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Exercise Book - VCE Mathematics, Bul Bulkoch, Footscray City College, 2002 Document Reg. No: HT 30288

Exercise book for the VCE subject 'Methods' and filled with handwritten mathematical equations and exercises.It belonged to Bul Ayuel Bulkoch who migrated as a refugee with his family from southern Sudan in 1996. This maths book is from Bul's final year at Footscray City College, 2002, after which he went on to complete an engineering degree at Ballarat College.

Bul Bulkoch was born in southern Sudan in 1983 in the same year the war in Sudan began. Bul and his family fled Sudan trekking through Ethiopia, back to Sudan and finally to Kenya, residing in refugee camps until finally successfully gaining acceptance to Australia as refugees. Bul was 13 when he arrived in Australia in 1996 with his parents, younger sister and brothers. When he arrived at Melbourne International Airport, he had only the clothes he was wearing. As an Australian teenager, Bul played basketball, made many friends, and completed his secondary education at Footscray City College. He went on to complete his university engineering degree and now works for Rio Tinto in Western Australia as a mining engineer and planner.
Spirax-brand exercise book with yellow and white checked cover, blue type and white wire spiral binding. Grey card back cover. Inside pages white, line paper full of handwritten mathematical equations and exercises.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Bul Bulkoch, 2012
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 300 mm (Height), 215 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: education, refugees, youth, school students work, sudanese communities, bol aluat bul
Themes this item is part of: Bul Bulkoch, Sudanese Migrant, 1996, Childhood & Youth Collection, Migration Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: EDUCATION
Secondary Classification: Primary & Secondary Schools
Tertiary Classification: students
Inscriptions: Front cover: [handwritten] 'Bul/Methods'
User: Mr Bul Bulkoch, Footscray, Victoria, Australia, 2002

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