REMINDER: Media and social media training workshops

Posted on August 12, 2020

The Department of Institutional Advancement (DIA) will be running media skills workshops in an effort to grow UP’s pool of academic commentators.

The department is holding online workshops from late August on:



Science communications and conveying your impact story

Isabel de Necker and Shakira Hoosain

Writing press releases and opinion pieces

Sieraaj Ahmed and Primarashni Gower

Media training and preparing for interviews

Sithembinkosi Tlale, Liesel Swart and Primarashni Gower

The basics of social media

Sieraaj Ahmed  

Leveraging The Conversation Africa

Sithembinkosi Tlale


Media and communications experts in the DIA will lead the workshops. If you are interested in participating in any of them, please email [email protected]. Each workshop will accommodate a maximum of 20 participants to ensure interaction, so space is limited. The duration of workshops will be between 90 minutes and two hours. Book your place now!







- Author Primarashni Gower

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