Rhodes student a poetry ‘bright star
Third year Bachelor of Music student, Asakhe Cuntsulana recently published his debut anthology, Ikhwezi Eliqaqambileyo. After completing the Via Afrika WritePublishRead online course, 21-year old Cuntsulana gracefully adds ‘self-published author’ to his biography. Cuntsulana attributes his love for isiXhosa to his upbringing in the small village of Qwaninga, Eastern Cape, where he... Read more
Cape Peninsula University: Fashion on film
Cape Peninsula University of Technology fashion students recently got a chance to watch their showreel at The Labia cinema in Cape Town. Third year and BTech Fashion students each had to work on a short video clip explaining their design collection and these were put together into a film... Read more
Stellenbosch University: 100 artefacts to tell the story of 100 years
An exhibition to creatively narrate the stories of Stellenbosch University (SU) of the past 100 years, opens in Stellenbosch tomorrow night. The SU Museum’s exhibition “100 Artefacts for  hundred years” forms part of the commemoration of SU’s centenary and opens at 18:00 in die University Museum in Ryneveld Street... Read more
Dancing to the beat let visually impaired TUT student steal the show at dance-off competition
Being blind doesn’t mean that I can’t exercise.” This attitude has just enabled a visually impaired student, Rebone Mogale, to steal stole the show at the annual arts and cultural dance-off that took place at the Tshwane University of Technology’s Department of Primary Education at the Soshanguve North Campus.... Read more
UCT alumnus wins The Voice SA
Recent UCT finance graduate Craig Lucas was announced as the winner of season two of the popular singing contest, The Voice South Africa, last weekend. The winner of season one in 2016, Richard Stirton, was also UCT alumnus. In the finale last weekend, Lucas sang Chris de Burgh’s Lady in Red, which... Read more
Rhodes director receives NAF ovation award
A Rhodes University Masters student won the prestigious 2017 Standard Bank Ovation Award for her play Bayephi, at the Grahamstown Arts Festival this week. Directed by Thembeka Madliki, the theatre production is about finding peace after the disappearance of a loved one. The play was highlighted as one of the... Read more
The Tshepiso Centre of Excellence within the Visual Arts and Design Department hosted a group of ladies from the Sharpville Centre of the Aged on the June 28. The ladies were invited as part of a follow-up meeting to a one that was hosted last year, and which they... Read more
Young language Einstein set for Europe
German, French, English and even Latin are just a few of the languages known by Kovsies’ own language guru, Willem Carel Brink. This arty junior lecturer and 2015 senate and dean’s medal recipient at the Department of Afrikaans and Dutch, German and French at the University of the Free State (UFS)... Read more