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2019 Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences Official start of the academic year for first-year students Amptelike begin van die akademiese jaar vir eerstejaarstudente Kamogelo semmuĹĄo ya baithuti ba pele ya ngwaga wa thuto


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Orientation programme and official start of the academic year for first-year students

2019

Message from the Dean: Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

Welcome to the University of Pretoria, a leading research-intensive university in Africa. Congratulations on your excellent matric results and your wise decision to join the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, the largest and most diverse faculty of its kind in South Africa. This is a faculty where you can fulfil your dreams, explore new ideas and discover that science is fun. Be at the cutting edge of science and think beyond the normal boundaries in this century of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). Here you can pursue careers ranging from the proverbial A to Z: from an actuary to a zoologist; from a forensic scientist to a meteorologist; from a teacher to a professor. Mathematics, culinary science, physics – the sky is the limit… The Faculty has substantial research capabilities, underpinned by a pool

of excellent researchers, top-class research institutes and centres, and a well-established international collaboration network. Our research focuses, among others, on solving grand challenges related to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) such as no poverty, zero hunger, good health and wellbeing, quality education, and clean water and sanitation. We use innovative teaching practices and new technologies to convey knowledge. We prepare dynamic and innovative graduates for a wide variety of disciplines. Our Faculty’s degrees are internationally recognised. Once you graduate here, you will have had access to programmes that allow you to be ready for the workplace or able to start your own business and contribute to the economy by job creation.

I am confident that you will find your experience to be a remarkably rewarding one. The FLY@UP campaign (“The Finish Line is Yours”) aims to help you graduate on time. We put everything in place to enable you to succeed. My advice to you: Work hard, continuously and do not hesitate to utilise all the available development and support opportunities so that you can realise your full potential. We look forward to your contribution to our dynamic academic community.

Prof Jean Lubuma Dean: Natural and Agricultural Sciences


First lecture experience AS PER TIMETABLE Prof C Theron Prof J van den Berg

08:00–10:00

08:30–10:00

08:00–10:00

09:30–11:00 Faculty matters ACCORDING TO PROGRAMMES Prof C Theron Prof J van den Berg

11:30–12:30

FLY@UP workshop CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING LOUW HALL (1-2) Mr M Mmadi

FSA services and academic support CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING LOUW HALL (1-2) Mr M Mmadi

Piazza walk – student life and campus tour PIAZZA

10:30–12:30

Mathematics support session COMPULSORY FOR ALL WTW114 STUDENTS CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING LOUW HALL (1-2) Dr H Wiggins

10:30–12:30

11:30–12:30

10:30–11:30

TRANSITIONS@UP Mentoring, work readiness, learning communities and NATHouse representatives CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING LOUW HALL (1-2)

Lunch

14:00–16:00

Library session CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING LOUW HALL (1-2)

Security CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING LOUW HALL (1-2)

TECHNOLOGY@UP Using social media, UP mode of delivery, UPO and STARS CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING LOUW HALL (1-2)

13:30–14:30

13:30–14:30

13:00–13:30

AIM session TECHNICAL SERVICES BUILDING Ms C van Zyl

Piazza walk – student life and campus tour PIAZZA

Online registration INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BUILDING INFORMATORIUM REB LABORATORY Faculty Administration

14:30–16:30

SUPPORT@UP Counselling, health services and disability CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING LOUW HALL (1-2)

14:30–15:30

FOR VENUE LOCATIONS, PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE MAP OF THE UNIVERSITY AT http://www.up.ac.za/about-up/article/258171/maps-directions OR USE GOOGLE MAPS.

AIM – Academic Information Management | FLY – The Finish Line is Yours | STARS – Student Academic Readiness Survey | UPO – University Preparation and Orientation (online) | FSA – Faculty Student Advisor

Module changes: Students will also be able to do module changes through ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Last date for module changes: 16 February 2019.

Assistance with online registration takes place only during the scheduled time slots as indicated in the table and will be done via ‘Self Service’ in the laboratories. Technical support will be available in the laboratory for students who experience technical problems with the registration process.

AVOID LONG QUEUES: Register yourself through ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Technical support will not be available for students between 19:00 in the evenings and 07:00 in the mornings. Student’s proof of registration will be emailed to them immediately upon completion of the registration process.

Thursday 2019-01-31

Wednesday 2019-01-30

Tuesday 2019-01-29

Presentation by professionals CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING LOUW HALL (1-2) Prof J van den Berg

Mathematics readiness test COMPULSORY FOR ALL WTW114 STUDENTS CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING LOUW HALL (1-2) Dr H Wiggins

Monday 2019-01-28

09:15–09:30 Information session CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING LOUW HALL (1-2) Prof J van den Berg

08:30–09:15

Dean’s welcome CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING LOUW HALL (1-2) Prof J Lubuma

08:00–08:30

Prof J van den Berg and Prof C Theron

Group leaders:

Students assemble outside CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING

BSc (Mathematical and Physical Sciences)

GROUP 14:

Break

FACULTY OF NATURAL AND AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES

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First lecture experience OLD AGRICULTURE BUILDING ROOM 3-11 Dr S Donoghue

