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Open your eyes. Open your mind. Open Stellenbosch.

I attend a supposedly double-medium school. It was the school closest to my house and the only previously model-C school in my town. The school was split about 50-50, regarding the race of the learners, but that’s about where it stops. 540 more words


A bit of background: this blog is birthed in the fourth module of UCT’s PGDip (= University of Cape Town’s Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Technologies). As with all our courses, nothing is done in vain, and this blog will initially be used as a reflection on what we learn during the fourth module, possibly for some of the assessments, but in the wider scheme of things, it will live on long after September 2015. 240 more words


Media frenzy over looming title clash

In the effort to get an unbiased preview for Thursday nights final, the press heard the views of the Mavericks dark horse, Wesley Dup Plessis… 978 more words


Why casual sexism at UCT matters

This article was originally written for the FeministsSA blog. That site is currently being revamped and offline so I thought I’d post it here:

“The girls here are all sluts man, is it any better at Rhodes?”. 694 more words

Mavericks charge through Kopano a second time and on to final

The Mavericks rid themselves of the ‘chokers’ tag as they breezed past Kopano in the 1st IPL semi final on Sunday

The 2014 Mavericks squad suffered a shock defeat in last year’s semi, causing many journalists to compare them to the Proteas. 1,012 more words


design ingredients for sustainable waste management

So how should a city’s waste management options be designed? 

Labels such as those of UCT’s campus receptacles and Hoan Kiem Lake’s bins would communicate the importance of both recycling and reducing one’s waste.

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Super structure - External Envelope

North Elevation:

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Hand-drawn East & West Elevations:

Building Components