Recollecting COVID-19 – 365 Days under Lockdown: The UP Archives Remembering Competition
Posted on March 26, 2021
The UP Archives has launched a remembering project to reflect on a year of being in lockdown.
UP named top design institution in Africa and Middle East
Posted on March 18, 2021
Congratulations to UP’s Information Design division, which has been named the number one design institution in Africa and the Middle East by the Loeries.
Book your slot! The UP Museums welcome their first visitor for 2021 after 300 days of lockdown
Posted on February 12, 2021
More than 300 days after they closed their doors, the @UP_museums welcomed their first visitor, UP anthropology and archaeology student Tebogo Nkosi.
Lekgetho Makola appointed as new CEO of the Javett Art Centre at UP
Posted on February 02, 2021
Congratulations to Lekgetho Makola on his new position as the CEO of Javett-UP! “I am looking forward to guiding one of South Africa’s newest museums to a truly distinctive place in our heritage sector,” says Makola.
UP staffer writes book to be read by three million children on World Read Aloud Day 2021
Posted on February 01, 2021
UP staffer Sihle Nontshokweni has written this year’s official South African story to be read on #WorldReadAloudDay on 3 February.
For the love of university museums: The UP Museums to reopen on 1 February 2021
Posted on January 28, 2021
After over 300 lockdown days, the UP Museums are finally reopening their doors to the public. With new artwork and some new gallery changes, read more here to find out what you can look forward to.
Jonas Gwangwa embodied South Africa’s struggle for a national culture
Posted on January 27, 2021
Through 65 years on stage, Jonas Gwangwa’s playing contributed to every genre of South African jazz. Overseas, he was hailed as player, producer and composer.
‘UP gave me a solid foundation’ – Miss SA Shudufhadzo Musida revisits her alma mater
Posted on December 08, 2020
Reigning Miss South Africa Shudufhadzo Musida, a University of Pretoria (UP) alumna, recently visited UP’s Future Africa institute and campus at the invitation of Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Tawana Kupe, who hosted a luncheon and discussion in honour of her crowning achievement.