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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.

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Discussion with thought leaders
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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UP ARTS presents: TO MOTHER – a show with Magdalene Minnaar and Ockie Vermeulen, dedicated to Mother’s Day.
UP Arts
Posted on 03 May 2012

Music lovers in Pretoria environs can look forward to a delightfully fresh musical breeze on Sunday, 13 May at 15:00 in the Musaion on the Hatfield campus of the University of Pretoria.

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Tukkies student wins national essay competition on the ancient world
Posted on 24 Jan 2012

Mr Christian Straeuli, a University of Pretoria student in the Department of Ancient Languages has won the exclusive CASA Essay competition for 2011.

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Third World Human Rights Moot Court Competition 8 to 9 December 2011
Elzet Hurter
Posted on 12 Dec 2011

On 8 and 9 December 2011, the Third World Human Rights Moot Court Competition was hosted by the University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Law, with the support of the Regional Office for Southern Africa of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (ROSA).

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Former UP student elected as International Teacher of the Year in Helsinki
University of Helsinki
Posted on 21 Nov 2011

Dr. Michael Hewetson, a former UP student, has been elected the International Teacher of the Year at the University of Helsinki.

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University of Pretoria opens integrated Malaria Research Centre
Nicolize Mulder
Posted on 21 Nov 2011

The University of Pretoria (UP) today officially established itself as a national leader in the fight against malaria with the launch of its new Centre for Sustainable Malaria Control.

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UP Arts presents: Carols & Chords – a special Christmas programme by Ockie Vermeulen (organ) and Charl du Plessis (piano).
UP Arts
Posted on 18 Nov 2011

Ockie Vermeulen and Charl du Plessis are ushering in the Christmas season on 27 November with a unique performance in the Musaion on University of Pretoria’s Hatfield Campus.

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Prof Anneliese Goslin nominated as one of 100 most influential people in SA sport
Faculty / Fakulteit
Posted on 10 Jul 2013

Prof Anneliese Goslin has been nominated by the national Department of Sport and Recreation as one of the 100 most influential people in South African sport.

Prof Goslin serves on the executive committees of two international specialist societies: as Vice-president of the IAPESGW (International Association for Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women) and a council member of the authoritative ICSSPE (International Council for Sport Science and Physical Education). In addition, Prof Goslin has been appointed Chairperson of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on Recreation by South Africa’s Minister of Sport and Recreation.

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Cheetah and helicopters teach children about science
Martie Meyer
Posted on 09 Jul 2013

Although cheetahs are the fastest running animals on land, Byron the cheetah sat down very calm and allowed children to pat and to stroke him during his visit to Sci-Enza. His visit formed part of Sci-Enza’s popular Science-is-Fun holiday programme during the 2013 winter holiday for primary school learners.

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