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Be a law-abiding road-rule citizen these holidays
Follow the rules of the road to be safe.

Road crashes are a major cause of deaths globally, and particularly during the March-April holidays in South Africa. Therefore, abiding by the rules of the road serves to curb the high number of fatalities and is highly recommended. We urge all staff and students to take caution on the roads to ensure a safe return to the campuses next term.

According to Arrive Alive, some of the leading accident causes include drunk driving, failure to wear seatbelts, driver inexperience, driver fatigue, distracted driving and walking, as well as bravado. Be sure to avoid this at all cost.

Obeying the rules of the road saves lives. In 2016, Arrive Alive partnered with the UFS BSafe Campaign to educate students on becoming more responsible drivers, passengers, and pedestrians. For more road safety tips, visit the Arrive Alive website here.

Mawande Mateza, Human Movement Science student, has five simple tips on how to stay safe on the road these holidays – courtesy of Protection Services.

Check out the video below.

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Odeion: Staff Concert, 4 June 2009
2009-05-26

STAFF CONCERT
4 June 2009
Odeion
19:30


The staff of the Department of Music will present the first of its annual staff concerts on 4 June. As in the past it will endeavor offer something for everyone’s taste. The artists partaking in the concert include the baroque-specialists John Reid Coulter (harpsichord) and Hans Huyssen (cello), jazz-master Noel Stockton and pianists Dana Cilliers, Petro Engelbrecht, Anchen Froneman, Lesley-Ann Mathews and Nicol Viljoen. A variety of famous and popular works are on the program including the Sonata in E-flat, Hob. XVI:52 of Haydn, the Chopin Ballade no. 1 and the Mozart Sonata in D for two pianos.

ADMISSION:
Free, contact Ninette Pretorius (tel. 051 – 401 2504) for bookings and enquiries.

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