A team of law students from the University of Pretoria was placed fifth overall in the recent 59th Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, hosted in Washington D.C. The Competition is the largest and most prestigious event in the world where law faculties measure their strength against each other. This year’s case was based on international arbitration law,...
The Campus Safety Support Services NPC hosted the launch of the Campus Safety Training Program at the Stellenbosch University Business School in Welgemoed, Cape Town recently. Various stakeholders including Campus Safety personnel and Student Affairs personnel from various institutions of higher learning attended the event. In his opening address Mr Bongani Mkongi MP, Deputy Minister of Police welcomed the initiative and...
The Student Housing Grading and Accreditation Council (SHGAC) has embarked on a recruitment drive for Grading Assessors interns for training and deployment for the grading of private student accommodation. The Grading Assessors Youth Learnership initiative is targeted at the creation of about 2,500 youth grading assessors who will complete a 12 months internship under the guidance and mentorship of the...
Student Times has partnered with the Campus Safety Support Services NPC towards the promotion of awareness of campus crimes especially in colleges and universities in South Africa. The Campus Crimes Watch initiative will seek to highlight the prevalence of campus crimes in colleges and universities across the country.  Student Times will launch a special social media campaign to invite students and...
A paraplegic man, Mr Thabang Malapela, graduated with a master’s degree in public administration in September at the University of Pretoria, and it is all thanks to his wife. Mr Malapela faced significant obstacles in obtaining this degree as he was involved in an accident in 2008 after the driver lost control of the vehicle, breaking his neck and backbone...
The University of Pretoria's Camerata Choir has won the Grand Prix of Nations Youth Choir Category at the prestigious international Grand Prix of Nations and 3rd European Choir Games 2017, which were held recently in Riga, Latvia. "We are very proud of the choir for representing the university in the most diverse way, performing in folklore as well as in...
The University of Pretoria is ranked in the top 300 in the world for arts and humanities, according to the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings, published today.  UP was placed in the 251-300 bracket worldwide for arts and humanities subjects, and in the 601 to 800 bracket for all subjects. This is the first time UP has been...
The Thuto Keya Rona Tutoring Institution in Soshanguve, Block H acts as a bridge for primary and secondary level learners to perform well at school by offering extra lessons. Thokozani Makena (25), tutor and founder of the tutoring program, saw a need to assist and contribute to the understanding and success of Soshanguve learners on their school subjects. The program...
The Department of Higher Education (DHET) has announced the rescheduling of certain August 2017 TVET College examination question papers. This is after the department has received evidence that the exam papers which were being written in the Report 190/1 Engineering Studies may have been compromised. The original exam month for the papers was set to be July 2017. The question...
The Department of Higher Education (DHET) has announced the rescheduling of certain August 2017 TVET College examination question papers. This is after the department has received evidence that the exam papers which were being written in the Report 190/1 Engineering Studies may have been compromised. The original exam month for the papers was set to be July 2017. The question...
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