#UPYouthMonth: 18-year-old UP student Tshepiso Malema instils hope in young people from impoverished communities
Posted on June 17, 2021
18-year-old UP student from Ivory Park, Tshepiso Malema, aims to instil hope in young people from less fortunate communities through his organisation, Tshepiso Malema Speaks.
#UPYouthMonth: Walk4Access highlights financial challenges faced by students during 650-kilometre walk from Pretoria to Durban
Posted on June 15, 2021
Walk4Access is a student-led initiative that aims to raise awareness and funds to address the financial exclusion of students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
#UPYouthMonth: ‘You’re never too young to contribute towards positive change’ – Chairperson of UP leadership programme on making a difference
Posted on June 12, 2021
“This month is a reminder that you're never too young to be at the forefront of a social movement that contributes towards positive change,” says Anele Cebo, Chairperson of TULIP.
‘Everyone who is in a position to help should do so if they can,’ says UP engineering graduate on a mission to make a positive change through community projects
Posted on June 09, 2021
UP engineering graduate Gerdus van der Laarse headed up UP’s Engineers Without Borders in 2020 and was involved with Moja Gabedi project. He shares what he learnt and his insights on Youth Month.
Renowned sculptor Angus Taylor installs sculptures at UP community project Moja Gabedi
Posted on June 08, 2021
Internationally known South African artist Angus Taylor has built two massive sculptures with the help of students and community members at Moja Gabedi, the University of Pretoria’s (UP) growing community engagement project.
UP BA graduate and young entrepreneur betters his community one blanket at a time
Posted on June 05, 2021
UP BA Law graduate Oarabile Mashigo decided to hone and monetise his blanket-making skills and start a business to raise funds, which led to him teaching other young people how to do the same.
UP students shed light on hand sanitisers through drama
Posted on May 31, 2021
UP drama students are taking science communication to the people with an interactive play on the use of hand sanitisers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
UP Community Oriented Primary Care and Rotary E-Club D9400 launch Maternal and Child Health project
Posted on May 25, 2021
The Rotary E-Club of Southern Africa D9400, in collaboration with the Rotary Club of Edina Morningside, has partnered with UP's Community Oriented Primary Care unit in a community project in Melusi informal settlement.