One of the highlights on the Law House social calendar is UP Law’s Annual Faculty Festival (FacFest). In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and in the spirit of our virtual transition, Law House decided to uphold the FacFest tradition with a twist – they hosted the event online. Thus on 29 September 2002, Law House hosted its 14th annual Faculty Festival first ever virtual FacFest themed 'Breaking Barriers'.
The aim of the event was to uphold the UP Law and Law House tradition, with the aim to provide students with a day of fun, laughter and entertainment, as Law House is aware that these are challenging times for all.
Every event that we hosted held an opportunity to win a cash prize, as many students are facing financial difficulties and we wanted to provide assistance in whatever way possible. We were also privileged enough to have the Department of Public Law which participated in our event, to give it a real FacFest feel.
UP Law’s appreciation goes out to Werksmans Attorneys for their continued sponsorship of this event and UP Law.
The winners of the various competitions were:
Dance: Beauty Sethosa
Winner - Khanya Xundu
Second place - Kherina Narotham
Third place - Ayanda Khumalo
Winner - Gundo Mbedzi
Second place - Boris Mmakwambo
Modelling: Ms Law House winner
Winner - Xongile Maluleke
Mr Heritage Day winner
Second prize - Dieter Volker
Ms Breaking Barriers winner
Third place - Hanan Jeppie
"Guess how many times Werksmans was mentioned throughout fac fest"
Winner - Nthabeleng Mashabela
Winner - Kamogelo Moseneke
One of the competitions that was hosted by the Department of Public Law was the 'Egg-stravaganza Competition'.
The adjudicators were unanimous that all entries were 'egg-cellent' and 'egg-ceptional'.
Nobuhle Nyembe was awarded the bronze award, Kherina Narotam the silver award, and Chanie Zwarts walked away with the laurels.
Here are their entries:
with her compilation on Bat-egg;
Hearty congratulations to all of you. And thank you to you and each and every participant! Much appreciated.