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.
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.
Tshwane, universities unite to boost service delivery
The capital city and its three universities explore innovative mechanisms to improve service delivery to residents.