Ford College Community challenge
Creating community empowerment, transformation and sustainability are the guiding principles of the Enactus Ford College Community Challenge (C3), with student-led projects recognised for their contributions at an annual awards ceremony held today in Johannesburg. The Ford C3 Challenge is a signature educational program of the Ford Motor Company Fund,... Read more
University applications for 2019 open
Have you decided where you want to study next year? Undergraduate applications for South African universities are open for 2019. Bear in mind application closing dates differ with each University, so make sure to apply before the deadline. Please note that  some universities also have different closing dates for... Read more
Can you spot fake news?
The Centre for Human Rights in the Faculty of Law, together with Amnesty International, hosted a training session in which students were exposed to the world of digital verification. The purpose of the training was to introduce online verification to a multi-disciplinary group of students. These students will become... Read more
UP to represent South Africa in Jessup International Moot Court Competition
The University of Pretoria (UP) has, for the 14th time, won the South African round of the Philip C Jessup International Moot Court Competition, held in Cape Town recently. After facing the universities of the Western Cape and Johannesburg, the UP team won the 59th edition of the competition... Read more
Application season is here!
Have you chosen where you want to study next year? Below we have listed all universities accepting undergraduates for 2018. Click on the links for application forms and more information about how to apply for the course that you are interested in. Make sure to take note of the... Read more
Which are SA’s top varsities?
South Africa’s top universities have been ranked by an international ranking system, Academic Performance (URAP), using six academic performance indicators. URAP says it uses an academic performance based ranking, where publications form the basis of the ranking methodology. Both the quality and quantity of publications and international research collaboration... Read more
UP researcher honoured at Commonwealth Science Conference
Osmond Mlonyeni, a doctoral student at the University of Pretoria (UP), was selected as one of the top three presenters at the student and postdoctoral session at the Commonwealth Science Conference, held in Singapore in June this year. Mlonyeni received a travel grant worth up to £6 000 (approximately R100 000)... Read more
UP’s legal eagle student scores dramatic racing win
The Idube karting circuit in the KZN Midlands was the scene of an historic triumph for women drivers on Saturday, July 8, 2017. Young Pretoria Law student Ivana Cetinich scored a dramatic win in Race Two of the fastest and most competitive karting class in kart racing. And she was followed... Read more
Enterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises UP) and ABSA have launched a training intervention, the Advanced Programme in Debt Review (piloted in 2016), with a group of 23 delegates in the banking and credit provider industries successfully completing their training earlier in 2017. Relevant to employees in the banks and... Read more
A number of students from the University of Pretoria (UP) attended the annual Sustainability Week hosted by the City of Tshwane at the CSIR Convention Centre from 13–18 June 2017. The objective of the week is to advance the green economy by creating platforms for African stakeholders from across... Read more