The course is currently a pilot module available on ClickUp, making it voluntary for students to take part in. The course occurs over a four-week period, with week one to three comprising of various online activities. In the fourth week the participants conduct interviews with fellow participants.

The developer of the course is Prof. Christi van der Westhuizen, who holds a PhD in Critical Diversity Studies. When speaking to Perdeby, Prof. van der Westhuizen explained that the course is available for all students in the university. It does not carry any credits; however, “students that [completed] the pilot [received] certificates that they can add to their CVs,” she added.

The course aligns with academic theories on difference and the university’s vision, mission and values. Students who wish to get involved can do so by looking out for the next pilot edition that will be in August on their ClickUp page

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