Posted on March 13, 2023
The Humanities Faculty in collaboration with Engage South Africa and with support from the High Commission of Canada in South Africa, hosted the Youth Advocacy Festival on the 17 and 18 February 2023. The Festival took place at the Javett-UP Art Centre and on UP’s Hatfield Campus. The Youth...
Posted on June 21, 2022
“We are proud of all the recipients and look forward to their contribution to strengthening the higher education landscape and making a difference in society,” said Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Tawana Kupe.
Posted on May 30, 2022
Professor Adekeye Adebajo, Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship senior research fellow, provides and overview of South Africa's peacemaking endeavours in African countries over the past 30 years.
Posted on May 24, 2022
UP has launched the African Centre for the Study of the United States to bridge the knowledge gap between Africa and the US, and to produce multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary research.
Posted on May 05, 2022
“[Graduating] means a lot to me because a lot of black students don’t reach the finish line. Despite all the barriers, I’ve managed to come out victorious,” said current UP SRC president Thuto Mashile.
Posted on April 22, 2022
The support provided by industrialised/post-industrialised countries is critical for the Global South to undergo a transition that is both environmentally sustainable and economically viable, writes UP's Tyesha Pillay.
Posted on April 04, 2022
Professor Adekeye Adebajo, senior research fellow at the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship, reflects on the legacy of United States diplomat Madeline Albright following her passing in late March 2022.
Posted on March 11, 2022
The establishment of the African Centre for the Study of the United States-UP as a premier African knowledge-creation hub and think-tank will contribute to bridging the knowledge deficit for Africa in its relations and engagements with the US.
Posted on January 24, 2022
Literacy in SA is a challenge that requires us to acknowledge that matters concerning the education system are complex and require solutions showing an awareness of that, says the UP Dept of Political Sciences’ Yanga Malotana.
Posted on June 25, 2021
International Workers’ Day, also known as Labour Day or May Day, is a celebration of the courage shown by the working class when they united in objecting to poor working conditions. This day is celebrated on different days in different countries, but generally falls on the first day of May....
Posted on June 25, 2021
On 10 June, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), in partnership with the University of Pretoria and its transdisciplinary research institution Future Africa, hosted a youth forum under the theme: ‘Reimagine education tomorrow – Our time. Our turn. Our future’. As...
Posted on June 25, 2021
World Refugee Day is hosted annually on 20 June. Under the theme ‘Together we heal, learn and shine’, this year’s event aims to create awareness of the challenges faced by refugees globally.
Posted on June 11, 2021
Former UP SRC president and current master’s student David Kabwa talks about the African Youth for Transitional Justice programme he is part of and why young people deserve a seat at the table.
Posted on June 07, 2021
“A complete paradigm shift around food safety is required for Africa.” – Austin Pinkerton of UP’s Political Sciences Department on why low-income nations bear the brunt of food-borne risks.
Posted on April 27, 2021
27 years ago South Africa held its first democratic elections with 17 million people casting a vote for the first time (Constitutional Rights Foundation, 2018). The African National Congress (ANC) won the election with 63%, gaining control of the national parliament and electing Nelson Mandela as...
Posted on March 17, 2021
The UP and ILO report explores what lessons can be drawn from the role business played in SA’s transition from apartheid to democracy.
Posted on March 16, 2021
The virtual series features a panel of alumni who deliberate on topical issues of public interest. This event included UP Senior Lecturer Dr Sithembile Mbete and Vice-Chancellor Professor Tawana Kupe.
Posted on March 11, 2021
In this opinion piece, UP’s Dr Cori Wielenga and the ILO’s (@ilo) Gary Rynhart discuss business’ role in ushering SA into democracy
Posted on March 05, 2021
Professor Christopher Afoke Isike of the Department of Political Sciences in the Faculty of Humanities was recently awarded the prestigious African Pathways Programme (APP)/BRICS Teaching and Research Mobility Grant.
Posted on January 18, 2021
The Joint-PhD is housed within the African Leadership Centre, King’s College London (KCL) and the Department of Political Sciences, University of Pretoria (UP).
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