Professor Emeritus Fransjohan Pretorius awarded Jan H Marais Prize
Posted on June 05, 2019
On 29 May Professor Emeritus Fransjohan Pretorius of the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies was awarded the Jan H Marais Prize at a special function held in Stellenbosch.
Centre for Human Rights hosts seminar highlighting human rights violations in Tibet
Posted on May 28, 2019
On Monday 27 May 2019, the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, in partnership with Living Stories & Memories hosted a seminar on Tibet: Culture nationalism, human rights, and self-immolation.
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.
American Students from University of Florida at UP Again
Posted on May 14, 2019
Just on a decade and half ago the University of Florida (UF) chose UP as a partner in their study abroad program to South Africa.
International Jazz Day: A day for celebrating South Africa’s contribution to global jazz
Posted on April 30, 2019
In November 2018, UNESCO’s Director General, Audrey Azoulay, announced that the International Jazz Day Global Host City for 2020 will be Cape Town, South Africa, marking the first time the now established celebration is hosted by an African city. As the 2020 Global Host City, Cape Town will...
‘The Rivonia Generation and the turn to armed struggle in South Africa’ conference
Posted on April 24, 2019
On 26-27 March, Associate Professor Thula Simpson joined with Nic Wolpe, the CEO of the Liliesleaf Trust, to co-host a two-day conference on ‘The Rivonia Generation and the turn to armed struggle in South Africa’.
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...
Hot nights and fiery entertainment in store at 2018 Kopanong Student Arts Festival
Posted on October 16, 2018
With more than 40 productions on offer this year, ranging from physical theatre and comedy to drama and musical theatre, audiences will be able to enjoy new, original works by up-and-coming writers, directors and performers at the UP Drama Department’s annual Kopanong Student Arts Festival,...