@uptuks - Twitter Profile Analysis

Analysis of 200 tweets by Univ. of Pretoria, from 12 May 2021 to 19 Jun 2021.

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Univ. of Pretoria

verified twitter profile @UPTuks

The University of Pretoria is one of the top research institutions in Africa. Related accounts: @TuksSport, @UPLibrary and @ResearchUP

14,176 tweets
1,168 favourites
5 tweets per day
2009 since
230 following
231 listed
Pretoria, South Africa location

Top Tweets by @uptuks

Univ. of Pretoria
STOP THE SPREAD: Remember that by preventing COVID-19 transmission, we’re breaking the chain of infections. Let’s show our love for our friends, colleagues, family members and community. #Wearamask #washyourhands #socialdistance #UPCares
19 Jun, 2021 - 08:30 AM UTC
Univ. of Pretoria
GLOBAL ALLIANCE: “UP has a passion for partnerships with US universities” – UP VC Prof Tawana Kupe during a webinar hosted by @CSIS & @HUCenterAfrica on encouraging US universities to open campuses in Africa, offer joint degrees & expand e-learning. More: https://t.co/nq9x2gYbim
18 Jun, 2021 - 04:30 PM UTC
Univ. of Pretoria
#UPYouthMonth: 18-year-old UP student from Ivory Park, Tshepiso Malema [@TshepisoMalema2], aims to instil hope in young people from less fortunate communities through his organisation [@tm_speaks]. More: https://t.co/CyoHdkjYym
18 Jun, 2021 - 08:30 AM UTC
Univ. of Pretoria
UP is collecting blankets to donate to 22 shelters, homeless people, & vulnerable students. Drop your donation in the container at 384 Festival Street, Hatfield, better known as Moja Gabedi, from 16 June (#YouthDay in SA) to the end of July. #UPCares
17 Jun, 2021 - 08:30 AM UTC
Univ. of Pretoria
#UPYouthMonth: 16 June 1976 should serve as a stark reminder of the power and agency of young people when they face a colossal threat to their future, such as South Africa is once again teetering on, writes UP postgraduate student Edwin Smith. More: https://t.co/1s27o9A1eN
16 Jun, 2021 - 04:30 PM UTC
Univ. of Pretoria
#UPYouthMonth: Walk4Access [@walk4access] is a student-led initiative that aims to raise awareness and funds to address the financial exclusion of students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Read more: https://t.co/jVmRMXt8NI
16 Jun, 2021 - 10:30 AM UTC
Univ. of Pretoria
"As young people who are reimagining the world & future that you envision for yourself and your communities, I encourage you to engage with me in broadening my own horizons to embrace the causes & concerns of your generation." – Prof Tawana Kupe: https://t.co/FY1ohDDP8j #YouthDay
16 Jun, 2021 - 04:30 AM UTC
Univ. of Pretoria
#UPYouthMonth: “We need to instil the mindset that youth can create jobs & employ people.” – Nokuthula Nyamweda of the UN Development Programme was part of a LeadUP discussion on how youth, businesses & government can turn the tide on youth unemployment: https://t.co/nYIKV7N9KG
15 Jun, 2021 - 04:30 PM UTC
Univ. of Pretoria
UP congratulates Gabi Ngcobo, who’s been appointed as Curatorial Director at the @JavettUP Art Centre. Ngcobo was recently included in @artnews' list of the 25 top curators shaping the art world today. Read more: https://t.co/feuO7uYZXD
15 Jun, 2021 - 04:30 AM UTC
Univ. of Pretoria
SUSTAINABILITY RESEARCH & INNOVATION: “Common wisdom considers innovation from the angle of technology and new ways of dealing with emerging challenges. To us innovation is also about bringing back neglected knowledge,” writes UP’s Prof Cheikh Mbow: https://t.co/TKyf8iGDT2
14 Jun, 2021 - 04:30 PM UTC
Univ. of Pretoria
STOP THE SPREAD: Social distancing makes it harder for the virus to be transmitted. Keep your distance to protect your friends, family members and colleagues. COVID-19 can have a life-long impact on someone’s health.
14 Jun, 2021 - 11:34 AM UTC
Univ. of Pretoria
Join UP VC and Principal Professor Tawana Kupe in conversation with @CSIS and @HowardU on the topic 'Strengthening US-Africa partnerships on education' on 14 June. More details: https://t.co/Oig6SIc4Cs
13 Jun, 2021 - 08:30 AM UTC
Univ. of Pretoria
Join UP VC and Principal Professor Tawana Kupe in conversation with @CSIS and @HowardU the topic 'Strengthening US-Africa partnerships on education' on 14 June. More details: https://t.co/FeORxG5H0A
12 Jun, 2021 - 12:30 PM UTC
Univ. of Pretoria
#UPYouthMouth: “This month remember that you're never too young to be at the forefront of a social movement that contributes towards positive change” – Anele Cebo, Chairperson of TULIP, on continuing the fight for equal, quality education for all. More: https://t.co/k38bFqXfFm
12 Jun, 2021 - 08:30 AM UTC
Univ. of Pretoria
ART FOR ALL: Renowned SA artist Angus Taylor has built two sculptures with the help of students and community members at UP community engagement project Moja Gabedi. “SA is my home & is where I want to give back to the community,” Taylor says. More: https://t.co/SfVhk2kIWo
11 Jun, 2021 - 04:30 PM UTC

