Tuks judoka heads for the London 2012 Olympics
Posted on 08 Feb 2012
Jacques van Zyl, a Tuks judoka sponsored by the High Performance Centre’s (hpc) Sport Science and Medical Unit has qualified for the 2012 Olympics in London. He currently trains at the hpc under the Bulgarian international coach, Nikola Filipov.
TuksGolf player Nobuhle Dlamini has great win in PE
Posted on 07 Feb 2012
TuksGolf player and former SA Match Play Champion, Nobuhle Dlamini, carded a six under par 140 to win the Eastern Cape Stroke Play Championship by seven strokes, beating Nicole Loesch and Boland junior Bianca Theron in Port Elizabeth on Sunday, 5 February.
Drama Department to perform 'Streetlights' at the State Theatre
Posted on 28 May 2012
The University of Pretoria's Drama Department was invited to perform with Napo Masheane (Village Gossip Productions) as part of the third anniversary of the Night of the Poets in the South African State Theatre on 30 May.
Caster Semenya, LJ van Zyl and Oscar Pistorius selected for SA team to African Senior Championships
Posted on 30 May 2012
Caster Semenya, LJ van Zyl and Oscar Pistorius, who are among the 20 Tuks athletes in the 76-member SA team, have been selected to represent South Africa at the CAA Africa Senior Championships in Porto Novo, Benin, from 27 June to 1 July 2012.
Office for Research Support established in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Prof Stella Nkomo
Posted on 29 May 2012
An Office for Research Support, under the authority of Prof Stella Nkomo, has been established in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences. The official opening of this new initiative took place on Monday, 21 May 2012.
AmaTuks: Vice-Chancellor on ‘momentous event’
Posted on 28 May 2012
The University of Pretoria had not been prepared for the overwhelming response to its senior football team’s promotion to the Premier Soccer League, said the UP Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Prof Cheryl de la Rey, on Wednesday at an AmaTuks tribute function.
Prof Millar published in prestigious journal
Posted on 24 May 2012
Prof Robert (Bob) Millar, Director of the Mammal Research Institute in the Department of Zoology and Entomology has not only published over 350 papers which have received over 10 000 citations but he also recently published two articles in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine which is ranked highest amongst all scientific journals, having an impact factor of 47.