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Emmanuel Ogbuabo

Senior Student Assistant


Emmanuel joined PLAAS in March 2018 as a Senior Student Assistant. Emmanuel works closely with Front of House staff and provides general admin support. He is currently registered for a Masters in Development Studies. His work experience includes tutoring Anthropology and Sociology for the UWC Residential Services Living and Learning Programme, and the Department of Anthropology and Sociology. Emmanuel has also worked as a Caller Centre Representative for the UWC Alumni fund raising campaign tagged ‘Access to Success Campaign’. He was a Research Assistant with Gender and Development Research Group and Health Policy Research Group both in Nigeria where he facilitated qualitative research data gathering, transcribing and coding data for analysis. Emmanuel still serves as a mentor and tutor to student at his spare time and part of his contribution to student development in the University of the Western Cape.


  • B.Sc. Sociology and Anthropology, University of Nigeria
  • BA (Hons) Development Studies, University of the Western Cape