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Out in paperback!

It’s soft! It’s squidgy! It doesn’t weigh a ton! And it makes that lovely floppy sound when you flick the pages. Yes, dear friends, thanks to the libraries of the world and all those wonderful people out there who shelled out for the hardback edition (you know who you are),  196 more words

Higher Education


(An analogy of the Class of 2018 in The University of Nairobi College of Humanities and Social Sciences- School of Law, School of Economics, Business School and Bachelor of Arts. 1,785 more words


81 Days to Zero: The Students (Part II)

In my three years at the University, each new semester began with a surge in my anxiety levels. I would begin to worry about the Students in my courses… 1,602 more words

How do we value universities?

This piece was published by The Conversation, 29 May 2015

The economic and individual value of higher education

We have become accustomed to hearing the benefits of higher education measured in economic terms. 1,321 more words


SU & Microsoft Office 365

Hello everyone!

This post might be a little late, but one of my friends just told me that as an SU or SBS student, you have access to Office 365! 217 more words

Studies & Courses

Academic Practice Reading Group: Paulo Freire and the 'banking' concept of education

Paulo Freire (1970), Pedagogy of the Oppressed (New York & London: Continuum) . Chapter 2.

In the last meeting of the AP Reading Group we discussed one of Paulo Freire’s most important and enduring contributions to educational philosophy: the ‘banking’ concept of education. 519 more words


Life in Stockholm: The Job Interview

Hello again!

This week I thought I would share some of my experiences from interviewing for internships in Stockholm. Since my last post, I have been to two different job interviews, and I have to say, for me, there was a noticeable difference from a typical job interview I would normally experience in Toronto! 549 more words