Who is Cecil John Rhodes?
According to the Metro: More than 150 lecturers are refusing to teach students at an Oxford University college over its decision to keep a statue of Cecil Rhodes, it has been reported.
The Rhodes Scholarship is an international postgraduate award for students to study at the University of Oxford.
Established in 1903, it is the oldest graduate scholarship in the world. It’s considered among the most prestigious international scholarship programmes in the world. Its founder, diamond magnate Cecil John Rhodes, wanted to promote unity between English-speaking nations and instil a sense of civic-minded leadership and moral fortitude in future leaders, irrespective of their chosen career paths.
Today the scholarship is now open to applicants from all backgrounds and from across the globe.
IF YOU DONT LIKE THE STATUE GO AND TEACH OR STUDY ELSEWHERE…
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