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TuksNovation partners French institution to accelerate start-ups

The University of Pretoria expands its partnership with French-based Institut Mines-Télécom, to incubate technology start-ups.


A 2021 vision for cyber security

We can choose to use our experiences from 2020 to secure our organisations and future, or miss another opportunity to contribute to building a safer digital world.


University of Pretoria prof wins big science, tech prize

The African Academy of Sciences names professor Daniël Christiaan de Wet Swanepoel winner of the Obasanjo Prize, an honour for African scientists and innovators.


University of Pretoria opens Engineering 4.0 campus

Africa’s first Engineering 4.0 facility will focus on research projects conducted on South Africa’s smart transport, smart cities and smart infrastructure.

Sep 22, 2020

BI and analytics implementation success: Why context is king

To choose the most appropriate interventions to plan, resource, execute and achieve greater success with BI and analytics implementations, be context-sensitive.

Aug 20, 2020

SA education transforms with AWS

AWS, in collaboration with ITWeb, will explore trends and opportunities to drive transformation through cloud technology in a webinar, on 3 September.


UP alumni, postgraduate students launch digital school

University of Pretoria’s postgraduate students and Wits researchers develop Wingu Academy to support schools, tutoring centres and home-schoolers.


University of Pretoria, CSIR to accelerate smart cities initiatives

The partnership agreement will see the CSIR and University of Pretoria work on the development of SA’s smart transport and smart cities projects.

May 29, 2020

Lockdown diary: Adrian van Eeden, Gordon Institute of Business Science

The Gordon Institute of Business Science’s students had to overcome many e-learning challenges during the lockdown, says CIO Adrian van Eeden.


Student body, lecturers oppose e-learning approach, demand halt

University representatives put mounting pressure on government to delay e-learning, claiming the digital divide robs many students of a fair and equal learning opportunity.


University of Pretoria prof urges govt to improve Internet density

Professor Tawana Kupe says decision-makers need to be proactive, future-oriented and put in place a communications policy and the necessary regulatory frameworks.


Aspen donates tablet devices worth R2.4m to UP students

The pharmaceutical company donates 600 tablet devices to support students from the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Pretoria.

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