UP’s Humanities Faculty commemorates 100 years with gala concert
Posted on April 18, 2019
The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Pretoria (UP) marks its centenary this year, and recently celebrated this milestone with a Dean’s Concert at UP’s Musaion, a concert hall for musicians.
UP Museums celebrate and engage with International Museum Day 2019
Posted on April 18, 2019
The University of Pretoria Museums (UP Museums) are joining more than 40,000 museums in 152 countries to celebrate on and around the 18 May 2019, International Museum Day (IMD). This day represents a unique moment for the museum community to engage with their public and highlight the role of...
Triumph of the spirit: Tinyiko Gwambe inspires on graduation stage
Posted on April 12, 2019
The University of Pretoria (UP) congratulates Tinyiko Cathrine Gwambe on graduating with a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree with distinction, and welcomes her back to UP to pursue her postgraduate studies.
UP hosts 2019’s Strategic Committee meeting between South Africa and the French Embassy
Posted on April 02, 2019
Delegates from the French Embassy in South Africa, including the ambassador of France to South Africa, Christophe Farnaud, gathered at the Humanities Faculty, University of Pretoria (UP) recently to discuss cooperation in the field of science, education and culture.
Japanese tourism students from Rikkyo University enjoy a UP campus tour
Posted on March 15, 2019
Tourism students from Rikkyo University in Tokyo, Japan were taken on a tour of the Hatfield Campus by two members of UP Campus Tours, Thando Mthimkulu and Danolien van den Berg
UP Emeritus professor sets 'record straight' on Concentration Camps in the South African War
Posted on March 07, 2019
Professor Fransjohan Pretorius, an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies, published an article to The Conversation in February 2019 in response to comments made by British Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg on the South African or Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902).
International Mother Language Day 2019
Posted on February 21, 2019
International Mother Language Day 2019: The days is observed on February 21 every year. The theme of this year's International Mother Language Day will be:
INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES AS A FACTOR IN DEVELOPMENT, PEACE AND RECONCILIATION.
The annual observance of...
Dr Michel awarded the prestigious Arthur M. Schlesinger Fellowship
Posted on February 11, 2019
Research Fellow in the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies, Dr Eddie Michel, was awarded a highly competitive Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., Fellowship by the John F. Kennedy Presidential Foundation.