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07/09/2015 07:50 BST | Updated 07/09/2015 07:59 BST

University's Moving Advert Tells Humbling Story Of Sudanese Refugee Deng Thiak Adut

University adverts are normally cheesy compliations of laughing middle-class students strolling across leafy campuses with satchels full of books.

But not this one. Western Sydney University's tells the story of Deng Thiak Adut, born in Sudan but taken away from his mother aged six and forced to fight with rebels in Ethiopia.

After being rescued by the United Nations and flown to Australia, Adut taught himself to read and enrolled on a law degree.

Yes, it's still a promotional advert, but it also tells a very important - and timely - message about refugees.

H/T to Mashable