We actively seek students who have a heart for entrepreneurship and leadership. Students are required to demonstrate such potential through personal initiatives either in social or business entrepreneurship, and complementary projects that contribute to a better society. As such, learners academic results only form one part of the application process.
While the African spirit of ubuntu is encompassed in our leadership model, that of interdependency, the Academy also celebrates each student’s unique contribution, efforts, and learning needs. We understand that every individual has his/her own talents and specialities. The Academy thus provides a space that both interrogates and aims to foster this quality.
Our students are groomed for practical leadership through a combination of two-year hands-on leadership, global perspectives, personal development and entrepreneurship courses.
Through comprehensive support structures, an enabling environment and encouragement of consistent and good work ethic, the Academy encourages academic achievement and aims to raise the grades of its students - no matter what their backgrounds.
Health club memberships avail gym sessions and classes that are incorporated in the school day where students engage, keep fit and ensure that they are both mentally and physically fit.
Our curriculum incorporates practical development opportunities. Whether as part of starting a business, pitching ideas to potential investors, delivering a public address, or getting exposed to the multi-faceted nature of leadership, the program ensures that every student has a chance to his/her leadership characteristics.
We invite leaders from a broad range of spheres to engage with our students directly. These guests range from entrepreneurs, activists, innovators, or business professionals who help students move from the abstract to a more concrete understanding of leadership.
Exposure and networks
Through various partnerships and strategic networks, the Academy provides platforms for our students to share their stories, ideas, and experience to assist them in turning their dreams into realities.