Celebrating Dolly Rathebe, South Africa’s original black woman superstar
Posted on December 17, 2021
Dolly Rathebe’s bold occupation of public spaces and her proudly African, slick city diva image made her the darling of movie and music lovers all over Africa, writes UP Artist in Residency Dr Nokuthula Mazibuko Msimang.
UP arts student and malaria institute collaborate on a project to impart health-focused messages
Posted on November 29, 2021
“The impact of art on a scientific topic is creating new opportunities to make research more accessible.” – Prof Tiaan de Jager of the UP Institute for Sustainable Malaria Control.
Drama students win a top award at the JOMBA festival
Posted on September 28, 2021
Kagiso Masinda and Carrick Keating take first place in the newest addition to the JOMBA! platforms the “Open Horizons Short Form Platform” with their work “Fenya”
The School of the Arts is pleased to welcome Lukas Ligeti as an Extraordinary Professor of Music
Posted on August 18, 2021
The University of Pretoria’s School of the Arts is pleased to welcome Lukas Ligeti as an Extraordinary Professor of Music.
UP is the #1 Design Education Institution in Africa
Posted on May 13, 2021
The University of Pretoria is now ranked the number-one education institution in design by the Loeries.
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.
UP’s Tuks Camerata joins 20 choirs around the world to heal the earth through song
Posted on June 20, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has swept across the world, robbing many of their family members, livelihoods and ways of life. In an effort to spread unity and courage during this time, choirs from across the world have come together to form a virtual choir under the name Sing Around The gloBe (SATB) to...