08:00–10:00

Social activity OLD AGRICULTURE BUILDING ROOM 3-11 Dr S Donoghue

09:00–10:00

09:00–10:00

Academic orientation OLD AGRICULTURE BUILDING ROOM 3-11 Dr S Donoghue

08:00–09:00

Presentation by a professional OLD AGRICULTURE BUILDING ROOM 3-11 Dr S Donoghue

12:00–13:00

TECHNOLOGY@UP Using social media, UP mode of delivery, UPO and STARS OLD AGRICULTURE BUILDING ROOM 3-11

TRANSITIONS@UP Mentoring, work readiness, learning communities and NATHouse representatives OLD AGRICULTURE BUILDING ROOM 3-11

Online registration INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BUILDING INFORMATORIUM REB LABORATORY Faculty Administration

10:30–12:03

11:30–12:30

10:30–11:30

AIM session TECHNICAL SERVICES BUILDING Ms C van Zyl

10:30–12:30

Dean’s welcome OLD AGRICULTURE BUILDING ROOM 3-11 Prof J Lubuma

Lunch

Break

13:30–14:30

SUPPORT@UP Counselling, health services and disability OLD AGRICULTURE BUILDING ROOM 3-11

13:30–14:30

Security OLD AGRICULTURE BUILDING ROOM 3-11

13:00–13:30

FLY@UP workshop OLD AGRICULTURE BUILDING ROOM 3-11 Mr M Mmadi

14:30–15:30

Library session OLD AGRICULTURE BUILDING ROOM 3-11

14:30–15:30

Piazza walk – student life and campus tour PIAZZA

14:30–15:30

FSA services and academic support OLD AGRICULTURE BUILDING ROOM 3-11 Mr M Mmadi

FOR VENUE LOCATIONS, PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE MAP OF THE UNIVERSITY AT http://www.up.ac.za/about-up/article/258171/maps-directions OR USE GOOGLE MAPS.

AIM – Academic Information Management | FLY – The Finish Line is Yours | STARS – Student Academic Readiness Survey | UPO – University Preparation and Orientation (online) | FSA – Faculty Student Advisor

Module changes: Students will also be able to do module changes through ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Last date for module changes: 16 February 2019.

Assistance with online registration takes place only during the scheduled time slots as indicated in the table and will be done via ‘Self Service’ in the laboratories. Technical support will be available in the laboratory for students who experience technical problems with the registration process.

AVOID LONG QUEUES: Register yourself through ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Technical support will not be available for students between 19:00 in the evenings and 07:00 in the mornings. Student’s proof of registration will be emailed to them immediately upon completion of the registration process.

Thursday 2019-01-31

Wednesday 2019-01-30

Tuesday 2019-01-29

Monday 2019-01-28

09:00–11:30

Faculty matters OLD AGRICULTURE BUILDING ROOM 3-11 Dr S Donoghue

08:30–09:00

Dr S Donoghue

Group leader:

Students assemble outside OLD AGRICULTURE BUILDING

Consumer Science

GROUP 15:

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09:00–10:00

ALL BSC (CULINARY: NUTRITION AND FOOD SCIENCE) STUDENTS ONLY Social activity OLD AGRICULTURE BUILDING ROOM 3-11

09:00–10:00

FSA services and academic support CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING ROOS HALL (3-2) Ms E Gerryts

08:00–10:00

First lecture experience THUTO BUILDING ROOM 1-1 Prof SN Venter Dr P de Waal

Presentation by professionals CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING ROOS HALL (3-2) Prof SN Venter

08:00–10:00

TRANSITIONS@UP Mentoring, work readiness, learning communities and NATHouse representatives CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING ROOS HALL (3-2)

08:00–09:00

FLY@UP workshop CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING ROOS HALL (3-2) Ms E Gerryts

Students assemble outside CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING

10:30–11:00

Online registration INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BUILDING INFORMATORIUM REB LABORATORY Faculty Administration

10:30–12:30

Learning strategies for gateway courses THUTO BUILDING ROOM 1-1 Prof M Potgieter

11:00–12:30

Library session CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING ROOS HALL (3-2)

11:30–12:30

Presentations from Veterinary Science CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING MULLER HALL (3-4)

SUPPORT@UP Counselling, health services and disability CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING ROOS HALL (3-2)

Security CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING ROOS HALL (3-2) Mr R Watson

11:30–12:30 Presentations from Health Sciences CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING ROOS HALL (3-2)

10:30–11:30

Faculty matters CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING ROOS HALL (3-2) Prof SN Venter

10:00–11:30

Lunch

Break

13:30–15:30

13:30–15:30

Piazza walk – student life and campus tour PIAZZA

13:30–16:00

AIM session TECHNICAL SERVICES BUILDING Ms C van Zyl

14:30–15:30 TECHNOLOGY@UP Using social media, UP mode of delivery, UPO and STARS CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING ROOS HALL (3-2)

Mathematics readiness test COMPULSORY FOR ALL WTW134 STUDENTS THUTO BUILDING ROOM 3-1 Ms A Verwey

Dean’s welcome CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING ROOS HALL (3-2) Prof J Lubuma

13:30–14:30

FOR VENUE LOCATIONS, PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE MAP OF THE UNIVERSITY AT http://www.up.ac.za/about-up/article/258171/maps-directions OR USE GOOGLE MAPS.

