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Dylan Barry

South Africa-at-Large, 2018

Dylan Barry
  • Current Place of Residence: Johannesburg

  • University: University of the Witwatersrand

  • Current/Recent Course: BSc Economic Science Physics

Dylan Barry completed a BSc with distinction in Economics and Physics, and is currently completing an Honours degree focused on theoretical physics at the University of the Witwatersrand. In the context of South Africa’s #FeesMustFall protests, Dylan has written extensively on the challenges facing South African higher education. Dylan contributed to the 2017 UNESCO Global Education Monitoring Youth Report and is currently a Youth Ambassador for the associated campaign. When not debating policy Dylan runs up mountains and through forests. He represented South Africa at the 2015 Junior World Orienteering Championships in Norway. Dylan is also an aspiring cartoonist, writer and jazz musician. At Oxford Dylan intends to pursue an MPhil in Economics.