Congratulations to Prof Julian Müller (Practical Theology), Prof Piet Venter (Old Testament Studies), and Prof Cas Wepener (Practical Theology), who each were awarded a National Research Foundation (NRF) grading of C2.
CIPS receives professional certification from SAQA
Department of Business Management
Posted on 16 Nov 2012
The Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) Africa recently received formal recognition by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) as the professional body for the procurement and supply profession in South Africa.
Prof Lourie Terblanche receives EAPA Member of the Year award
Liana le Roux
Posted on 16 Nov 2012
Prof Lourie Terblanche from our Department was recently awarded ‘EAPA Member of the Year’ at the Annual International Conference of the Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA) in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
South Africa has achieved liberation, but no equality yet – Reverend Jesse Jackson
Posted on 30 Apr 2013
The struggle for equality in South Africa is not yet over, says renowned American civil rights activist, Reverend Jesse Jackson. He warned the country not to celebrate the downfall of apartheid prematurely as it still has deep layers which need to be addressed.
Academics honoured at the University of Pretoria
Posted on 26 Apr 2013
The University of Pretoria paid tribute to its academics from various fields of study for their outstanding research endeavours. Thirty researchers were acknowledged for their commitment to quality education and research at this year’s Academic Achievers Awards held on 24 April 2013.
Malaria deaths show downturn
Posted on 25 Apr 2013
South Africa has made considerable progress in malaria control in the past decade, says Prof Tiaan de Jager, Director of the Centre for Sustainable Malaria Control at the University of Pretoria (UP). He spoke on the eve of World Malaria Day (25 April) and said South Africa plans to eradicate the spread of malaria within the country’s borders by 2018. This will, however, take hard work, time and above all, money.
Generating income for SANParks through tourism
Tourism Management Division
Posted on 24 Apr 2013
Drs Felicite Fairer Wessels and Anneli Douglas from the Tourism Management Division presented a research poster at the 11th Annual Savanna Science Networking Meeting, that was held in the Kruger National Park in March 2013.
The theme of the Savanna meeting was “Savanna ecosystems in times of change: advances in adaptive management, ecological understanding and social connectivity.”