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.
Triven Govender contends that the idea that competition improves the individual is false because winners are advantaged and 'losers' are disadvantaged.
Cecilia Hernandez writes about the path out of poverty - good grades, getting into college, graduating and finding a well-paying job. She realized that to succeed on this journey she needed to ask for help and collaborate with others.
The winner of the Mathematics is Everywhere contest, held on Pi-Day (14 March), is Sidumiso Vuma with this poem.