January 31, 2018


News from the Southern African Wildlife College Trust

An opportunity not to be missed! The Trust spent two unforgettable days at the College to attend the “highlight event of the year”, the very special Wildlife Area Management student dinner, followed by the student graduation the next day. The College was a buzz of activity, and the students’ sense of whole-hearted excitement, pride and...
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Gawie’s Field News, November 2017

It is mid-November and it seems rather likely that we are once again headed for a below average rainfall season. It started rather positively with some fairly good rains in September. We received a couple of small showers that got the grass going and then we had one good downpour that caused a few puddles...
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Founders Day Long Term Service Awards 2017

“Founder’s Day not only celebrates the day on which HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh unveiled the foundation stone of the Southern African Wildlife College in 1996,  but highlights the fact that every staff member has jointly played a role in the organisation’s success.” This was the message from Southern African Wildlife College CEO...
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What it means to be a mentor, by Elna de Beer

“Joining the college in January 2017 to take up mentoring of Sboniso Phakathi, the person who became responsible for the RISE Unit at the end of 2016, was a decision based on the SAWC CEO’s belief in the ability of a young team and the courage to formally introduce mentorship as an innovative management and...
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Jeppe Boys’ Society and West Bengal Forestry Division

Jeppe Boys’ Society Since the last Bateleur addition, we have had the honor of hosting Jeppe Boys High School for their annual camp from 4-7 October 2017. SAWC has so much to offer schools in terms of giving the youth the tangible feel of what some of conservation career involve making the visit both fun...
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