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Minister from Sudan visits the University of Pretoria
Posted on 28 Jun 2011

The University of Pretoria's Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Prof Cheryl de la Rey, hosted the Republic of Sudan's Minister of Animal Resources and Fisheries, His Excellency Dr Fisal Hassan Ibrahim, and his delegates during their visit to the University.

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World Class
Financial Mail
Posted on 27 Jun 2011

Africa may remain the main target of most schools' outward focus, but the rest of the world is also coming into their sights.

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TuksRugby : Stand up for the Champions
Posted on 27 Jun 2011

TuksRugby's women 7's team won the "Tournoi International Rugby A 7" in Reunion on Saturday, 25 June by betaing France 12-10 in the final.

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UP's Director of Library Services elected to represent South Africa and Africa in global cooperative.
Posted on 24 Jun 2011

An international panel that reviewed the University of Pretoria's (UP) Library earlier this year in its report described it as a national leader, innovator and resource of national importance. It is therefore quite apt that Mr Robert Moropa, the man at the helm of UP's Department of Library Services, was the only African to be elected as an alternate delegate representing the Online Computer Library Centre (OCLC) Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Regional Council which is one of three sub-regions comprising the Global Council of the OCLC for the period 2011 - 2014.The OCLC is a well-respected international cooperative that serves libraries and advocates on their behalf. A total of 175 university, governmental and public libraries in South Africa are members of the OCLC.



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Michelle Obama acknowledges GIBS student
GIBS news
Posted on 24 Jun 2011

Michelle Obama in her keynote address at Regina Mundi in Soweto this week, made a special mention of Gqibelo Dandala, a GIBS Social Entrepreneurship Certificate Programme graduate and current Nexus delegate

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Brown Bag Seminar: 'The role of the right to food in guiding agricultural development'
Thinah Moyo
Posted on 24 Jun 2011

You are invited to attend the Post Graduate School of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Public Policy and Governance Platform's Brown Bag seminar presentation on: "The role of the right to food in guiding agricultural development" by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, Olivier De Schutter.

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HIV and TB in the workplace
Zelda Coetzer
Posted on 23 Jun 2011

Date: Friday, 1 July 2011
Time: 08:00 to 09:00
Venue: Bophelo room (5.19)
HW Snyman North Building -

Presenter: Dr Muzimkhulu Zungu
Community Health Specialist
National Health Laboratory Service
CPD Accredited

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Lunar Eclipse Evening - Great Success
Johan Janse van Rensburg
Posted on 23 Jun 2011

The Department of Physics in collaboration with the Southern Africa Association for the Advancement of Science (S2A3) and the Sci-Enza hosted a very successful lunar eclipse viewing evening on 15 June 2011, which was attended by about 150 people.

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Comprehensive survey into residential adoption of solar water heating systems launched
Alberton Record
Posted on 23 Jun 2011

The most comprehensive survey to date in South Africa into the residential adoption of solar water heating systems by middle and high income earners has been launched by an honours student at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS).


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UP's Centre for Human Rights to host the Pretoria Civil Society consultation on UN Human Rights Treaty Reform
Posted on 22 Jun 2011

The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, together with the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa, is hosting a consultation of civil society organisations from around the world, to reflect on the strengthening of the UN human rights treaty bodies.

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