‘Culture and nature are good for our health’ – LeadUP panel discusses how natural heritage influences social well-being
Posted on September 22, 2021
History, heritage, culture, memory, social well-being and identity are inexorably linked and critical to developing the SA and Africa that we want, said UP Vice-Chancellor Prof Tawana Kupe at a recent LeadUP discussion.
‘UP gave me a solid foundation’ – Miss SA Shudufhadzo Musida revisits her alma mater
Posted on December 08, 2020
Reigning Miss South Africa Shudufhadzo Musida, a University of Pretoria (UP) alumna, recently visited UP’s Future Africa institute and campus at the invitation of Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Tawana Kupe, who hosted a luncheon and discussion in honour of her crowning achievement.
UP’s Faculty of Humanities – 100 not out!
Posted on May 27, 2019
The University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Humanities is celebrating its centenary throughout 2019 – but the Faculty paid a special tribute to its history on 27 May, in commemoration of the day that it was first established in 1919.
Faculty administrator contributes to Mandela memorial book
Posted on August 20, 2018
Within any university context, the publication of articles, chapters and even entire books is a common occurrence, among academics. Senior management assistant in the Faculty of Theology and Religion at the University of Pretoria (UP), Tania Arrison, bucked this trend by writing a chapter in a...
Omar Badsha’s Seedtimes launched at UP
Posted on May 14, 2018
The Departments of Sociology and Visual Arts in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Pretoria (UP) welcomed and hosted anti-apartheid activist and 2018 Order of Ikhamanga honouree, Omar Badsha for the launch of his sixth and latest book, Seedtimes.
Prof Theo van Wyk invited to perform at Westminster Abbey
Posted on March 07, 2018
Prof Theo van Wyk, Head of UP Arts at the University of Pretoria, has been invited to perform a solo organ recital at the prestigious Westminster Abbey in London in April 2018.
The Social Life of Waste/Art: Exploring the connection between waste, art and food across Southern Africa
Posted on November 17, 2017
On 22 November 2017, the Social Life of Waste/Art project will host a one-day symposium on waste, art and food at the University of Pretoria.
Commemoration of Reformation 500 concludes Theology's centenary celebrations
Posted on November 07, 2017
The Faculty of Theology formally concluded its centenary celebrations with a Reformation Day worship service commemorating 500 years of Reformation in church and society.