2018 UP Campus Tours team with Ms Charlene Herselman (Lecturer in the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies), Prof Karen Harris (Professor in the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies and Director, UP Archives) and Mr Deon Herbst (CEO, Enterprises UP).
“We thank Prof Karen Harris and team for visiting our offices,” explains Mr Deon Herbst, CEO of Enterprises UP, “This is a very important occasion on our calendar and we are happy to have the opportunity to continue to support such a wonderful initiative.”
UP Campus Tours is run by the Heritage and Cultural Tourism students as part of their honours programme and is guided by Prof Karen Harris and Ms Charlene Herselman. It is UP Campus Tours’ mission to share their passion and enthusiasm for the University of Pretoria with their visitors, while informing them, in an entertaining manner, of the University’s rich heritage and promising future.
“Students gain invaluable experience and acquire a range of skills including primary research in the UP Archives, people skills, marketing, finances, management and actual tourist guiding while operating UP Campus Tours,” explains Prof Harris. “They provide an invaluable marketing service to the University and are seen as the young ambassadors of UP, impressing academics and dignitaries from across the continent and abroad as well as encouraging new enrolments to UP,” she adds.
“All of this would, however, not have been possible without Enterprises UP whose timeous intervention and insight into the potential of this entrepreneurial project has been on-going for over a decade,” Prof Harris concludes.Click here for more information on UP Campus Tours, or to book a visit. Visit the following links for more information on CSI and enterprise development projects or our wide range of short courses and research and advisory services.