Daily Archives: January 23, 2019

New YPO Global Leadership Survey Finds Young Business Leaders Overwhelmingly Believe Business Is a Force for Good

Ninety-three percent surveyed say business should have a positive impact on society DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — YPO, the premier global leadership organization for more than 27,000 chief executives, conducted a survey of its members in over 130 countries to get their thoughts on if the purpose of business is to have […]

Welcome Day 2019 – Important information for students, parents and guardians

All UP first-year students, parents and guardians are invited to Welcome Day on Saturday 26 January 2019 in the Rembrandt Hall on the UP Hillcrest Campus in South Street, Hatfield, Pretoria. Two identical sessions will be held, and you are invited to a…

IN MY OPINION: Lessons from Namibia on curbing the spread of foot and mouth disease

South Africa is in the middle of a severe outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease. Although it’s not harmful to humans, it causes mouth ulcers and foot lesions in hoofed animals such as cattle, goats and camels, making them lame.The disease can spread very …

Registration process going smoothly at UP

The online registration for first year and senior students at the University of Pretoria (UP) is off to a smooth start.By 15 January, approximately 4 800 first-year students and 14 700 senior students had registered. Currently the enrolment numbers hav…