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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (1918 - 2013)
DUR
Posted on 06 Dec 2013

The Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria, Professor Cheryl de la Rey, on behalf of the University community, joins South Africa and the world in mourning the loss of Nelson Mandela.

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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.

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UP ARTS presents: TO MOTHER Ė a show with Magdalene Minnaar and Ockie Vermeulen, dedicated to Motherís 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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TuksRugby: UP-Tuks 1 on course for Varsity Cup campaign
Morris Gilbert
Posted on 24 Jan 2012

UP-Tuks 1 is still on course in its preparation for the 2012 Varsity Cup Competition after beating Central University of Technology (CUT) 32-20 on Friday (20 January).

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Special Orientation Programme for International Students (Newcomers)
International Office
Posted on 12 Dec 2011

The Client Service Centre (CSC), International Students Division (ISD) offers a special orientation programme for international students. The information and orientation programme will take place on 25 and 26 January 2012.


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TuksFM shines again at the 2014 MTN Radio Awards
TuksFM
Posted on 14 Apr 2014

The best of SA radio was honoured at the fifth annual MTN Radio Awards gala dinner at the Sandton Convention Centre on Saturday 12 April 2014. Tuks FM walked away with nine awards including the prestigious "Campus Station of the Year" award for the third consecutive year.

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Ticks help spread lumpy skin disease among cattle
DUR
Posted on 11 Apr 2014

Three bloodsucking hard tick species, commonly found in sub-Saharan Africa, are involved in the transmission of a debilitating livestock disease called lumpy skin disease to cattle herds across Africa.

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The University conferred an Honorary Doctorate to Prof Richard Lee Baskerville
DUR
Posted on 11 Apr 2014

Prof Baskerville congratulated all his fellow graduates at the ceremony and made special mention of those who graduated as the first people in their family to get a degree because he was also the first person in his family to go to university and get a degree. He told the graduates that "Getting a first degree is like opening up a bag of crisps, once you taste one, you want the whole bag." In his inspiring talk, he encouraged graduates to stand on the shoulders of giants and constantly seek new horizons and ways of looking at things.


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The University of Pretoria (UP) awards Chancellorís Medal to Dr FS Malan
DUR
Posted on 11 Apr 2014

The Chancellorís Medal is awarded for outstanding academic achievement and service beyond the academic environment.

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Ostriches arenít chokers Ė and canít taste a thing either
DUR
Posted on 10 Apr 2014

An ostrich canít taste a thing. Or wonít easily choke, for that matter, because of a pocket in its tongue. These are among the interesting findings that Dr Martina Crole has made while investigating the upper digestive tract of the worldís largest bird.

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