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News and events (Archive)

Outreach to PEN
Published by: Adrian Stelzer
Posted on 15 Apr 2014

On Thursday, 27 March 2014, Law House, the Faculty of Law's student body, participated in a community outreach to Sunnyside, Pretoria.

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Outreach report back
Published by: Adrian Stelzer
Posted on 15 Apr 2014

Law House Outreach adopting an old age home

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Law House "Pretty in Pink" social
-Published by: Adrian Stelzer
Posted on 15 Apr 2014

Spending a night out for breast cancer awareess

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Law Dinner 2013
Adrian Stelzer/Elzet Hurter
Posted on 28 Oct 2013

The Rautenbach Hall on campus was the destination of choice for the annual Law Dinner on 26 October 2013 - a ceremonious night where guests were swept away to an ambience of vintage romance.

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Law House rules!
Elzet Hurter
Posted on 10 Oct 2013

The Faculty of Law is proud to announce that last night Law House received the Faculty House of the Year Award, and to crown it all, another five awards. These awards are the Best First Year Programme, Best Professional Development Award, Best Academic Support Programme Award, Best Faculty Involvement Award and Campus Awareness Award.

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2013/14 Law House Exec takes over reigns
Elzet Hurter
Posted on 06 Sep 2013

The Faculty of Law wishes to congratulate and welcome the newly elected 2013/14 Law House Exco under the leadership of Chair Johanna Nashitati and Vice-chair Lungile Swandle.

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"Paint them a rainbow of hope"
Elzet Hurter
Posted on 06 Sep 2013

- Law House's 67 Minutes for Mandela Day

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“It is up to us to…”
Elzet Hurter
Posted on 06 Sep 2013

- 7th Annual Law Faculty Festival

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"The wheels on the party bus go round and round..."
Elzet Hurter
Posted on 06 Sep 2013

- Second last social event hosted by the 2012/13 Law House Exco

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Outreach to Kingdom Life Children’s Centre in Atteridgeville
Lawhouse
Posted on 17 Apr 2013

Law House had its first community outreach to Kingdom Life Children’s Centre in Atteridgeville. The Centre is a safe haven for 52 children, most of who are either teenagers from abusive homes, orphaned or neglected.

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Amictus and Indutus: ‘Io Trumpe!’– What a triumphant toga party!
Elzet Hurter
Posted on 02 Apr 2013

As you may all know or have heard (because we’re that awesome!), Law House’s First Year Social towards the end of induction week received the personal approval of goddess Victoria –‘because we had the best time ever!’

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The Law House Mamelodi Social is fast becoming a tradition on the Law House calender
Hlengiwe Mahlangu
Posted on 20 Mar 2013

For the past three years students have had the opportunity to visit an upbeat chill spot, Jack Bhudda, in Mamelodi.

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Hoops, books and toothbrushes
Elzet Hurter
Posted on 13 Nov 2012

Feedback received from the Founder of the ‘Someone Did Something Foundation’, Margaret Bisschoff, indicates that the fundraiser and ‘boksskud’ by the Law House Exco was a resounding success. Here is her feedback.

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Community Outreach
Elzet Hurter
Posted on 30 Oct 2012

Law House, in association with the “Someone Did Something Foundation”, are running a “Sweet Hearts, Sweet Christmas” campaign.

Law House is collecting money, sweets and toys to ensure a 'sweeter' Christmas for the disadvantaged children at “Hasie se Holte”.

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Masquerade for law students and staff
Elzet Hurter
Posted on 11 Sep 2012

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Crouch, touch, pause, engage!
Elzet Hurter
Posted on 30 Aug 2012

Regshuis Rugby het Dinsdagaand, 27 Augustus, in 'n naelbyt-semi-finaal van die Steinhoff Tuks Huisliga naelskraaps verloor teen Geelhout. Die eindfluitjie-telling was 9 - 10.

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TuksLaw Rugby through to semi-final
Elzet Hurter
Posted on 24 Aug 2012

TuksLaw Rugby is riding the wave of success...

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Law House's new Exco for 2012/13 announced
Elzet Hurter
Posted on 24 Aug 2012

There is a definite feeling of spring in the air. Changing seasons also signifies the election of new student body members to represent TuksLaw students.

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Environmental Law Seminar
Magda Birkholtz
Posted on 20 May 2012

On 4 May 2012, law students were afforded the opportunity to attend a seminar on Environmental Law, presented by Matthew Burnell, director at Bell Dewar.

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Seminar on PPP’s
Magda Birkholtz
Posted on 22 Apr 2012

On Friday, 20 April, law students and lectures were introduced to the world of PPP’s, Public Private Partnerships, by Lyle Cupido, senior associate in Projects and Infrastructure at DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyer.

