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Participating Universities

Enactus plays an essential role in advancing entrepreneurship through its call for action and shared innovation that transforms lives and creates a better future for all.

Universities that participate in Enactus, join a global network of institutions and academic leaders who are providing an important learning experience to their students career growth that will last them throughout their careers. It adds a 360˚ life experience of entrepreneurial action to their resumé.

Because Enactus is designed as a natural extension of student’s academic activities, the result for participating universities is a more enhanced learning process that produce students who are motivated and approach their education with a greater sense of ownership and purpose.

Mentored by faculty advisors (academics) and local advisory boards (community and business leaders) established by the university teams, the teams spend the academic year conducting enterprising and educational outreach projects that make a lasting difference and impact in their communities. They focus on empowering people in need by demonstrating leadership to drive business and innovation for sustainable positive impact to benefit people, planet and prosperity. This entrepreneurial approach improve the quality of life and standard of living in communities.

Enactus South Africa is active at the following universities across South Africa.
2020 participating universities are:

Cape Peninsula University of Technology
Faculty advisor: Mrs Melani-Ann Hara
Team Manager: Mr Arden Bissila

Central University of Technology
Faculty advisor: Prof Crispen Chipunza
Co-faculty advisor: Dr Patient Rambe
Co-faculty advisor: Ms Maraka Lefera

Durban University of Technology
Faculty Advisor: Mrs Lana-Ann Brady
Co-faculty Advisor: Ms Nontokoza Ngcobo

Mangosuthu University of Technology
Faculty advisor: Mr Edgar Samkange
Co-faculty advisor: Mr Ndumiso Masondo

Nelson Mandela University
Faculty advisor: Ms Karen Snyman
Co-Faculty Advisor: Mrs Sade Prinsloo
Co-Faculty Advisor: Dr Shelley Beck

North-West University
Faculty advisor: Mr Johann Landsberg
Co-faculty advisor: Mrs Liandi van den Berg
Co-faculty advisor: Ms Annelie Steenkamp
Co-faculty advisor: Mrs Lerato Mohalajeng
Co-faculty advisor: Dr Pieter van Schalkwyk

Rhodes University
Faculty advisor: Dr Nosiphiwe Ngqwala
Co-faculty advisor: Dr Trust Kabungaidze

Sefako Makgotho Health Science University
Faculty advisor: Prof Joshua Olowoyo
Co-faculty advisor: Dr Liziwe Mugivhisa

Sol Plaatje University
Faculty advisor: Vacant

Tshwane University of Technology
Faculty advisor: Dr Althea Mvula

University of Cape Town
Faculty advisor: Mr Stuart Hendry

University of Fort Hare
Faculty advisor: Ms Ellen Rungani

University of Johannesburg
Faculty advisor: Mr Lawrance Seseni
Co-faculty advisor: Ms Christa van Zyl
Co-faculty advisor: Ms Stella Bvuma
Co-faculty advisor: Dr Roelien Brink

University of KwaZulu-Natal
Faculty advisor: Mr Muzomuhle Bongumenzi Mhlongo
Co-faculty advisor: Dr Mvuselelo Ngcoya

University of Limpopo
Faculty advisor: Mr James Sekele
Co-faculty advisor: Mr Kgahliso Maota
Co-faculty advisor: Mr Kevin Meso

University of Mpumalanga
Faculty advisor: Dr Ferdinand Niyimbanira
Co-faculty advisor: Mr Themba Lukhele

University of Pretoria
Faculty advisor:Mr Carel Willemse
Co-faculty advisor: Dr Rina Wilken

University of the Free State (Bloemfontein Campus)
Faculty advisor: Mr Teko Malefane
Co-faculty advisor: Mr Frank Makhabane
Co-faculty advisor: Ms Mirriam Matsoaboli

University of the Free State (QwaQwa Campus)
Faculty advisor: Mr Grey Magaiza
Co-faculty advisor: Ms Nomcebo Dlamini
Co-faculty advisor: Dr Tom Okello
Co-faculty advisor: Ms Lebohang Masoabi

University of the Western Cape
Faculty advisor: Mr Garth van Rooyen
Co-faculty advisor: Ms Lana Franks

University of the Witwatersrand
Faculty advisor: Mr Emmanuel Nkomo

University of Venda
Faculty advisor: Dr Malebogo Legodi
Co-faculty advisor: Mr Hlanganipai Ngirande

Vaal University of Technology
Faculty advisor: Mrs Onica Matseke
Co-faculty advisor: Ms Selinah Mahlangu

Walter Sisulu University
Faculty advisor: Ms Khanyisile Blaai
Co-faculty advisor: Ms Nobuntu Rabaza
Co-faculty advisor: Mrs Vuyiseka Matya