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Dean of Education amongst SA’s most influential women in business and government 2012
Posted on 30 Jul 2012

The Dean of the Faculty of Education, Prof Irma Eloff, is one of the top three Most Influential Women in Business and Government in South Africa in 2012 – in the Education category.

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Latest PULP publication on Intellectual Property in Africa
Yolanda Booyzen
Posted on 19 Jun 2012

The latest publication from the Pretoria University law Press is the Adams & Adams Practical Guide to
Intellectual Property in Africa. Download your free copy now!

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Open Day for prospective students at the University of Pretoria
Sanku Tsunke
Posted on 24 May 2012

Learners from various high schools in and around Pretoria had the opportunity to visit the University of Pretoria’s campuses on its Open Day held on 19 May 2012.

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Invitation: The annual Helen Kanzira Memorial lecture to be presented by Ms Navi Pillay
Yolanda Booyzen
Posted on 24 Apr 2012

The annual Helen Kanzira Memorial lecture on women’s reproductive health rights will be presented by Ms Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

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Dr Reuel Khoza speaks on leadership
Posted on 02 Apr 2012

According to DR Reuel Khoza, author of the book Attuned Leadership, who spoke at last week’s GIBS Forum, ”powerful leaders don’t lead from the top, but consult the people around them before they make decisions”.

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New Poultry Disease Management Agency (PDMA) and UP Research Poultry Chair launched in the Faculty of Veterinary Science
Posted on 13 Jun 2013

The new PDMA-UP Poultry Research Chair in the Faculty of Veterinary Science was recently launched by the Faculty and the South African Poultry Association (SAPA). This exciting collaborative partnership aims among other things, at conducting research on poultry diseases that have an impact on our economy.

The first incumbent of this Chair, Prof Celia Abolnik, who was recently appointed by the Production Animal Studies Department, will be conducting research projects in conjunction with the Poultry Disease Management Agency (PDMA), the government as well as other relevant stakeholders.

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Theatre highlights: Chasing and As Night Falls
Chris Broodryk
Posted on 11 Jun 2013

There are performances of the shows Chasing (based on the life of Ingrid Jonker) and As Night Falls (based on the life of Helen Martins) at the Masker Theatre at the University of Pretoria.

These shows are collaborations between the Drama Department and Matchbox Theatre Collective and both shows are choreographed by Nicola Haskins. Make sure you don't miss these shows before they head to perform at Smithfield and at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. As Night falls won a Standard Bank Ovation Award in 2011.

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Marketing honours students impress Newsclip
Department of Marketing Management
Posted on 10 Jun 2013

Part of the BComHons (Marketing Management) programme is to equip students with practical skills that they will need as young marketers in the industry. In order to meet this goal, the Department of Marketing Management partnered with Newsclip.

The partnership enabled students to conduct media monitoring in the print, broadcast, online and social media environments, by utilising the various Newsclip delivery and media platforms available.

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Multi-pronged response required to curb Xenophobia in South Africa
Centre for Human Rights
Posted on 07 Jun 2013

The Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, expresses its concern over the most recent upsurge in xenophobic violence across South Africa. This comes in the wake of reports on the attacks on, and killings of, Somalian nationals in Diepsloot, Gauteng, and outside Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.

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UP Arts presents: The Real Group
UP Arts/UP Kunste
Posted on 02 Feb 2012

The Real Group is a professional a cappella ensemble from Sweden, who have been constantly developing and renewing their style since their formation 27 years ago. The Real Group is one of the leading forces in the world of vocal music today.

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