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Golden Key International Honour Society

Golden Key is an internationally recognised, non-profit organization
affiliated with over 370 universities throughout Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, South Africa, India and the United States. 

Membership into Golden Key is by invitation only, to the top 15% of university students. Selection is based solely on the criteria of their academic achievements.

The Society’s mission is to enable members to realize their potential by connecting individual achievement with service and lifelong opportunity.
 

 

News

UP to collaborate on project to address hunger and undernutrition - 12/09/2014
The University of Pretoria (UP) will be one of the institutions collaborating in a series of projects representing the best ideas and strategies from around the world to address hunger and undernutrition in some of the world’s most unforgiving agricultural regions. The selected projects, which will be funded by the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sorghum and Millet, will contribute towards improving food security, household resilience and private-sector growth in Ethiopia, Senegal and Niger through the enhancement of production and value-added product development.
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Whistling a different tune - 12/09/2014
Study reveals Africa's Wild Bottlenose Dolphins use unique whistles to address each other.
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Dean of Education elected as Vice-Chair of SA Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns - 11/09/2014
Prof Irma Eloff was elected as the Vice-Chairperson of Die Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns at the recent meeting of the Council of the Akademie.
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Sedibeng Water Chair Launch - 11/09/2014
The Sedibeng Water Chair in Water Utilisation Engineering was launched at an event on September 9th.
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Sensory food science research that resonates in Africa - 11/09/2014
Prof Riëtte de Kock, from the Department of Food Science at the University of Pretoria (UP), delivered a plenary lecture, titled ‘Sensory food science research that resonates in Africa’, at the World Food Science and Technology Congress of the International Union for Food Science and Technology (IUFoST) held in Montreal, Canada, in August. In the lecture, Prof De Kock explained why sensory food science is critical for food security and economic development in the developing world, particularly in Africa.
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Tuks student wins prestigious music competition - 09/09/2014
During a prestigious event on Saturday, 6 September in the Musaion concert hall on the University of Pretoria (UP)’s Hatfield Campus, UP student Willem de Beer, was named the overall winner of the Afrikaanse Taal-en-Kultuurverening (ATKV)’s national instrumental classical music competition, ATKV-Muziq. Willem is a student of UP’s renowned piano teacher, Professor Joseph Stanford.
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New research theme for Humanities: The Child and the Story - 08/09/2014
In August, the new research theme of the Faculty of Humanities, ‘The Child and the Story’, was launched with Dr Molly Brown from the Department of English as Director. The Faculty's other five research themes are 'Improving the Welfare of Vulnerable Children', 'Peace and Conflict', 'Southern Modernities', 'Visual Technologies - Critical Encounters' and the 'Programme in Human Economy'.
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