MA Counselling student presents at the 2nd Global Conference: Sexual and Gendered Violence in Prague, Czech Republic
Deepesh Dayal, who is registered for the Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology attended the 2nd Global Conference: Sexual and Gendered Violence in Prague, Czech Republic in December 2019. At the conference Deepesh presented a paper entitled “South African Gay Indian Men’s Accounts of Sexual Microaggressions”. According to the conference... Read more
Notice to students regarding NSFAS private accommodation 2020 (UPDATED)
On 20 January 2020, a notice was published on the University of Pretoria (UP) website to inform students of the new NSFAS allowances for 2020. In line with instructions contained in a letter from the Director-General in the Department of Higher Education, Science and Technology (DHET) on 20 January... Read more
Future Africa Director Prof Cheikh Mbow leads UP delegation to Japan to drive Africa-Asia collaboration
A delegation from the University of Pretoria (UP) composed of the Director of Future Africa Professor Cheikh Mbow, Dr Farai Kapfudzaruwa (International Strategic Partnerships office) and Professor Masafumi Nagao (visiting Professor at Future Africa) visited Japan from 20-24 January to initiate and deepen existing partnerships with Japanese institutions. This... Read more
University of Pretoria’s Department of Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering ranked number one in South Africa
The University of Pretoria’s (UP) Department of Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering has been ranked number one in South Africa by the Minerals Education Trust Fund (METF) for 2019. The METF was established by the minerals and mining industry in South Africa, with a view to bolstering universities’ activities... Read more
TUT mourns passing of honorary doctor, Dr Richard Maponya
The Tshwane University of Technology Council and community mourns the passing of Dr Richard Maponya, revered businessman, property developer and who has often been referred to as “the godfather of black business”, who passed away on 6 January at the age of 99.  In September 2008, the University honoured... Read more
Prof Limo Rutto awarded the NRF rating
The Vaal University of Technology’s Associate Professor Limo Rutto has been awarded an NRF rating. According to the VUT’s research website; NRF Rated Researchers are the bright minds that empower and propel the research within a given institution and a particular industry or field. The VUT NRF researchers aren’t only... Read more
UJ solar distillation solution shines at awards
Global multinational networking and telecommunications company Ericsson is running its 2019 Ericsson Innovation Award competition and three University of Johannesburg (UJ) students showcased their innovative idea at the contest. The UJ team’s Life 2.0 project was selected as the top 15 globally out of the 2000 team projects that... Read more
UP-US forum on Africa’s digital economy
The University of Pretoria’s (UP) Future Africa campus, in partnership with the US Chamber of Commerce’s US-Africa Business Center and Microsoft, recently hosted a multi-partner forum on digital drivers that could grow Africa’s digital economy. The forum, themed “Digital Drivers: Enabling the Growth of Africa’s Digital Economy”, aimed “to... Read more
Seven UJ subjects recognised in Times Higher Education world university rankings
The Times Higher Education (THE) has recognised seven subjects of the University of Johannesburg (UJ) as among the top in the world in its latest World University Rankings by Subject results that were released on Wednesday, 06 November 2019.  THE is one of the leading provider of higher education... Read more
Healthy and motivated staff bring success
Motivated and happy staff are the force behind great universities says Wits Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Adam Habib. “Great universities around the world are not hard to build, what you require is great staff, great students and you need to give them some resources for them to do their... Read more