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Celebrating 15 years of music therapy training at UP - 21/08/2014
From Department of Music

On Saturday 16 August the Music Therapy Unit of the Department of Music hosted a vibrant celebration to showcase the work of current students, past graduates and staff members. This event was held to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Music Therapy training at the University of Pretoria. The UP MMus (Music Therapy) training programme is the only masterís training programme of its kind on the African continent.

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Public seminar: Rethinking development - 20/08/2014
From Department of Political Sciences

GovInn, the Postgraduate School of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Human Economy Programme at the University of Pretoria invite you to attend the Rethinking Development Public Seminar Series presentation by Charles Eisenstein on 8 September.

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Jameson First Shot 2014 winner reflects on success - 20/08/2014
From Drama Department

Drama alumnus Henco J (Henco Jacobs) offers some thoughts on becoming a successful film director.

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Report-back: Global economic governance workshop - 19/08/2014
From Department of Political Sciences

The Department of Political Sciences, in cooperation with the South African Institute of International Affairs, hosted a two-week winter school on global economic governance on the UP campus from 4 to 15 August.

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Student perspective: A trip to the Azerbaijan, land of fire - 19/08/2014
From Department of Political Sciences

Ms Ella Abatan, a masterís student and assistant lecturer in the Department of Political Sciences, recently visited Azerbaijan as part of a 12-day cultural exchange.

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Spotlight on...

Meet our academics - 14/08/2014
Meet our two newly appointed Heads of Department, Prof Debby Bonnin and Prof Rada Tirvassen