AIM – Academic Information Management | FLY – The Finish Line is Yours | STARS – Student Academic Readiness Survey | UPO – University Preparation and Orientation (online) | FSA – Faculty Student Advisor

Module changes: Students will also be able to do module changes through ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Last date for module changes: 16 February 2019.

Assistance with online registration takes place only during the scheduled time slots as indicated in the table and will be done via ‘Self Service’ in the laboratories. Technical support will be available in the laboratory for students who experience technical problems with the registration process.

AVOID LONG QUEUES: Register yourself through ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Technical support will not be available for students between 19:00 in the evenings and 07:00 in the mornings. Student’s proof of registration will be emailed to them immediately upon completion of the registration process.

Thursday 2019-01-31

Wednesday 2019-01-30

Tuesday 2019-01-29

Monday 2019-01-28

08:30–09:30

Prof SN Venter, Dr C Visser and Dr P de Waal

Group leaders:

08:00–08:30

BSc (Culinary, Nutrition and Food Science); BSc with study programmes in Biological (including BSc: Medical Sciences; Biochemistry; Biotechnology; Ecology; Entomology; Human Physiology; Human Physiology; Genetics and Psychology; Zoology; Genetics; Human Genetics; Microbiology; Plant Science)

GROUP 16A:

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FSA services and academic support CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING ROOS HALL (3-2) Ms E Gerryts and Ms D Ayob

08:00–10:00

Presentation by professionals CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING MULLER HALL (3-2) Dr C Visser

First lecture experience THUTO BUILDING ROOM 1-1 Dr C Visser

09:00–10:00

FLY@UP workshop CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING MULLER HALL (3-4) Ms E Gerryts Ms D Ayob

08:00–10:00

TRANSITIONS@UP Mentoring, work readiness, learning communities and NATHouse representatives CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING MULLER HALL (3-2)

08:00–09:00

Students assemble outside CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING

Break

10:30–11:00

Online registration INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BUILDING INFORMATORIUM REB LABORATORY Faculty Administration

10:30–12:30

Learning strategies for gateway courses THUTO BUILDING ROOM 1-1 Prof M Potgieter

11:00–12:30

Library session CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING ROOS HALL (3-2)

11:30–12:30

Presentations from Veterinary Science CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING MULLER HALL (3-4)

SUPPORT@UP Counselling, health services and disability CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING ROOS HALL (3-2)

Security CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING MULLER HALL (3-2) Mr R Watson

11:30–12:30 Presentations from Health Sciences CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING ROOS HALL (3-2)

10:30–11:30

Faculty matters CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING MULLER HALL (3-4) Dr C Visser

10:00–11:30

13:30–15:30

13:30–15:30

Piazza walk – student life and campus tour PIAZZA

13:30–16:00

AIM session TECHNICAL SERVICES BUILDING Ms C van Zyl

14:30–15:30 TECHNOLOGY@UP Using social media, UP mode of delivery, UPO and STARS CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING MULLER HALL (3-4) Ms D Ayob

Mathematics readiness test COMPULSORY FOR ALL WTW134 STUDENTS THUTO BUILDING ROOM 3-1 Ms A Verwey

Dean’s welcome CHANCELLOR’S BUILDING MULLER HALL (3-4) Prof M Potgieter

13:30–14:30

FOR VENUE LOCATIONS, PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE MAP OF THE UNIVERSITY AT http://www.up.ac.za/about-up/article/258171/maps-directions OR USE GOOGLE MAPS.

AIM – Academic Information Management | FLY – The Finish Line is Yours | STARS – Student Academic Readiness Survey | UPO – University Preparation and Orientation (online) | FSA – Faculty Student Advisor

Module changes: Students will also be able to do module changes through ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Last date for module changes: 16 February 2019.

Assistance with online registration takes place only during the scheduled time slots as indicated in the table and will be done via ‘Self Service’ in the laboratories. Technical support will be available in the laboratory for students who experience technical problems with the registration process.

AVOID LONG QUEUES: Register yourself through ‘Online – Self Service’ from 19:00 in the evenings to 07:00 in the mornings. Technical support will not be available for students between 19:00 in the evenings and 07:00 in the mornings. Student’s proof of registration will be emailed to them immediately upon completion of the registration process.

Thursday 2019-01-31

Wednesday 2019-01-30

Tuesday 2019-01-29

Monday 2019-01-28

08:30–09:30

Prof SN Venter, Dr C Visser and Dr P de Waal

Group leaders:

08:00–08:30

BSc (Agric) (Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Management; Animal and Wildlife Sciences; Applied Plant and Soil Sciences; Plant Pathology)

GROUP 16B:

Lunch

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Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences Orientation Programme for 2019  

Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences Orientation Programme for 2019

Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences Orientation Programme for 2019  

Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences Orientation Programme for 2019