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Gender Studies is taught on both the Durban and Pietermaritzburg campuses. For information about undergraduate and graduate courses, please visit the Department of Gender Studies website.

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The physical library was closed to users from 16th March 2020 as a health precaution. The closure will remain in place until further notice. Click here to contact us. 

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Gender Studies libguide provides information for undergraduates, graduates and researchers in general in the field of Tourism.  The aim of this guide is to help you to find your way through the information resources needed for your research projects. This guide is accessible from any computer with internet connectivity. Whether you choose to work from home (see off campus access) or the university, you will still be able to access the resources.

If you are having any problems finding suitable information or just need help getting started, please contact the librarian via email or telephone.



DATE: Saturday , 21st OCTOBER 2017

TIME: 09h00 - 13h00

VENUE: MTB.  Room to be announced shortly. 

The Saturday school is organised as a means to do revision of the GEST 202 course.  There will be a host of activities in three rooms, which includes a writing workshop, exam preparation, and a session on women and the media. The programme will not host simultaneous events but events in succession; students and staff are welcome to attend all events

For Further information contact:

Prof. Rozena Maart   

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Renee DamonseContact Info:

Cecil Renaud Main Library. Ground Floor. Office 5. Scottsville. Pietermaritzburg.
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