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The Rhodes University Exchange Program

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how to discover new places, cultures and people while still earning your degree – Adam Butler Exchange and Semester Abroad students from outside South Africa are an integral part of the Rhodes University community, often forming close and lasting attachments to the Rhodes students during their short stay. However, few …

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Our Bread and Butter

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Benjamin de la Fontaine The Barratt lecture hall is full on a Tuesday afternoon – not with students, but with Rhodes University staff. Most wear civvies, here and there punctuated by bright red NEHAWU shirts. Some wear the grey overalls of groundskeepers, emblazoned with the letters “RU”. A burly officer …

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BDSM – It’s not as weird as you think!


Chloe Osmond BDSM doesn’t receive much mainstream representation, and when it does, it’s usually the bad kind. If Fifty Shades of Grey is your only point of reference on the topic, I urge to you to begin your education anew. Let us, however, not dwell on the sins of E.L. …

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How to use your Vac for the Greater Good


Frances Housdon  Many of us have probably considered volunteering at one time or another outside of community engagement projects. The posters up in the English department motivate you to teach English in Korea, or the adverts on your newsfeed promote what appears to be easy and affordable volunteer work building …

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