News bites from issue 8
UP Students can be vaccinated at Prinshof Campus
Following the announcement by Premier Alan Winde on 20 August, everyone aged 18 and older can get vaccinated against COVID-19. UP students that are eligible to get vaccinated can get vaccinated at the UP internal vaccination site at Prinshof Campus. For more information, follow www.hsup.co.za.
UP’s Free Entrepreneurship Online Course
The University of Pretoria has made a free entrepreneurship online course available. Students can register for the course on ClickUP.
UP Alumni, Lalela Mswane, is a top 10 finalist for Miss South Africa 2021
Following the likes of Matshepo Sithole, Karishma Ramdev and Shudufhadzo Musida, another UP Alumni, Lalela Mswane, is one of the top ten finalists for Miss South Africa 2021.
UP’s Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital (OVAH) acquires MRI Scanner that is the strongest in Africa.
UP OVAH has acquired an MRI scanner that can scan the bodies of big animals such as big cats, great apes, large dogs, and horse’s necks. The scanner is a 1.5 Tesla unit which is the strongest unit in veterinary use anywhere in Africa.
UP Alumni make it to top 200 young South Africans in the Mail and Guardian
The University of Pretoria has congratulated its Alumni that have made it to the Top 200 Young South Africans in the Mail and Guardian. To name a few, the Alumni include, Raikane Seretlo, Lisette Oelofse, Kat Swanepoel, Martin Sitefane and Danisa Nkanyani.