Sport & Athletics News

  • UP EXPERT OPINION: Empowering all girls and women: Sport can be the equaliser

    Posted on August 23, 2023

    Creating sporting opportunities for women with disabilities can help achieve the global goals of gender equality by empowering them to acquire skills, says Director of UP’s Centre for Augmentative and Alternative Communication Prof Juan Bornman.

  • #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...

  • NewsClips (19/02/2021)

    Posted on February 19, 2021

    These are the NewsClips for the week:

  • NewsClips (05/02/2021)

    Posted on February 05, 2021

    The past year has been difficult one for everyone and our heartfelt condolences go to those colleagues who have lost loved ones. I do expect 2021 will have its own challenges but I am confident that together we will make it through this period and have another successful year.

  • School of the Arts Co-Hosts Successful Multi-disciplinary Colloquium

    Posted on November 09, 2020

    The virtual colloquium, Angels, Ancestors, Alchemy and the Arts in Africa: Multi-disciplinary socio-cultural representations/traditions of African spirituality ('seen' and 'unseen'), was held between 29 - 31 October 2020. The colloquium was jointly hosted by the Department of Humanities Education...

  • Celebrating Families: World Adoption Day

    Posted on November 09, 2020

    On 9 November, World Adoption Day, we celebrate families who have been brought together through the adoption of a child; we support families who are in the process of adoption, and we raise awareness of adoption as a family option. Whether abandoned, orphaned or willingly chosen to have a child...

  • NewsClips (02/10/2020)

    Posted on October 02, 2020

    Please join me in congratulating our colleague Carlos Tirado Taipe (Ancient and Modern Languages and Cultures) who graduates with his PhD this week!

  • Conversation on Pandemic Practices in Heritage Management

    Posted on September 25, 2020

    As 2020 progresses and the world adapts to the unusual circumstances presented by a global pandemic, the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies (DHHS) and the South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) reflected on the unique challenges faced by heritage practitioners and the...

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