TuksRes Women in Leadership Academy

On 31 August the Women in Leadership Academy is hosting their annual award ceremony for this year’s graduates. Ladies from residence are able to join the academy that presents regular classes on leadership. UP Vice-Principal Prof. Carolina Koornhof will be this year’s guest speaker. She will be touching on topics such as women taking the lead in round table discussions.


Tuks 24 court case

The case of the Tuks 24 who were arrested during the Afrikaans Must Fall protest has been transferred to a regional court for 12 September. This is the fourth postponement since the case was first heard in April this year.


Tuks Camerata use flash mob to promote Varsity Sing

Tuks Camerata surprised students in the Merensky library on 17 August with a flash mob. The flash mob was to advertise their participation in the inaugural Varsity Sing competition. The first episode aired on 18 August on DSTV channel 144 at 20:30. The choir is set to compete against other South African university choirs in a series that runs over 13 weeks. The winning choir will be announced on 13 October. The initiative is an offshoot of the Varsity Sport brand and is the first competition of its kind.

To view the video of the flash mob, visit our Facebook page.


Tswelopele building opened on Prinshof campus

The newly built Tswelopele building was opened on 15 August by UP Vice-Chancellor and Principal Prof. Cheryl de la Rey and Minister of Health Dr Aaron Motsoaledi. The building aims to expand the medical campus’s facilities and will allow a larger intake of Health Sciences students. 

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