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United Kingdom

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@SYGSpod

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English

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Episodes

4. Rethinking Academic Excellence w/ Kaene Disepo

8/5/2018
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Kaene Disepo, from Botswana, is a Masters student at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He is also the founder of Inspired Horisons, an organisation that is changing the narrative of academic excellence in Botswana. He has won numerous awards for his work with young people in the education sector. We talk about how we define ‘academic excellence’, the lessons learned from studying abroad on scholarship, as well as the motivations behind his work in Botswana with...

Duration:00:39:54

3. The Burnout w/ Kim Reynolds

7/22/2018
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Kim Reynolds (@kimreynolds24) is a Masters student at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and she is from the United States of America (USA). She talks about her work as a student organiser and her involvement with different movement. She shares tips on how to face and/or prevent burnout and how to find new spaces in cities as an international student. We talk about the term ‘diversity’ in relation to scholarship schemes. Things Mentioned in this episode: Oscar Grant...

Duration:00:44:18

2. Black Tax w/ Nomonde

7/8/2018
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In this episode I interview Nomonde Ndwalaza (@nomonde_n), a South African Masters student at the London School of economics and political science. We ask whether ‘black tax’ is real or not, we talk about the present day manifestations of South Africa’s history, and the role mentors play in an academic journey. Things mentioned in the show: Her TV Show: Rise! Talk Show @RiseTalkShow Renny Eddo-Lodge: About Race Podcast Black Professionals Scholarship Fund: www.bpsf.co.za , @BPSF1...

Duration:00:49:37

1. (Re)Defining Home W/ Farah AlHaddad

6/24/2018
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In this episode I interview Farah AlHaddad, a Syrian post-graduate student at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). We talk about the changing understanding of ‘home’, the performance of gratitude, imposter syndrome, among other topics. Things mentioned in this episode: United World Colleges (UWC): https://www.uwc.org/ Document on How to Survive Grad School Facebook Group: Surviving and Thriving at MAC #SYGSpod Music: Out Here by Young Kurtz from Free Music...

Duration:00:38:26

00 - Trailer

6/17/2018
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A sneal peak at So, You Got a Scholarship - a new show hosted by Rutendo Chabikwa (@tedoex), taking a look at the highs and lows of academia through sharing the rarely told experiences of those that study on scholarship inside and outside the classroom. Twitter: .@SYGSpod or .@tedoex Email: sygspodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:01:54