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Public lecture: Dragging rights, queering publics: realness, self-fashioning and the Miss Gay Western Cape pageant

You are cordially invited to a public lecture by Bryce Lease, Senior Lecturer in Drama and Theatre at Royal Holloway, University of London. The lecture is entitled 'Dragging rights, queering publics: realness, self-fashioning and...

Hot birds in the hot seat

Prof Andrew McKechnie of the Department of Zoology and Entomology was recently awarded the South African Research Chair in Conservation Physiology. The Chair is hosted by the National Zoological Gardens of South Africa and co-hosted...

Listen up! You may have a hearing problem

What should South Africans do about Deaf Awareness Month this September? The answer is simple: Know your hearing status.

UP researcher receives African Union's Kwame Nkrumah Regional Award

Dr Celia Abolnik, Associate Professor and Research Chair for Poultry Health and Production in the Department of Production Animal Studies at the University of Pretoria, was named one of Africa's top five female scientists during the...

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The University of Pretoria is a multi-faculty research-intensive university with campuses in Pretoria, its surrounds, and in the country’s economic hub, Johannesburg. The University is conveniently situated in close proximity to government departments and major research entities in Pretoria, including the National Research Foundation (NRF) and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

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As we start the new academic year with classes resuming on 6 February 2017, we want to provide you with the necessary information to make your arrival on campus as smooth as possible. Please click on the 'Find out more' link below for important information regarding access to the Hatfield Campus.

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