News & Student Stories

Smangaliso Mbili- Taking Up Space Unapologetically. ALU Education Blog.
13
May
Smangaliso Mbili: Taking Up Space Unapologetically

“Take up space. Do not minimize yourself for the convenience of others”, Tonya Ingram.

These words deeply resonate with ALU student, Smangaliso Mbili, who takes us through one of his boldest decisions so far: bringing TEDx to ALU Rwanda.

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Staying Apart is Keeping Us Together. ALU Education Blog.
07
May
Staying Apart is Keeping Us Together

At ALU, we take our sense of community very seriously, especially during uncertain times like these. So it’s not surprising that the ALU community has come up with fun and exciting ways of preserving our culture, maintaining our Restless Excellence value, and building unshakable support systems as we navigate the new normal we’re all faced with.

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Top 10 Tips for Studying at Home. ALU Education Blog.
23
Apr
Top 10 Tips for Studying at Home

Co-Founder of FemmePWR and recent ALC first-class honors graduate, Hope Mutua gives us some studying at home tips, as she speaks about how to remain productive, balanced, and supported during this time. Have you tried any of these tips yet?

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The Alibaba GET Challenge 2020
17
Apr
The Alibaba GET Challenge 2020

In 2020, we have all witnessed a disruption to daily life, work and much more due to the spread of the coronavirus across the world. In such times, our world becomes vulnerable and we have to ensure we have solutions that protect everyone or can improve the conditions in which we all exist.

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Sisekelo Dlamini: The Art of Failing. ALU Education Blog.
08
Apr
Sisekelo Dlamini: The Art of Failing

What would you do if your biggest venture became your greatest failure? Would you start again? Check out this story from one of our students, Sisekelo Dlamini, who shares how launching eSwatini’s next financial technology innovation led to his biggest failure. How did he bounce back from this? Read on to find out more.

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