UP encourages the youth to explore the exciting world of the sciences
Posted on 11 Mar 2009
The University of Pretoria utilized the ScienceUnlimited platform to encourage thousands of high school learners to explore the exciting world of those who pursue Mathematics and Science beyond school level. This national event took place from 02 March 2009 – 06 March 2009 at the Tshwane Events Centre, Pretoria.
In demand - UP's Institute for Women's and Gender Studies workshop
Posted on 10 Mar 2009
The workshops for the project by the Institute for Women's and Gender Studies, Strengthening the Response of Faith-based Organisations to the HIV/AIDS Epidemic (conducted in 2008), were so successful that the Institute was approached by an international youth group to present a similar workshop from 3-4 March 2009.
Senior police managers complete an executive management training programme offered by the University of Pretoria
Posted on 09 Mar 2009
Twenty-two senior managers of the South African Police Services were awarded their certificates following completion of an Executive Public Management Development Programme offered by the University of Pretoria.
Boekenhout Joins the Fight Against Cancer
Nuno Costa Mousinho
Posted on 08 Mar 2009
Friday, 6 March 2009, marked an important day for Huis Boekenhout as we took part in the sixth national CANSA Shavathon. More than a 120 Boekenhout guys sprayed their hair blue to support this worthy cause!
Postgraduate student of the Department of Music wins overseas music competition
Prof Wim Viljoen
Posted on 03 Mar 2009
Ben Schoeman, an MMus (Performing Arts) student of Prof Joseph Stanford, won the first prize in the piano section of the prestigious Royal Overseas League Annual Music Competition in London on 24 February 2009.
Climate Justice Debated hosted at UP
Gerbie van Heerden
Posted on 03 Mar 2009
A high-level dialogue on Climate Justice was held at the University of Pretoria, jointly with the Global Humanitarian Forum, on Saturday, 28 February. Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, and via video-link, Global Humanitarian Forum President, Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General, interacted with more than 250 students and faculty during the debate.