Golden boy LJ clocks fastest time of year in 400 hurdles
Posted on 29 Jul 2009
Tuks’ golden boy in the 400 meter hurdles, LJ van Zyl looks set for a World Championships medal after clocking the best time this year at a international Grand Prix meeting in Monaco on Tuesday, 28 July.
University of Pretoria appoints new Vice-Chancellor and Principal
Posted on 27 Jul 2009
The University of Pretoria is pleased to announce that, at an extraordinary meeting held on Monday, 27 July 2009, the University Council resolved to appoint Dr Cheryl de la Rey as the University’s new Vice-Chancellor and Principal. This follows the resignation of Prof Calie Pistorius in March this year. The exact date on which Dr de la Rey will assume duty in her new position is still to be agreed with her.
Steyn makes it a triple
Posted on 24 Jul 2009
High Performance Centre Physiotherapist Andrea Steyn added a third major title to her repertoire on Saterday 18 July when she ran away with the SA Duathlon title, despite a niggling calf strain, to add to the SA Triathlon title and African Triathlon title she won in March and July respectively.
The University of Pretoria and the National Institute for Agricultural Technologies (INTA) of the Argentine Republic signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Pretoria on 16 July 2009 during a visit by Argentinian agriculture researchers to South Africa in July this year.
UP Drama Department, is producing the play "I Am A Camera" by John van Druten, on which the musical Cabaret was based. The production features Christopher Isherwood’s Berlin Diary of the 1930’s, and although not a musical, the action will be interspersed with music from that era.
The Council of the University of Pretoria, the Senate and the Institutional Forum recently bade farewell to the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria, Prof Calie Pistorius. He will be taking up the Vice-Chancellor position at Hull University in the UK. With him is Ms Futhi Mtoba, Chairperson of the Council.
Tuks and hpc well represented at World Swimming Champs
Posted on 21 Jul 2009
The World Swimming Championships started in Rome on Saturday 18 July, and as expected Tuks and the hpc are well represented in the South African Team with Roland Schoeman heading up that list. Included are also up and coming youngsters Darren Murray, Thabang Moeketsane and William Diering.