The riveting relevance of libraries today
Posted on March 19, 2019
For South African Library Week (18 – 24 March), libraries nationwide aim to celebrate their advancements and highlight the important social, cultural and educational role they play in our broader community.
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,...
Faculty administrator contributes to Mandela memorial book
Posted on August 20, 2018
Within any university context, the publication of articles, chapters and even entire books is a common occurrence, among academics. Senior management assistant in the Faculty of Theology and Religion at the University of Pretoria (UP), Tania Arrison, bucked this trend by writing a chapter in a...
Javett Art Centre architects win 2018 Medal of honour for Visual Arts (Architecture)
Posted on July 26, 2018
The Medal of Honour for Visual Arts (Architecture) awarded by the esteemed 109-year-old “Suid Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns” is this year bestowed on Pretoria-based architect Pieter J Mathews of Mathews and Associates Architects.
The medal of honour is regarded as one...
UP’s three choirs scoop gold at World Choir Games
Posted on July 16, 2018
The University of Pretoria’s (UP) Youth Choir and Jacaranda Children’s Choir each walked away with a gold medal at the 2018 World Choir Games in Pretoria, while the Onderstepoort Community Choir was awarded a gold diploma at the event, held from 4-14 July. South Africa won the most...
2018 World Choir Games off to a roaring start
Posted on July 12, 2018
The Hatfield Campus of the University of Pretoria (UP) was a hive of activity as choirs from all over the world converged on the Aula, Musaion and Rautenbach Hall, in the last few days, for the 2018 World Choir Games.
Inaugural Javett Music Award competition at the University of Pretoria announced
Posted on June 27, 2018
The Department of Music at the University of Pretoria (UP), in conjunction with the Javett Foundation, is proud to announce the Javett Music Award, a new annual music award programme for young South African musicians.
FEATURING - Zimbabwe’s Exodus: crisis, migration, survival edited by Jonathan Crush and Daniel Tevera.
Posted on May 28, 2018
Special Collections Book of the Week (28-05-2018) Zimbabwe’s Exodus: crisis, migration, survival.