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Open Day both educational and fun for secondary school learners

This year’s Open Day will see the Rhodes University campus abuzz with activity as over 300 learners from 19 different secondary schools are welcomed.

Group of young alumni pay it forward

A group of 16 young alumni have established a scholarship programme, called the Ntombesizwe Scholarship, which was launched in Grahamstown earlier this year by Zukisa Pityana, one of the founding members.

Making psychosocial disabilities more visible

At university, having an invisible disability* (which includes mental disabilities such as bipolar disorder, depression and anxiety) is challenging as students can be subjected to stigmatisation because of their illness.

Warning to media: build personalised ties or say goodbye

Financially-troubled mainstream media and their journalists need to work harder to build strong personalised relationships with their audiences or kiss their centuries-old businesses goodbye.