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Do you suck at asking for help like me?

Please fasten your seat belts because I took my time a bit here.

Historically, I have sucked at asking for help. This year I got to tutor for the first time and I was exposed to the transformative impact that effective consultation can have on a student’s final output (the impact is awesome). 520 more words

What do I do now? A post-finals question we're all wondering

YOU DID IT!! You worked so hard for so long and now you can finally sigh that breath of relief. Ahhhhhhhhhh. It feels like a piping hot kettle releasing all of its built-up steam. 730 more words


Priscillah Da Silva - Class of 2008

Priscillah graduated from the University of Zimbabwe in 2014 with an LLB and has been practicing law in Bulawayo for 3 years.

She was a steward in 2008.

"If you could just have a read of this..."

Those fateful words uttered by such over-optimistic lecturers. The section of a primary source, sitting there on the screen or in front of me or on a sheet of paper, badly formatted to save as much printing credit as possible. 310 more words


Joseph Moyo - Class of 2015

Joseph is currently at the University of Zimbabwe studying Environmental science and will be graduating in 2020.

Besides education he has also co-founded an organisation named “Do it for the kids” along with Kundai Zvomuya and Terrence Kandiado,¬†other alumni from Petra. 27 more words