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National Students Union Files Urgent Chamber Application Challenging eLearning

Zimbabwe National Sudents Union (ZINASU) has filed an urgent chamber application contesting the introduction of eLearning. The urgent application cites MSU students and Prof Amon Murwira as respondents. In MSUs case, ZINASU says the university made the decision to adopt eLearning without consulting “relevant stakeholders”. By doing so, many students will see their right to […]

Midlands State University SIFE team comes 4th in Enactus world cup

In April this year we had the opportunity to attend a TEDxChange event in Harare where a student team from a local university, Midlands State University, presented a project called Gre-Cycling – research they are carrying out to create a machine that converts waste plastic to diesel. We wrote about it here. We were delighted […]

Making diesel out of waste plastic – a SIFE-MSU Project

Amoung the inspiring presentations made at the event was this project by a BOOST-SIFE Zimbabwe team of students at the Midlands State University (more about the BOOST-SIFE initiative here), which I thought would be great share here. The project is called Gre-Cycling and it’s basically research on a machine that converts waste plastic to diesel.