Category: Campus News

SRC lanches ClickUP communication module

The SRC has launched a communication module on ClickUP. According to the SRC, “The development of the UP SRC undergraduate and postgraduate modules were developed due to the need for greater visibility of the UP SRC, and secondly for more efficient and direct communication to our students”. Additionally, the SRC indicated that, “the module was seen as the perfect platform to reach every UP student so that no student gets left behind. We also aim to provide sustainable solutions to challenges faced and believe this is a solution that can be used by the following SRCs”.

Committed to transformation: In conversation with Duke Rasebopye

SpeakOUT UP, the CSA&G, and the Transformation Office are important structures at UP, where students can report issues that are addressed in the Anti-Discrimination Policy such as sexual harassment and gender based violence. PDBY interviewed Duke Rasebopye, who has worked in all three structures, about his experiences and journey, as well as his transition from being a UP student to a staff member. 

UP’s Inklings celebrate Shakespeare

On 11 and 12 May, the Inklings society took part in the Shakespeare Festival held at the National Children’s Theatre in Johannesburg. Thespians of all ages, including primary school students, high school students and adults, were invited to perform a piece from one of Shakespeare’s plays (or sonnets) in the following categories: monologue, duologue, and group scene.

Jacana Media and UP hosts book launch: Beyond Fear: Reflections of A Freedom Fighter

On 16 May, Jacana Media along with the University of Pretoria (UP) hosted the launch of the book titled Beyond Fear: Reflections of a Freedom Fighter by the late Ebrahim Ebrahim. It was held at the UP’s Future Africa Campus and was a celebration of a man’s life whose fight against the apartheid regime is a call for people living in a post-apartheid South Africa to recall the past and continue thriving towards a better future.

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