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Pretoria Veterinary Hospital Gets First MRI Scanner for Animals

The Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital (OVAH) of the University of Pretoria’s (UP) Faculty of Veterinary Science has acquired its first magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner. This means that the hospital now no longer has to make special arrangements with...

Top 4 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. A robotic assistant joins ICU teams in Steve Biko Academic Hospital, Vodafone Ghana and Invest for Africa partner to advance...

Robot Joins ICU Teams in Pretoria Hospital to Help with COVID-19 Patients

The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Pretoria (UP) and Steve Biko Academic Hospital have welcomed "Stevie", a mobile robot that will help improve the treatment of patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. This will be done through instant...

How the cloud is creating the classroom of the future

The cloud is transforming teaching and learning as we know it, while fast-tracking education improvement from primary school to university. It allows educators the ability to collaborate on content, share information and even asses projects. The University of Pretoria (UP)...

Huawei launches free 5G training for South African ICT students

Huawei South Africa has launched a free 5G training course for ICT postgraduates at two Gauteng universities, with plans to expand the programme across the country. The inaugural event kicked off at Wits University in Johannesburg and at the University...

IITPSA awards a University of Pretoria all-girls B Com Informatics project team

A team of final year BCom Informatics students at the University of Pretoria has won a Women in IT award sponsored by the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) for an outstanding final year project. The new IITPSA...

North-West University students take top-prize at 2019 MiWay 24-hour Hackathon

This past weekend saw 25 top Honours and final-year students from five leading Universities from around South Africa take part in the 24 hours hackathon to conceptualise, design and build an actuarial model. On 13 -14 April 2019, the students...

South African universities leverage Blackboard Learn in the Cloud

Blackboard has announced that the University of the Free State, the University of Johannesburg and the University of Pretoria are now leveraging the Software as a Service (SaaS) deployment of Blackboard Learn, the company's flagship Learning Management System (LMS). Thanks...

World’s first artificially conceived lion cubs born in South Africa

A lioness at the Ukutula Conservation Center and Biobank in South Africa’s North West province has given birth to two cubs conceived via non-surgical artificial insemination, using fresh semen from an adult male lion at the same facility, in...

South Africa takes 6th place in Global Robotics Olympics

A team of learners from Tshwane, mentored by the University of Pretoria’s (UP) MakerSpace centre and a group of UP engineering students, was placed sixth out of 180 teams from around the world participating in the annual FIRST Global...
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HKCERT Cyber Security Tips for Travelling

Vacation travel season is on its way, and while everyone is relaxing and taking a break, hackers don't rest....
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