The Tuks Cycling club is a club that gives University Of Pretoria students the chance to compete in the colours of Tuks. The main focus on the racing calendar is the USSA student championships, a mini road tour that takes place during the June/July holidays.There is also a mountainbike race at the championships that offers the riders who are up for the challenge a nice one day mountainbiking event.Tuks Cycling are the current defending champions after winning the yellow jersey through Willie Smit as well as the overall team classification at the 2013 championships. We encourage both male and female students to become part of this club and join in the fun, on and off the road.We are looking forward to growing the cycling club and hope to achieve yet another very successful year.
UP Professor awarded UNESCO-UNU Chair - 11/03/2014
Professor Lorenzo Fioramonti, associate professor in the department of Political Sciences and Director of the Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation at UP, has been appointed as Chair in Regional Integration, Migration and Free Movement of People by UNESCO in collaboration with the United Nations University.
Tuks Camerata gets high recognition - 07/03/2014
Michael Barrett, composer and conductor of the University of Pretoria’s 71-member Tuks Camerata student choir, has been paid the high compliment of having one of his works published by the biggest international distributor of choral music.
Research on the use of information and communication technologies - 27/02/2014
A pilot study was conducted by Prof Felicite Fairer-Wessels of the Tourism Management Division amongst selected non-profit visitor information centres (VIC) to determine whether the information managers have sufficient knowledge management capabilities in terms of tacit or explicit knowledge, the knowledge management information life cycle and knowledge management assets in terms of organisational processes.
UP shines at Solar Energy Conference - 03/02/2014
Lecturers and postgraduate students from UP made a valuable contribution to the Second South African Solar Energy Conference (SASEC), held in Port Elizabeth at the end of January 2014. The focus of the papers was on heat transfer aspects of heat exchanger equipment that contributes to making concentrating solar power (CSP) systems more effective.