Dear Colleagues and Students,

The South Africa-Sweden University Forum (SASUF) is inviting all 3rd and 4th year students at the SASUF partner universities to participate in an essay competition!

This competition stems from an initiative from University of Johannesburg, which partnered up with the Embassy of Sweden in Pretoria and SASUF. Students are invited to submit an essay of no more than 3, 000 words to one of the following categories, namely:

Cultural diplomacy/issues
Science and technology diplomacy/issues
Academic/knowledge diplomacy
Environmental diplomacy/ issues
Gender issues

For further info about submissions, the essay topics, as well as further guidelines, please have a look at the SASUF webpage.

The competition is open now, and will close on 20th of May 2022.

All the best,
Thabo Dikgale
Partnership Officer
International Relations and Partnerships
University of Venda

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