SABC Education Career Indaba draws 5000 students to the Sandton Convention Centre

“We are taking SABC Education Career Indaba to the next level”

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Radio pioneer, Gareth Cliff, The Parlotones frontman, Kahn Morbee and leading organisations such as Rand Water, Liberty and South African Airways, are just some of the exciting names we look forward to having at this year’s SABC Education Career Indaba.

2015 sees the fourth edition of the annual Career Indaba expo at the Sandton Convention Centre from 18-19 May. Career Indaba is a free-to-attend student event, and for the first time will host a dedicated Parent Networking Evening between 17:00-19:00 on 18 May 2015.

“Last year we signed a historic three-year partnership with SABC Education and since then we have been taking Career Indaba to the next level” says Event Director, Tanya Jackman.

Rand Water’s Graduate programme:

Rand Water is this year’s platinum sponsor, Education & Development Practitioner Yvonne Nel explains: “SABC Education Career Indaba is the ideal platform through which Rand Water can make students aware of our initiatives and objectives. Skills development plays a vital role in our organisation, which is why we will be providing students with the opportunity to take up positions in our internships, provide bursaries, offer apprentices and graduate development programmes at Career Indaba 2015”.

Also exhibiting at Career Indaba is gold sponsor: Liberty, silver sponsor: South African Airways, and bronze sponsors: Lafarge and South African Jockey Academy.

Universities and further education institutions provide the answers:

The University of South Africa (UNISA), University of Johannesburg (UJ), Technical Vocational Education and Training Colleges (TVETs) and many more education institutions, will be looking for bright young students to recruit. Danie Swart, Head of SABC Education further explains “SABC Education understands the importance of equipping learners with the right knowledge to ensure that they are able to make informed decisions about their study and career paths.”

Students will have access to many of the answers they may be looking for from leading corporates, universities and employers.

Interactive workshops:

There will be a two-day workshop programme designed to help students develop the skills needed to support post school and university decision making. Career Indaba’s Tanya Jackman, adds: “this year we have partnered with various companies in order to make sure we have a variety of topics in our workshop programme that will educate and up skill students”

Some of the workshops presented by Careers24, Bizcommunity, and SA Study will cover topics such as: CV writing, preparing for an interview and the difference between university and the workplace. To view the full workshop programme visit:

Celebrity guests:

Gareth Cliff, founder of Cliff Central and Kahn Morbee, lead singer of The Parlotones will be joining Career Indaba 2015 as celebrity guests. Students will have the opportunity to interact with them during their dedicated workshops slots aimed at inspiring students to work hard and reach for their dreams.

With the host of top employers, local universities and TVETs that will be at this year’s event, parents are encouraged to attend Career Indaba with their children and assist them in realising their potential.

Visitors and parents can register online for their free pass at:


Dates:  Monday and Tuesday, 18-19 May 2015
Times:  Monday 09h00-19h00; Tuesday 09h00-15h00
Location:  Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg

For more information, interviews and media accreditation:
Marketing Coordinator: Zara Eckles
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +27 21 700 3541
Fax: +27 21 700 3501

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