CGIS introduces new CE at UP courses
Centre for Geoinformation Science
Posted on 11 Jan 2012
The Centre for Geoinformation Science is introducing two new short courses in 2012; Spatial databases with PostGIS and Remote Sensing. These courses will complement the existing GIS courses presented by the centre: Introductory Geographic Information Systems, Advanced Geographic Information Systems, and GIS Standards. The CGIS short courses provide GIS professionals with the necessary theory and a practical experience in the specific topic.
TuksSport High School learners excel academically
Hettie de Villiers
Posted on 10 Jan 2012
If Grade 12 (or matric as most of us still refer to it) results could be translated into medals, the learners of TuksSport High would all be standing on the podium. The 100% pass rate achieved by the class of 2011 finally put an end to the myth that sportsmen and women are all brawn and no brains.
Ten farmers trained at Ga-Matlala village in Limpopo
Posted on 04 Jan 2012
During December 2011, the Chair in Primary Animal Health Care (PAHC) in the Faculty of Veterinary Science, Dr. Rebone Moerane, in collaboration with Afrivet personnel, participated in the training of farmers at Ga-Matlala
South African guest lecturer wins Best Teaching Award for 2010/2011
Sonja van der Waldt
Posted on 20 Dec 2011
Prof Ernie Heath, of the Department of Tourism Management, was a visiting professor at the International Graduate Centre of the Bremen University of Applied Sciences in Germany where he received the Best Teacher Award for 2010/2011.
Launch of the Forest Science Postgraduate Programme and SAFCOL Forest Chair
Posted on 19 Dec 2011
The Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Pretoria will be launching its fast growing Forest Science Postgraduate Programme on 17 January, 2011. The programme focuses on offering inter-departmental MSc and PhD degrees with the option of Forest Sciences.
UP Professor receives Prestigious African Union Award
Posted on 15 Dec 2011
The African Union (AU) today named Professor Etheresia (Resia) Pretorius from the Department of Physiology of the Faculty of Health Sciences as the Southern Region winner in the category Basic Science, Technology and Innovation.
A Miss South Africa from UP
Sonja van der Waldt
Posted on 14 Dec 2011
The crowning of Miss South Africa took place on Sunday, 11 December 2011 at the Sun City Superbowl and Melinda Bam, a final year BCom(Marketing Management) student in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences of the University of Pretoria, won the Miss South Africa crown.