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  • Fieldtrip 2015: The Graves of Development

    This trip could not have come at more opportune moment. In the middle of an exhausting first semester, it was a welcome reprieve to participate in a special field trip that followed our Agriculture and Rural Development module. Our lecturer Dr. Ngcoya said he wanted us to “see, smell, and taste the issues we covered in class.” The positive mood, the excitement and the ecstasy of exploring Mtubatuba had gathered from the day it was announced that the Special Module II would take the format of a trip to a project in Mtubatuba.  

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    By Mzimkhulu Sithetho: MA Student, Development Studies

  • Field Trip: Masters Students 2014

    The late writer Mark Twain once wrote that, ‘Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness.’ It is perhaps therefore true to say that there is no greater substitute for improving ones understanding of a given situation than to experience it for oneself.

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  • Local Knowledge: Opportunity for Students

    The Social Policy (Development Studies Masters) class visited LIV-Village on a field trip on 28th May, 2013. Situated in Cottonlands, Verulam, LIV-Village is an organization that seeks to provide 'holistic residential care' for vulnerable children.

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