November exams began at UCT yesterday after a tumultuous two months on campuses across the country. If you’re writing, invigilating, studying, deferring, supporting someone who is writing or reminiscing on your exam-writing days, we wish you calm and clarity of mind.
When Julius Okello was nine he was abducted and forced into a life as a child soldier in Uganda. Thirty years later he still weeps when he remembers. But his path eventually led him to UCT, where his PhD research is about social protection for vulnerable groups in post-conflict societies.
Students from the Michaelis School of Fine Art, in collaboration with Rainbow UCT and the HIV/AIDS Inclusivity & Change Unit, were tasked to highlight gender-based violence and sexual diversity. Each group was given one material to work with and they installed their artwork around UCT to draw attention to these issues.
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