Perdeby is the independent newspaper of UP. Started nearly 78 years ago, 10 000 copies of the newspaper are printed weekly. It is free of charge and available on the Hatfield,LC de Villiers, Groenkloof, Mamelodi and Prinshof campuses. The paper is also available online. Perdeby covers a variety of news, features, entertainment and sport articles that are relevant to UP students. UP students can volunteer to work at Perdeby, particularly if they have an interest in journalism, writing or multimedia content.
TuksFM is the radio station of UP. Students can also volunteer to work at TuksFM in a number of areas, such as DJing, newsreading, and playlisting. TuksFM prides itself on being alternative and the winner of MTN’s award for the best campus radio station in South Africa for the last four years.