University of Pretoria Logo
English |  Afrikaans |    
  

News & Events (Archive)

Jurisprudence participates in the Feast of the Clowns
Isolde de Villiers
Posted on 27 Sep 2012

The Feast of the Clowns has been part of the City of Tshwane’s calendar since 2000. What started out as a small street festival, has now established itself as the only annual festival in the inner city combining celebration and social justice.

[Read More]

One of South Africa’s 30 wonder women
Department of Human Resource Management
Posted on 26 Sep 2012

Prof Shirley Zinn, an extraordinary professor in the Department of Human Resource Management, has been designated as one of South Africa’s 30 wonder women by the Wits Business School Journal.

[Read More]

Drama researchers interrogate masculinity
Chris Broodryk
Posted on 26 Sep 2012

At the conference "Work/Force: South African masculinities in the media" (13-14 September 2012, Stellenbosch), two Drama lecturers and one postgraduate student delivered papers on various aspects of masculinity.

[Read More]

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.

[Read More]

Research on the tax burden of individual taxpayers – a worldwide first
Department of Taxation
Posted on 26 Sep 2012

Theuns Steyn of the Department of Taxation presented a paper at the Tax Research Network 2012 Conference in London during September 2012 with the title “Developing a conceptual framework for evaluating the tax burden of individual taxpayers in South Africa”.

[Read More]

Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training unveils infrastructure expansions at University of Pretoria
Sanku Tsunke
Posted on 12 Sep 2013

Prof Cheryl de la Rey, the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria, together with Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training Mduduzi Manana, turned the sod for the start of a number of construction projects to expand infrastructure at the University’s Faculties of Health Sciences and Veterinary Sciences. These infrastructure extensions were made possible by the grant from the Department of Higher Education and Training’s National Skills Fund, and will enable an increase of the student intake in both the above faculties.

[Read More]

Opinion piece: September is Deaf Awareness Month in South Africa
Sanku Tsunke
Posted on 12 Sep 2013

Helen Keller said deafness is a worse misfortune than blindness because blindness separates us from things whilst deafness separates us from people. Deafness is not a loss of life but the loss of access to life through the natural means of hearing as the key to communication.

Loss of hearing is classified across degrees of severity and across the frequencies (pitch) of the sounds humans can hear. Deafness commonly refers to the severe and profound degrees of hearing loss but any degree of loss is bound to cause some form of disability.

[Read More]

Faculty of Veterinary Science hosts another successful Faculty Day
CvB
Posted on 12 Sep 2013

The Faculty of Veterinary Science recently hosted its annual Faculty Day, an event that provides its researchers an opportunity to present the results of their work and share it with colleagues and peers. A total of 18 oral and 13 poster presentations were on this year’s programme.

The prestigious Sir Arnold Theiler Memorial Lecture was delivered by Prof Marian C Horzinek, Professor Emeritus of Virology and Viral Diseases of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University and former Director of the Graduate School of Animal Health, Utrecht University.

[Read More]

University of Pretoria rated as one of world's top 500 universities
Nicolize Mulder
Posted on 10 Sep 2013

The University of Pretoria (UP) is among the top 500 universities in the world and one of the big five in South Africa.

Academic peers globally consider UP to be among the top 310 institutions, delivering education and research while the job market places UP at number 311 in producing the best graduates.

[Read More]

Theology professors rated
Faculty / Fakulteit
Posted on 09 Sep 2013

The Faculty of Theology is elated by the exceptional achievement of six of its professors, whose recent applications with the National Research Foundation (NRF) have been successful. The Faculty now boasts fifteen NRF-rated researchers.

The newly rated professors are Johann Meylahn, Yolanda Dreyer, Ernest van Eck, Graham Duncan, Kobus Kok and Alphonso Groenewald.

[Read More]

 
 
« Back... 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 ...Next »
 
«Back to the current news