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What Makes TSiBA Different
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Education is not only about transferring knowledge. The TSiBA experience integrates personal development with business learning and provides a wide variety of experiential learning opportunities through coordinated internships, mentorship, leadership, entrepreneurship and career management programmes that are core to our offering. Our small student numbers and extensive networks enable us to ignite a world of opportunity for each individual who studies with us. This model facilitates the development of well rounded, emotionally intelligent graduates.
Profile of Graduateness
Our unique Profile of Graduateness places attitude at the heart of a student’s development and layers skills and knowledge around this. We seek to ensure that our students are equipped not only for further study and the working world, but are also provided with practical opportunities to incubate and manage businesses whilst studying. We depict this using the Profile_of_Graduateness.pdf
Pay it Forward
The guiding philosophy of TSiBA is embodied in the concept of “Pay it Forward” and this is an important part of our culture. Students who are awarded scholarships are not required to pay for their education monetarily, but rather to “Pay it Forward” by transferring the knowledge, skills and resources that they gain at TSiBA to their communities. In this way, TSiBA’s vision of “Igniting Opportunity” is realised. To read more about how TSiBA’s graduates are Paying it Forward visit alumni.
Leadership and Entrepreneurship
TSiBA’s aim is to develop leaders and entrepreneurs who will take South Africa forward. Entrepreneurship and Leadership are therefore the major subjects in our degree programme. We also create opportunities to practice leadership and entrepreneurship every day. Built into the curriculum in all our courses are numerous opportunities to begin a business and make a difference in others people’s lives whilst still studying. Our Ignition Centres oversee a range of services that we offer the communities in which our campuses are based. Our students also run a number of clubs and societies such as Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) and Peer Education that ignite opportunity and learning. For more information about our latest Pay it Forward activities, please visit our blog.