Top Retweets by @uptuks

UP Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
#SustainableGastronomyDay on 18 June emphasises the need to focus the world’s attention on the important role of sustainable gastronomy and also reaffirms that all cultures and civilisations are contributors and crucial enablers of sustainable development https://t.co/J6nyMyuWZL
18 Jun, 2021 - 09:44 AM UTC
UP Library Services
In light of the stresses of exam season, our furry friends from TOP Dogs therapy dogs are back! 🐾 To book a virtual Meet & Greet session with one of these adorable pups, head to https://t.co/RJFKu4nQBb #UPLibrary #TherapyDogs
17 Jun, 2021 - 02:21 PM UTC
Ms Lerato Ndlovu- Student Representative Council President, University of Pretoria “The reasons leading to the issue of unemployment are nuanced. There needs to be increased incentivisation on the private sector to employ young people” @UP_SRC
17 Jun, 2021 - 09:50 AM UTC
Creative Feel
From an empty unofficial rubbish dumpsite, to a lush garden, with vegetables, trees & flowing canals, two new sculptures have been erected by Angus Taylor, students & community members at Moja Gabedi, @UPTuks' growing community engagement project 🔗 → https://t.co/mAQ3p8OpJW
16 Jun, 2021 - 04:15 PM UTC
Future Africa
@SRICongress Op-Ed by Prof Cheikh Mbow Director, #FutureAfrica #Sustainability science and #research: what does it mean for #Africa? Access it here: https://t.co/cxUW1nkjh1 via @uniworldnews Africa Edition #SRI2021 @cheikh_mbow @UPTuks https://t.co/5Mf6v6QF6z
15 Jun, 2021 - 09:43 AM UTC
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 📣 📣 📣 📣 📣 📣 📣 📣 The @CHR_HumanRights, @UPTuks @UPLawFaculty has extended the call for applications for the Master's degree in Sexual & Reproductive Rights in Africa #SRRA to 31 July 2021.
15 Jun, 2021 - 08:02 AM UTC
CSIS Africa Program
LIVE soon with @HowardU: Krista Johnson (@HUCenterAfrica) & @JDevermont are joined by panelists from @UPTuks, @AsstSecStateAF, & @ExperienceUSIU to discuss U.S.-Africa educational partnerships. Follow along via this thread ⬇️: https://t.co/Zq3mVeqzcs
14 Jun, 2021 - 01:50 PM UTC
Future Africa
@SRI2021 - world’s first transdisciplinary gathering in #Sustainability #Research #Acceleration #Innovation #Collaboration #Scholarship #FutureAfricaUP online event. Convening experts from #Africa on the #SRICongressPlatform 14 Jun 21. https://t.co/4btXPHbshU @UPTuks
14 Jun, 2021 - 12:53 PM UTC
UP End Malaria
Early career researchers in SA and the UK! APPLY NOW for the Climate Change Malaria Action (C2MA) workshop opportunity, from 19-21 July 2021. Hosted by @UPTuks and @LivUni. For info go to https://t.co/nCxOvHjGDF Deadline: 11 June 2021, 24:00 GMT+2 #malaria #ClimateAction #C2MA
01 Jun, 2021 - 12:43 PM UTC
#TuksRugby #ProudlyUP 6️⃣ finals 🏉 4⃣ titles won 🏆 Congratulations to the newly crowned #FNBVarsityCup champions, @UPTuks, under the headship and captaincy of Nico Luus and @saida12__, following a 34-27 win 🆚 UCT Ikeys in the final. #RugbyThatRocks #Elevate2Greatness 🌟💡
31 May, 2021 - 07:24 PM UTC
Varsity Cup
FULL TIME and the @TuksSport stripe generation hold off a late charge by the @ikeytigers to win the #FNBVarsityCup final 🏆! FNB UCT 27 - 34 FNB Tuks #RugbyThatRocks proudly brought to you by @FNBSA and @SteersSA
31 May, 2021 - 07:11 PM UTC
GIBS Business School
UP Vice-Chancellor Prof @tawanakupe recently hosted a dialogue with President Cyril Ramaphosa and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on manufacturing #vaccines in Africa #futureafrica #leadership Watch here: https://t.co/QFuUhaHJxh
31 May, 2021 - 07:55 AM UTC
South African Government
Presidents Ramaphosa and Macron received by @UPTuks Vice Chancellor, Tawana Kupe. The seminar is organised as an international call, as we prepare for the G7 and G20 summits to support the development of Africa’s capacity to manufacture #vaccines #FranceInSA
28 May, 2021 - 06:41 PM UTC
South African Government
President @CyrilRamaphosa and French President Emmanuel Macron arrive at @UPTuks Future Life Campus in Pretoria ahead of the Proposed High Level Seminar on the manufacturing of #vaccines in Africa #COVID19. #FranceInSA
28 May, 2021 - 06:13 PM UTC
DIRCO South Africa
Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the high-level dialogue on the future of vaccine manufacturing in Africa at the University of Pretoria, Tshwane https://t.co/buSP7bl6to
28 May, 2021 - 05:33 PM UTC



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63 Twitter Web App
41 TweetDeck
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9 - CHR_HumanRights
3 - UPnasagric
2 - KopanoRatele
2 - ShamsEssack
2 - francediplo_EN
2 - GovernmentZA
2 - FutureAfricaUP
1 - HeddaInSA
1 - laurasprechmann


64 - UPTuks
1 - Zwaks


5 - #UPGraduation2021
5 - #UPYouthMonth
4 - #NobelPrizeDialogue
4 - #LeadUP
4 - #YouthMonth
3 - #MondayMotivation
3 - #ProudlyUP
3 - #UPCares


6 - @FutureAfricaUP
3 - @EmmanuelMacron
3 - @CyrilRamaphosa
3 - @varsitycup
3 - @TuksSport
3 - @CSIS
2 - @UP_Ovuwa
2 - @HowardU
1 - @LUCIRLeiden