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Today is the last day to enter the USR Photo Competition. If you're a UP student or staff member, enter now and stand a chance to win a prize! Click here for more information:
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It’s Pride Week at UP! The UP community marched around the Hatfield campus this afternoon as part of the week’s events. The march aimed to raise awareness around issues faced by the LGBTIAQ+ community on campus.
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Did you know that UP has an after-hours bus service for students during the exam period? The Guardian Route bus service will run from 1 Nov – 1 Dec 2019. The service is free of charge and will cover Brooklyn, Hatfield, Hillcrest, Arcadia and Sunnyside:
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Mohale Motaung Oct 17
PRIDE March happening at The University of Pretoria today. Are you coming? I’ll be there. 🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍🌈🕺🏽🕺🏽🕺🏽
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Univ. of Pretoria Oct 16
UP Faculty of Health students embracing the THE UP WAY by participating in a three-day health drive at Malusi informal settlement, Pretoria West, where they helped provide basic healthcare to residents. Read:
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Univ. of Pretoria Oct 16
Congratulations to the newly inaugurated members who were elected in September! Read more:
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Univ. of Pretoria Oct 16
As we mark , UP researchers are hard at work on developing new ways of feeding 10 billion people by 2050. Aeroponics – growing plants in the air with no soil and little water – allows even people living in small flats to grow food. Read more:
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Univ. of Pretoria Oct 16
The at the University of Pretoria is launching a Briefing Note at the Campus today. The conversation focuses on how to align Agenda 2063 and the 2030 SDGs with the NDP’s cycle of development.
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Univ. of Pretoria Oct 16
DID YOU KNOW: Research suggests that eating smarter leads to better academic results. Click here to learn more about eating healthily on a budget this exam season:
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What is the role of 4IR in healthcare and the eradication of cancer? In this podcast of , Physiology Professor, Annie Joubert talks to about Precision Medicine and how will it impact our lives.
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Univ. of Pretoria Oct 15
CONCERN OVER WHALE NUMBERS: An aerial survey of southern right whales off the Cape coast by the Whale Unit at UP’s Mammal Research Institute has counted 200 whales in the area, the second-lowest figure since 1995. Read more:
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Univ. of Pretoria Oct 15
You are invited to the UP Expert Lecture Series presented by Prof Roger Deane, titled “Imaging Black Holes With An Earth-Sized Telescope” on 5 Nov, 16:30 for 17:30 at Senate Hall, Hatfield Campus, UP. RSVP by 29 Oct 2019. Booking is essential.
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Univ. of Pretoria Oct 15
Did someone make today matter and were they kind to you today? Let us know how it felt to be a recipient of a random act of kindness this !
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Univ. of Pretoria Oct 15
is your chance to do a random act of kindness for someone else. We can all share and make the world a better place. You could buy a coffee for a stranger, or share your class notes with a friend. Tell us how it felt to be a recipient of kindness!
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Univ. of Pretoria Oct 15
Staff and students were treated to a surprise today as we roll out what we hope will be a new tradition in THE UP WAY: to do a random act of kindness for someone else. Tag and let us know how you felt when you were paid kindness forward by someone else.
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Random Acts of Kindness campaign activation at the Onderstepoort campus this morning. Make someone feel happy today. Pass the forward. Even a small gesture like a smile can make a difference 😊 🔆
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EducationUP Oct 15
Random act of kindness by the Faculty of Education Deans Office coordinated by Dr Rakgadi Phatlane Transformation and Monitoring Manager, giving out food parcels to Faculty students. Nurturing dreams the UP Way.
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EducationUP Oct 15
Faculty of Education Dean Prof Chika Sehoole doing Random Acts of Kindness. The UP Way.
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Univ. of Pretoria Oct 15
Choose to be kind this Tuesday. Do a random act of kindness and pay it forward. Let’s create a more caring world together. Let us know how it feels to receive a random act of kindness to brighten your day:
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Univ. of Pretoria Oct 14
RESEARCH MATTERS: Food security is a major issue in Africa, and UP’s Prof Kwaku Gyebi Duodu wants to beat hunger by promoting the use of indigenous and locally available grains. Read more:
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