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Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment & IT

Welcome to EBIT

The Faculty is a leading source of locally relevant and internationally competitive programmes in Engineering, the Built Environment and Information Technology, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. It attracts high-quality students and staff, and offers extended programmes to facilitate inclusiveness. It is well resourced in terms of teaching and research facilities, and houses several research institutes. The Faculty maintains close links with industry that supports both the teaching and research programmes. The multidisciplinary nature of the Faculty facilitates interaction across disciplines in both teaching and research activities.



Seasons Greetings - 11/11/2014
From Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Seasons Greetings and Best Wishes from the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

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Purpose driven - 30/10/2014
From Department of Mining Engineering

Miss SA Campus 2013 is from Kriel and believes that she can make a difference in her community. Mudinda Denga shares her love for her work at Hands of God Day Care Centre with Mariëtte Strydom

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Prof JJL du Plessis visited Loula Gold Mine in Mali - 17/10/2014
From Department of Mining Engineering

In October Prof JJL du Plessis visited Loula Gold Mine in Mali as part of the RandGold Resources Mining Graduate Training Program

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Students need to become ‘imagineers’, academic urges - 18/09/2014
From Department of Mining Engineering

JOHANNESBURG ( – University of Pretoria (UP) Department of Mining Engineering (DME) head Dr Ronny Webber-Youngman believes mining engineering students need to become “imagineers” and work on developing safer and more efficient mines of the future using virtual reality simulations for mine planning and design.

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Sedibeng Water and UP - 15/09/2014
From Department of Chemical Engineering

On 9 September 2014, UP’s Department of Chemical Engineering hosted the launch of the Sedibeng Water Chair in Water Utilisation Engineering. This is a research collaboration initiative between UP and Sedibeng Water. It was attended by key industry players and UP staff. Key addresses were delivered by UP’s Prof Roelf Sandenbergh, Prof Philip de Vaal, Prof Evans Chirwa and Mr R Takalani, Director: Corporate Services and Acting Chief Executive from Sedibeng Water.

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EBIT Weeks 2015 

  • First EBIT Week       : 29 March - 1 April 2015 

  • Second EBIT Week : 5 July - 8 July 2015

EBIT Faculty Day (Mini open day)

  • Friday, 24 April 2015

University of Pretoria's Open Day

  • Saturday, 23 May 2015

Spotlight on...

Dean's Merit List 2013 - 23/09/2014
Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment andInformation Technology's Merit list.