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Discussion with thought leaders
ALCRL
Posted on 26 Sep 2012

A discussion was held at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) with international thought leaders on corporate governance on Monday, 4 September 2012.

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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (1918 - 2013)
DUR
Posted on 06 Dec 2013

The Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria, Professor Cheryl de la Rey, on behalf of the University community, joins South Africa and the world in mourning the loss of Nelson Mandela.

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UP experts discuss education in SA on KykNET
Posted on 23 Jan 2014

Prof Irma Eloff, Dean of the Faculty of Education, and Prof Rika Joubert of the Department of Education Management and Policy Studies appeared on KykNET’s Dagbreek programme to discuss education in South Africa.

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Marli Venter appointed to lead Insurance and Actuarial Science
Martie Meyer
Posted on 23 Jan 2014

A seasoned and experienced actuary who also has an excellent academic record was appointed as the new Head of the Department of Insurance and Actuarial Science in the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, from January 2014. Prof Anton Ströh, Dean of the Faculty, was the Acting Head for the past twelve years.

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Liesel Ebersöhn new Secretary General of WERA
Posted on 22 Jan 2014

Prof Liesel Ebersöhn of the Department of Educational Psychology was elected as the new Secretary General of the World Education Research Association (WERA).

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Institute for Cellular and Molecular Medicine receives NRF grant
Marketing: Faculty of Health Sciences
Posted on 22 Jan 2014

Stem cell research is progressing rapidly and several exciting new therapeutic opportunities are emerging. In the Faculty of Health Sciences, a research group in the Institute for Cellular and Molecular Medicine, led by Professor Michael Pepper is working in the vanguard of this field and has been awarded funding for the purchase of a much-needed cell sorter.

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Learners moot their way from Tuks to The Hague
Elzet Hurter
Posted on 21 Jan 2014

Participants who have excelled in the 3rd National Schools Moot Court Competition, hosted by the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, have been invited to compete against their international counterparts in the 2014 High School Moot Court Competition at The Hague, Netherlands.

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HR students powering possibility in the South African workplace
Department of Human Resource Management
Posted on 21 Jan 2014

Madele Nelson, an Industrial Psychology master’s student emerged as one of the top three performers in Exxaro Resources’ Professionals-in-Training (PIT) programme for recent graduates. The company’s PIT programme serves as a “pipeline” through which young talent is recruited, trained and prepared for successful careers within Exxaro.

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UPdate 2014 Paediatric Conference
Prof Robin Green
Posted on 21 Jan 2014

The Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at the University of Pretoria would like to invite you to attend our latest UPdate in 2014. From the 28th February to 2 March we will be hosting our annual Continuing Medical Education meeting to address the latest issues facing Paediatricians in Private Practice in South Africa.

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New Deputy Dean appointed in Faculty of Education
Faculty of Education
Posted on 21 Jan 2014

Prof Max Braun has been appointed as the new Deputy Dean in the Faculty of Education.
Prof Braun was Head of Department of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, in the Faculty of Education at the University of Pretoria, since 2009. He has been acting as Deputy Dean since July 2013. Formerly, he was a Professor in the Department of Physics in the School of Physical Sciences, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, University of Pretoria.

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