Writers! What you can expect from a Rhodes Journalism degree.

Reporting on the #FeesMustFall protests as a student journalist in Grahamstown was a watershed moment for me. It highlighted the important role that young journalists can play in South Africa today, and I would encourage hopeful writers who feel committed to this country to pursue this career path. Having just finished my 3rd year of Writing … More Writers! What you can expect from a Rhodes Journalism degree.

Grahamstown: The 6 student pleasures of small-town living.

Having grown up in one of South Africa’s major cities, many of Johannesburg and Cape Town’s matriculants don’t consider themselves suited to small town life. What they don’t realise is that these towns offer a freedom, space and independence that is unmatched by big cities.    Back in 2012, I was one of Johannesburg’s many … More Grahamstown: The 6 student pleasures of small-town living.

Reflecting on the 3rd year Writing and Editing Course

In engaging and critically reflecting on my experience of this semester, it would be prudent to refer to the intended outcomes of the course. The course outcomes listed on the JMS3 WordPress page aimed to: Familiarise you with the wide range of journalism in its myriad forms, formats, and approaches and show you the repertoire … More Reflecting on the 3rd year Writing and Editing Course