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Faculty welcomes its First Year LLB, BCom Law and BA Law Students
Elzet Hurter
Posted on 31 Jan 2012

The Faculty of Law welcomed its First Year LLB, BCom Law and BA Law students on Saturday, 29 January 2012

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Tshwaraganang Outreach
Mary-Jean and Mzi
Posted on 01 Dec 2011

“We are one another’s strength”, this quote by T.B. Joshua illustrates how we spent our Friday afternoon on 21 October 2011... being one another’s strength

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Emo v Nerd Party
Magda Birkholtz
Posted on 01 Dec 2011

Will you turn "emo" this exam? Or will your "inner nerd" conquer?

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Movie Night under the stars
Doné van Heerden
Posted on 05 Oct 2011

On Thursday, 15 September, the newly elected 2011/12 Law House HKs arranged our first social. A Movie Night under the stars in the courtyard of the Faculty.

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HK Camp!
Magda Birkholtz
Posted on 05 Oct 2011

10 October 2011 marked the start of a weekend filled with, well, everything! Yes, it was time for HK-Camp and let's not forget South Africa was playing Wales in the Rugby World Cup. Let us start with all the the Iyobaliciousness:

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Soccer
Y Mashida
Posted on 01 Aug 2011

Rome was not built in a day... This is a famous adage generally used by people to describe the gradual process it takes to attain greatness. To attain greatness is never an easy exercise as it demands a lot of behind the scenes hard work; which is usually not shared by many, but only a few dedicated to a vision.

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Jack Budha
Sello
Posted on 28 Jul 2011

On 27 May a well planned and organised social took place in Mamelodi at the infamous Jack Budha. It was a pre-exam social intended to take the TuksLaw students to a different place, outside Hatfield, where most socials are normally held - and of course, to give them a good excuse to party and have fun with students from other Faculties, Universities, as well as friends who wished to join us.

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Netball
Mpilo
Posted on 28 Jul 2011

Law House embarked on a rather interesting journey this year and as a result the establishment of a NETBALL TEAM. It all seemed like it was going to be a huge challenge but turned out to be a walk in the park.

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The Ultimate Tournament
Y Mashida
Posted on 03 May 2011

The origin of soccer can be found in Ancient Greek, Persian and Viking history. The Ancient Greeks and the Roman used football games to sharpen warriors for battle. In South and Central America the game flourished; and eventually was adopted in Africa then South Africa and we made it our own...Ayoba!!!!!

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Ace prosecutor 'gives evidence'
Eben van Zyl
Posted on 11 Apr 2011

As law students and future lawyers, it is always important that we always see both sides of the coin. We tend to focus all our time and energy on theory, but the practical side is just as important. On the 28th and 29th of March 2011, the 3rd year LLB group had the privilege of having Advocate Z.J van Zyl S.C (Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions), as a guest lecturer on the topic of ?Law of Evidence?.

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Die dae van lekker stook, gaan op in rook
Leon van der Merwe
Posted on 11 Apr 2011

Kafeien, nikotien, adrenalien, enige van hierdie is olie in jou masjien!

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TuksLaw Moot and Debating Society
Law House
Posted on 11 Apr 2011

The TuksLaw Moot and Debating Society comprises of a group of law students who have participated in several international and domestic moot court competitions.

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Career Day
Eben van Zyl
Posted on 04 Apr 2011

On 12 March 2011 the Faculty of Law hosted its Annual Law Career Day. With a buzz of excitement law students gathered around the different exhibitions by most of the prestigious and prominent Gauteng law firms and institutions.

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Career guidance to prospective TuksLaw students
Law House
Posted on 04 Apr 2011

In our view, there is no one more capable of interacting with high school learners about the Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria than a final year LLB student. On three different occasions the HK-team accompanied the Faculty of Law to expos for learners.


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Law House makes a difference (Feeding our children)
Leon van der Merwe
Posted on 04 Apr 2011

Section 28(1)(c) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa clearly demonstrates that every child has the right to basic nutrition, shelter, basic health care, services and social services.
On the 3rd of March 2011, Law House had the wonderful opportunity of engaging with pupils at the Marokamo Primary School in Mamelodi.


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University of Pretoria, Faculty of Law Welcoming Day 2011
Sello
Posted on 01 Mar 2011

It was a nice and bright Saturday morning when a few but very enthusiastic and interested first year LLB, B-com and BA Law students were warmly welcomed to the large family of the university and more specifically into the diverse faculty of law by the Acting Dean, at the time and Faculty House amongst others.

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