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Help us realise Sandiso’s dream – “A real home with a real address” for his family

By |2019-04-16T13:27:26+00:00February 1st, 2019|Bridging Year, Fundraising and events, General news, Tertiary Support|

Sandiso was an SAEP bridging year student in 2010 and went on to study sports management and then marketing. Since then he has spent a great deal of time in our offices, studying, helping out and befriending staff and students. We are deeply saddened that someone with so much potential, who was making his way [...]

Rest in Peace Sandiso

By |2019-04-16T13:29:36+00:00December 12th, 2018|Bridging Year, General news, Tertiary Support|

The whole SAEP family has been in shock over the past week after hearing about one of our most well-known and much loved students, Sandiso Ndinisa’s death last weekend. Sandiso was a bridging year student in 2010 and went on to study sports management and then marketing. Since then he has spent a great deal [...]

Looking back over the last year – 2018 Overview

By |2019-04-16T13:30:50+00:00November 30th, 2018|Bridging Year, Early Childhood Development, General news, Hope Scholars, Impact Centre, Primary school, Tertiary Support|

What an exciting year it’s been! We have seen significant positive outcomes across all our programmes, culminating in year-end graduation and celebration events with our beneficiaries. We are proud to share this year’s highlights with you as 2018 comes to a close. From all of us at SAEP, we would like to extend our immense [...]

Students share about their community service experiences

By |2017-11-28T10:58:28+00:00November 28th, 2017|Bridging Year, Tertiary Support|

L - R Athini, Sisipho & Neo receiving their community service awards at graduation November 2017 Students share about their community service experiences Our Bridging Year programme prepares recent matriculants for tertiary education. We work with young people from under-resourced backgrounds who haven’t achieved the final school marks required to gain entry into [...]

SAEP continued making a difference in 2016!

By |2016-12-13T14:17:31+00:00December 13th, 2016|ADT Teach, Arts, Bridging Year, Early Childhood Development, Fundraising and events, Hope Scholars, Primary school, Tertiary Support|

What an exciting year it’s been! We have seen significant positive outcomes across all our programmes, culminating in year-end graduation and celebration events with our beneficiaries. We are proud to share this year’s highlights with you as 2016 comes to a close. We started 2016 with the anticipation of growing our newly-introduced Siyakhathala Primary programme [...]

Chasing the Varsity Dream can be a Nightmare

By |2016-10-21T08:41:36+00:00August 15th, 2016|General news, Tertiary Support|

By Janine Jansen, SAEP Tertiary Support Manager First published in the City Press, 14 August 2016 Most South African youth are set up to fail. In my years working with township youth, I have consistently witnessed learners selecting tertiary study opportunities based on their perceived earning power and social status. They want to be doctors, [...]

It’s Graduation Season!

By |2016-10-21T08:41:40+00:00April 15th, 2016|General news, Tertiary Support|

Despite a year filled with disruption, on-going protests, campus shutdowns, postponed exams and racial wars, graduation season is in full swing and many students across the country have managed to overcome the higher-education crises that was 2015. Certainly feelings of joy and accomplishment fill the air, with students taking to social media where their qualification [...]

The Kindness That Binds Us

By |2016-10-21T08:41:41+00:00January 22nd, 2016|Cross Cutting, Tertiary Support|

The Big Read: The kindness that binds us Jonathan Jansen | 22 January Source: Times Live Tyra Hendricks* can see the university from the one-bedroomed flat she shares with three other adults and a child. "But we also use the small lounge," she quickly adds, as my frown must have questioned how five human beings [...]

Calling all students interested in Engineering

By |2016-10-21T08:41:43+00:00January 18th, 2016|ADT Teach, Bridging Year, Tertiary Support|

Tool and Die Making is a career that is listed as one of South Africa’s critical skills – i.e. there is a shortage of trained people in this industry. There is an opportunity for matriculants with a pass in Maths, Physical Science and English to apply for free training in Tool and Die making. This [...]

One of our TSP Students is the LeadSA September Youth Hero

By |2016-10-21T08:41:45+00:00November 18th, 2015|Hope Scholars, Tertiary Support|

One of our students and an alumni of our Hope Scholars Programme, Aphiwe Mxabanisi, received the LeadSA September Youth Hero award. Aphiwe is currently a 1st year student at TSIBA, studying a Bachelor of Business Administration. Besides the cricket club that he is involved with, Aphiwe is very active in giving back. He and other ex-learners of [...]

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