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Message from the DVC: Academic & Student Affairs: Dr Chrissie Boughey

Learning at School, Learning at University

You have clearly done very well at school because, if you hadn’t done well, you wouldn’t be at university.

This does not mean, however, that university will be easy for you.  Studying at tertiary level requires a very different understanding of what you need to do as a learner and how you need to go about doing those things.

This year, we are offering an online course called RULearning which will take you through all you need to know and do to ensure your success at Rhodes University in a series of weekly ‘lessons’.  The course will be facilitated by academic reps in your residences. This means that you will be required to complete the lesson set for each week online (we will check to see who has done what is required) and then attend a session run by the academic rep where you will be able to discuss what you have learned and ask questions about what you may not understand.

The RULearning course will last for the entire first semester. 

In the Orientation Course, we will be offering three general sessions entitled Learning at School, Learning at University which are repeated from 12h15 to 13h00 each day.  Try to attend one of these sessions where you will learn why it is really important for you to do the online RULearning course.

Last Modified: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 16:08:58 SAST