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  • UP delivers strong performance in QS subject rankings yet again

    Posted on March 22, 2023

    21 subjects offered at UP have been ranked in the 2023 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World Rankings by Subject. Of the 21 disciplines in which UP was ranked this year, eight are rated first in South Africa.

  • Youth Advocacy Festival Comes to UP

    Posted on March 13, 2023

    The Humanities Faculty in collaboration with Engage South Africa and with support from the High Commission of Canada in South Africa, hosted the Youth Advocacy Festival on the 17 and 18 February 2023. The Festival took place at the Javett-UP Art Centre and on UP’s Hatfield Campus. The Youth...

  • South African Library Week: How has the library changed your life?

    Posted on March 10, 2023

    The DLS is celebrating South African Library Week (SALW) with the theme “Libraries: telling powerful stories” from 20-26 March 2023

  • Customised cochlear model pursues hi-fi hearing

    Posted on March 03, 2023

    When hearing aids are not enough, cochlear implants are the next step to alleviate hearing loss. But they are not for everyone. A transdisciplinary research team aims to customise each device and enhance the benefit for users of these devices.

  • #TuksSport: The late Prof Vollie Spies made a real difference as a Chairperson of TuksRoadRunning

    Posted on March 01, 2023

    It is often said that one run can change your day, and many runs can change your life. This is undoubtedly true of the late Prof Vollie Spies. She abided by the motto that everyone was born to run. It did not matter if you did not run as efficiently or as fast as others. Just run. "Prof...

  • Symposium & Book Launch Article

    Posted on February 15, 2023

    On 13 February 2023, the Faculty of Humanities hosted a symposium and book launch at the Employability Lab on UP’s Hatfield Campus. The symposium titled, ‘The place for pedagogy in global classrooms’, involved presentations by six scholars from UP’s Humanities Faculty as...

  • UP EXPERT OPINION: Link between crime and politics in South Africa raises concerns about criminal gangs taking over

    Posted on February 14, 2023

    South Africa may be reaching a point where the link between crime and politics is sustained because there are role-players who do not want to see it changing, writes Prof Sandy Africa, Associate Professor, Political Sciences, at UP.

  • Small Souls: The Greatest Gift

    Posted on November 30, 2022

    Stephen Symons’ latest collection of poems titled Small Souls was launched on 28 November 2022 at the Gardens Centre in Cape Town, where he was in conversation with Professor Kelwyn Sole (Department of English Literary Studies, UCT). Karina Szczurek (author and founder of Karavan Press)...

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