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Ulovane Update: January 2020 Semester Week 3

05 Feb
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Apprentice Field Guides Meet Jesse from the Apprentice Field guide course, to share with you all this week, their adventures of week three! If I had to pick a favourite moment of this past week, it would be seeing a male and female lion on one of our game drives on Amakhala Game Reserve! I […]

Ulovane Update: Final Blog for 2018! November Marines

21 Dec
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Marine Guides In my last blog post at the end of the Trails program, I began by saying that time is warped at Ulovane. This one, I will begin by saying the Marine course is completed in warp speed. The 4-week Marine course passed in the blink of an eye (or maybe I could say […]

Ulovane Update: October Field Guides Week 9 and November Marines Week 2

05 Dec
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Field Guides The week that has passed was filled with fear, excitement, tears and joy as we went through assessment game drives. This is the moment we have all been waiting for; what it feels like to become a field guide. It was an exciting and nerve wracking experience, and I think everyone dealt with it […]

Ulovane Update: Field Guides Week 8 and Marine Guides Week 1

28 Nov
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Field Guides This has been a week of mock assessment game drives, a sight and sound test,  practical assessment and the final written exams on Frogs, Amphibians and Fish. The usual Eastern Cape weather – very sunny one day and raining the next or even the same day, it keeps life interesting that is for […]

Ulovane Update: Successful and Productive Week 7

20 Nov
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Field Guides Week 7 was a busy but amazing week! I am writing this blog in my sleeping bag while watching the sun rise out on Ulovane! This week we started with our Mock Practical Assessments, had the usual classes and our tracking assessment with a special surprise waiting for us over the weekend. I had […]