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.

“At DHL we love GradStar, recruiting through GradStar has positively changed the talent dimension in our organisation.” – Paul Clegg, VP HR, DHL Express SSA  

Entries for the 2024 DHL GradStar Awards are officially open!

Please click the button below to find out more information on how to enter.

DHL GradStar Awards 2023

The 2023 GradStar Awards 10 of the Finest have been named. Congratulations go to the brightest young minds of 2023

Veronica Mwale Bachelor of Commerce: Applied Accounting Eduvos
Enock Soko Bachelor of Science Honours in Mathematical Statistics University of Johannesburg
Kamogelo Samotse Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Sciences North West University
Kelisha Pandaram Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Marketing Management University of KwaZulu-Natal
Jediael Benjamin Dhawraj Bachelor of Science Honours: Plant Molecular Biology and Physiology University of KwaZulu-Natal
Lerato Solomon Bachelor of Arts in Community Development University of South Africa
Ukhanyo Mdakane Bachelor of Laws: Undergraduate University of Cape Town
Karabo Dinake Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology North West University
Ntikana Ramohlale Master of Arts Rhodes University
Thadeus Johannes Bachelor of Commerce in Law University of the Free State


Runners up

Thobile Ngwenya Bachelor of Science Honours University of Cape Town
Clarisse Scheepers Bachelor of Commerce in Law University of Pretoria
Claudette Mokone Bachelor of Laws Nelson Mandela University
Tiisetso Molata Bachelor of Commerce in Econometrics University of Pretoria

Top 10 2023 Students Testimonials

How did it feel to be recognised as one of the Top 10 GradStars in the country for 2023?

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