Connecting the world of university to the world of work:

A programme to recognise the Top 100 university students across South Africa and connect them with potential employers, as well as business mentors.

Absa GradStar Awards 2020

GradStar is our programme that recognises the Top 100 students across the country based on leadership qualities and readiness for the workplace. We receive over 8000 entries which are then narrowed down to the top 100, ‘then the 10 of the Finest’. Many of the Top 100 recognised students have received job offers from major employers as a result of being recognized through this programme.

Top 10 2019 students Testimonies

How did it feel to be recognised as one of the Top 10 GradStars in the country for 2018?

Why do you think programmes like GradStar are important?

How has GradStar made a difference in your life?

Programme Sponsors

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