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.

DHL GradStar Awards 2021

The 2021 GradStar Awards 10 of the Finest have been named. Congratulations go to the brightest young minds of 2021

Name: Institution:
Zanele Mangena University of Witwatersrand (Wits)
Chuene Kekana University of the Witwatersrand
Rafaela Moutsoures Rhodes University
Amukelani Machabi Rhodes University (RU)
Azra Rajah Nelson Mandela University
Kerusha Naidu Mancosa
Jessica Lee University of Cape Town
Pleasure Maphanga  University of Cape Town
Tshegofatso Masenya University of Cape Town
Olona Ndzuzo University of South Africa


Runners up

Timothy Coetzee                              Eduvos
Simphiwe Ngubane                        University of the Witwatersrand

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?

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