Lakshmi reflects on the highly competitive process of college applications into engineering and medical colleges in India. Her article provides a personalised account of the immense pressures associated with these college applications.
Kai Grotepass argues that if the betterment of humanity is the goal of our activities, then we need both competition and collaboration.
Tshogofatso Brigette Lope argues that collaboration can be successful if students are taught the necessary skills early on. She further discusses how competing with oneself can be a good motivator to achieve one's goals.
In this article, Mpoyi Luboya reflects on the challenges that he experienced in an undergraduate engineering mathematics course. Luboya describes how attending the mathematics symposia gave him insight into his personal perceptions related to learning mathematics.