Call for submissions for a special edition


For this special edition, we are partnering with the UP Archives and the Department of Institutional Advancement to look for submissions that share perspectives on: Recollecting COVID-19 – 365 Days under Lockdown: The UP Archives Remembering Competition. This competition is open to all staff and students at the University of Pretoria, and there are prizes to be won. You can find more information on the competition here.


All students are invited to submit a short personal reflection for publication on our online writing platform, Alternate Horizons. For this special edition, we are also accepting poems, songs or short stories that helps encapsulate your feelings.


For submissions, please refer to the following:

Maximum length:               1500 words

Style:                                     Arial, 12pt, justified text

Please submit your entry by the 31st of October 2021. Written submissions can be submitted here. Alternatively, submissions can be made to Any questions or queries can be emailed to Andrea du Toit on