About UniCamp

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]UniCamp is a two-week programme run in Keetmanshoop, southern Namibia, which aims to inspire learners from J.A. Nel School; 10 students from Cardiff University and 8 students from the University of Namibia (UNAM) will join forces to help raise aspirations and encourage the pupils to fulfill their potential.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The programme’s overarching theme is ‘Heart Health Namibia’ –  learners will work with the student ambassadors and be expected to launch a public heart health campaign for Namibia towards the end of the two weeks, using the skills and knowledge acquired. UniCamp will allow learners to participate in four different ‘subject streams’: Healthcare; Computer Science; Journalism and Media; Business and Entrepreneurship.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Organisers hope that the experience will be transformative for the Namibian children, with some progressing to university, as well as benefiting the students taking part.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The initiative is part of Cardiff University’s Phoenix Project, a partnership with UNAM to improve health and reduce poverty in Namibia.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]