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At school it’s just the basics. The real learning is on site by doing

My name is Ntina (Peter) Makhetha. I am a 2017 Construction Management graduate. I first knew about rise’s in loco fellowship program in mid-2018 from one of my ex-tertiary colleagues who was one of the...

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in loco fellows blog series #7: Never lose hope, Give it a try

Some time after I completed my diploma in construction management in search for job opportunities, valuable skills and experience in the design and build industry, i come across one of my ex-classmates who introduced me...

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in loco fellows blog series #6: When opportunity presents itself, don’t be afraid to go after it

It’s a friday afternoon and my tertiary ex-classmate whom I hadn’t spoken to in a while drops me a WhatsApp text. To my surprise, the text is an invitation to the in loco fellowship which...

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in loco FELLOWS BLOG SERIES #5: Living the dream

‘’My passion and great enjoyment for architecture, and the reason the older I get the more I enjoy it, is because I believe we-architects can affect the quality of life of the people.’’ Richard Rogers...

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in loco fellows blog series #4: Grab every opportunity that comes your way because you never know where it will lead

Being a fellow changed the way I perceived myself and the world around me. After a car accident I experienced in 2015, which made me lose my memory, I never thought I would ever be...

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in loco fellows blog series #3: Success comes from good networking and a lot of experience

In this day and age in our country of Lesotho in order to succeed in any profession you’ve got to have connections and experience, a college diploma/degree alone does not guarantee success. I got introduced...

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Lesotho, una terra con grande sorriso

Lesotho, una terra con grande sorriso rinchiusa in dei confini troppo stretti per poter sprigionare la sua forte energia. Questa è la frase con cui descriverei il Lesotho e la mia personale esperienza in questo...

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Lesotho, a land with a big smile

Read the experience of a visiting architect from Italy to Lesotho

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in loco fellows blog series #2: Becoming who, I will

Read the 2nd in the in loco blog series 2019 where you get an insight into the thoughts and feelings of our fellows. This blog is by Nkhole Thakhisi fondly known as Kole.

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Lesotho Blues

This time last year it was just an idea. Today, that experience inspired an ambition and a change in my career. Was it already…? This time, a year ago? I still remember various thoughts popping...

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