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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.

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Dr Kirstie Rendall-Mkosi awarded the inaugural Jakes Gerwel Award in Public Health
Ronel Leyds
Posted on 17 Jan 2014

Dr Kirstie Rendall-Mkosi, a senior lecturer in the School of Health Systems and Public Health at the Faculty of Health Sciences, UP, is the proud recipient of the inaugural Jakes Gerwel Award in Public Health.

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Welcome to all UP students
DUR
Posted on 15 Jan 2014

Welcome to the University of Pretoria (UP), a leading South African university. You have succeeded in being selected from the over 40 000 students who applied for admission to Tuks, as we are popularly known.



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UP Vice-Chancellor appointed to Talloires Network steering committee
DUR
Posted on 13 Jan 2014

The Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria, Prof Cheryl de la Rey, has been appointed as one of the three new members of the Steering Committee of the Talloires Network, an international association of institutions committed to strengthening the civic roles and social responsibilities of higher education.

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Positive discourse needed around matric results
Posted on 13 Jan 2014

Prof Irma Eloff, Dean of the Faculty of Education at UP, is cautiously optimistic about the future of school education in South Africa. The 2013 matric pass rate of 78,2% was greeted with praise from some quarters, but with scepticism from others. In an interview on the SABC’s 24 hour news channel, after the announcement of the results, Prof Eloff said that this scepticism was healthy.


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Faculty of Law delivers another group of Master of laws in human rights graduates
Elzet Hurter/Carole Viljoen
Posted on 18 Dec 2013

The Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria congratulates its class of 2013 Master of Laws (LLM) in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa on graduating on International Human Rights Day, 10 December 2013. Twenty three students graduated from the programme obtaining their LLM degrees while another three students obtained their MPhil degrees. Another group of ten students obtained their LLM (International Human Rights Law and HIV in Africa) while a further two received their LLM (Multidisciplinary Human Rights).

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Tribute to Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
DUR
Posted on 13 Dec 2013

Our beloved Madiba, we thank you very much for what you did for us and for our country. Your struggle for justice, freedom and equality was an example, not only for all South Africans, but indeed for the whole world.

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Second group of clinical associates graduates from the University of Pretoria
Sanku Tsunke
Posted on 12 Dec 2013

On 9 December 2013, 62 Bachelor of Clinical Medical Practice (BCMP) graduates from the University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Health Sciences took part in their Declaration Ceremony. The graduates will now be deployed to the health services of the various provinces.

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Justice Johann van der Westhuizen, founding director of the centre for human rights receives an honorary doctorate from the University of Pretoria
Sanku Tsunke
Posted on 12 Dec 2013

Justice Johann van der Westhuizen, judge of the Constitutional Court and founding director of the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, on 10 December 2013, International Human Rights Day, received an honorary doctorate from the University of Pretoria

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University of Pretoria honours the legacy of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
Sanku Tsunke
Posted on 12 Dec 2013

The University of Pretoria joined the world in mourning the passing, on 5 December 2013, of the first democratically elected president of South Africa, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. On Wednesday, 11 December 2013, staff and students of the University attended a memorial service in the Musaion. Prof Wiseman Nkuhlu (Chancellor), Prof Cheryl de la Rey (Vice-Chancellor and Principal) and Mr Leo Haese (Chairperson of the Convocation) were also in attendance.

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