New Gauteng MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development visits the Faculty of Veterinary Science
Posted on 17 Jul 2009
The need for continued and effective collaboration, crucial aspects of food security, transformation of staff, awareness and recruitment of black students and community engagement were some of the issues that were raised during yesterday’s visit to the Faculty of Veterinary Science by the new MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development in Gauteng, Ms Nandi Mayathula-Khoza.
Week of milestones in appointment process of new Tuks VC
Posted on 16 Jul 2009
On Wednesday, 15 July, candidates short listed for the position of Vice-Chancellor and Principal at the University of Pretoria were given the opportunity to address a joint meeting of the University Council, Senate and the Institutional Forum.
“UP with SCIENCE” Winter Week
Posted on 07 Jul 2009
“The standard was exceptionally high; especially amongst learners experimenting with intricate fundamental theories in the disciplines of physics, biochemistry, mathematics, as well as those studying bats and various other science related disciplines.”
2009 a good vintage for TuksCanoeing
Posted on 05 Jul 2009
2009 has been remarkable in the way that three TuksCanoe athletes have dominated almost every aspect of flat water racing in South Africa, as well as effectively representing the core of Canoeing South Africa's international achievements thus far this year.
UP CA Students are tops once again!
Sonja van der Waldt
Posted on 01 Jul 2009
The results of the first part of the 2009 Qualifying Exam (QE 1) of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) were released on 26 June 2009 and once again the University of Pretoria achieved excellent results in this very challenging professional exam written by 3373 candidates.
Study Shows Furosemide Decreases Bleeding into Airways in Racehorses
Posted on 29 Jun 2009
Furosemide, used in the United States and Canada to treat bleeding into the airways in racehorses, decreases the frequency and severity of haemorrhage according to the results of a novel study. The study, conducted by the University of Pretoria in South Africa, Colorado State University, and the University of Melbourne, provides a foundation for racing authorities to make decisions regarding the use of this medication, which is the subject of heated debate and controversy around the world.