The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Residence Academic Development Committee (RADC) is launching an essay competition to foster diversity and inclusivity among students in residences. This will run until 23 September 2021.
The theme is “Reflections about Africa and Women’s Month”. The competition aims to promote learning, diversity, shared knowledge, values and community life among students, said RADC logistics coordinator, Tendai Mbanje.
Entries are limited to 500 words. Prizes range from hoodies to laptop bags.
The topics are:
The essay competition has been funded by the RADC. The RADC is grounded in a collaboration protocol between residences and faculties and their Living and Learning projects are aimed at nurturing student success. RADC members include faculty representatives appointed by the deans, Student Housing and Residence Life staff, representatives from the Students’ Representative Council, and student leadership within the residences. Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Transformation Professor Martin Hall chairs the RADC.
No late applications will be accepted. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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