards
Posted on 04 Oct 2011

This week GIBS received two Diamond awards from the publication, based on the results of their annual national survey on Accredited Business Schools offering the MBA/MBL degrees in South Africa.

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Lowering the value of MBAs will be detrimental to SA business and education says Nick Binedell
Posted on 03 Oct 2011

The MBA is well-established globally as a premier degree designed for business, which is accepted as not fitting neatly within the educational hierarchy.

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Remember not to forget...
Megan Ferguson
Posted on 30 Sep 2011

On Wednesday the 21st of September a group of Occupational Therapy students from the University of Pretoria, together with their lecturer, embarked on a journey to create awareness about Alzheimer's Disease.

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UP student leaders learn from business guru
Nicolize Mulder
Posted on 15 Aug 2013

Five student leaders from the University of Pretoria recently had the privilege to spend time with famous businessman, leader and author, Brand Pretorius.

Mr Pretorius has held numerous prominent leadership positions, including that of Managing Director and CEO of Toyota South Africa and the McCarthy group. His leadership is widely seen as having been instrumental in past success of both of these groups.

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Death knell for capital punishment in Africa
Prof Christof Heyns
Posted on 13 Aug 2013

The Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa in the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, recently hosted a meeting to draft an international protocol aimed at bringing an end to the death penalty in Africa.

The meeting was called by the Working Group on the Death Penalty of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, in collaboration with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extra-judicial, Summary and Arbitrary Executions, Prof Christof Heyns.

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