Imagine this headline in the future: “Nigeria's 2035 youth job boom sees an economic policy shift across Africa".

It’s the year 2035. Nigeria’s massive jobs surge has prompted other African governments to adopt its youth startup funding model. 

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Plant scientist hopes to keep the forestry industry alive

The year is 2033 and the world has finally stopped a tree-killing fungus wreaking havoc on the global forestry industry, all thanks to African scientists.

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Imagine a future where an African-led team of scientists announce the first HIV vaccine.

Imagine a future where an African-led team of scientists announce the first HIV vaccine.

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Progress 2019 of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Tshwane project

The Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Tshwane (BEST) project aims to measure the contribution to ecosystem functions and services by native plants in urban contexts. The native garden at Future Africa is one of two native patches that have been implemented on the project, the other being at the Javett Art Centre on Hatfield campus.

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ASLP fellows selected to Next Einstein Forum

The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) was launched in 2013 by the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) and aims to make Africa the global hub for science and technology.

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Women’s Month message from the VC and Principal

This month we celebrate all the achievements of all women staff and students who contribute to THE UP WAY and vision.  These women’s positive contribution to our society, through pursuing excellence in teaching, research, and innovation, is instrumental to UP.

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UP Consumer and Food Sciences Students Celebrate the Indigenous Ingredients Foraged on the Future Africa Campus

The Department of Consumer and Food Sciences at the University of Pretoria is hosting a special dinner to celebrate our indigenous food of which some of these ingredients will be foraged on their Future Africa Campus. DIANE DE BEER spoke to botanist and curator Jason Sampson as well as some of the other participants about this exciting concept.

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Dr. Mike van Graan

26 August

Humanities Writing Retreat

22 – 27 August

Humanities Writing Retreat

25 – 27 August

ACEIE Workshop

27 August


26 – 28 August

FA Strategic Events

28 August

Janine Scheepers

26 – 30 August

Geology Function

31 August

Women and Sport Foundation Conference

31 August – 01 September


28 August – 03 September

Education Workshop

02 – 04 September

NESO Conference

03 – 04 September

Prof Apostolides and Van Schoor Retirement

04 September

Retirement Function for Prof Jan and Zeno-BGM NAS. Informal,saxophone performance, speech and meal.

FA Strategic Events

04 September

AGRI Career Day

05 September