Welcome to the Department of Corporate Communication and Marketing
The Department of Corporate Communication and Marketing (CC&M) is responsible for the marketing of the University of Pretoria, as well as for internal and external communication with stakeholders in support of the University’s endeavours of becoming a world-class teaching and research tertiary institution.
The department creates and manages a comprehensive and integrated strategic marketing communications programme that includes:
function and event-management
internal communication strategies
production of promotional materials and university-wide publications
The University of Pretoria prides itself on its publicly recognised achievements pertaining to its various sporting fraternities. These achievements can be attributed to the University’s sporting facilities, which are of the highest quality among South African universities. To add to its quality achievements, the University of Pretoria, through TuksSport and the High Performance Centre (hpc), has now officially opened a golf training centre.
South African human rights law professor, Christof Heyns, will submit a widely anticipated report on Lethal Autonomous Robots (LARs) to the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council on 29 May 2013.
Prof Heyns, from the University of Pretoria (UP), was appointed as UN Special Rapporteur on extra-judicial, summary or arbitrary executions in 2010. During last year, he conducted worldwide research on the question whether states should be allowed to use LARs - weapons that, once deployed, can use lethal force without further human intervention - during war, or peace.
I am pleased to announce that Professor N Themba Mosia has been appointed as Vice-Principal: Student Affairs at the University of Pretoria. Prof Mosia will join the University on 1 July 2013. His portfolio will focus on all aspects of the quality of student life, aimed at providing students with a value-added holistic experience of student life in all its facets. The Departments of Student Affairs and of Residence Affairs and Accommodation will report to him.
Clr Kgosientso Ramokgopa, Executive Mayor of Tshwane, international academics and activists such as Susan George as well as prominent local voices like Prince Mashele, Mzuqisi Qobo and Andries Bezuidenhout are to take part in a week-long think tank on governance at the University of Pretoria (UP).
Speaking on TuksFM’s Bang Bang Breakfast Show, the University of Pretoria’s Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Prof Cheryl de la Rey, announced that the second Woolly Winter Campaign will be launched earlier in a bid to make it ‘bigger and better’ than the previous year’s effort.