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 Why I give to Rhodes?

Alumni Relations

Sue Lund (1980)

I benefited from a Rhodes bursary as an undergraduate and I know the positive impact it can have on a young person’s life. Back in 1980, it was University policy that students must live in residence for their first year. I had a student loan and thought I could manage the costs, but soon discovered that I could not.

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Xolani Nyali (2006)

Fav quote: "Great powers of the world may have done wonders in giving the world an industrial look, but the great gift still has to come from Africa - giving the world a more human face." Steve Biko Why donate to RU? The quote by Biko asks us concretely to demonstrate how we intend to bestow on it the gift of humanity. In this regard, we note that the world is

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Johanna Mbatha

It was always my aspiration to go to the University when I completed and passed the Joint Matriculation Board Examination in 1969. Being the eldest of 11 children, unfortunately my parents could not afford University Fees. I however went to train as a nurse which was my second option.

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Mandisa Sobantu

I had never really considered my reasons for donating to Rhodes University before now and so this account will be far from eloquent.I think first and fore most it is because Rhodes University is my Alma Mater!