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Partnering with Global Conservation Corps

The College, through the RISE unit partnered with the Global Conservation Corps (GCC) early in 2020 for the delivery of GCC’s Future Rangers Programme as a pilot programme to Grade 8 students of two strategic high schools within the SAWC’s core area of community influence. This project is the pilot phase of bringing consistent conservation...
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Coaching Conservation continues to inspire and grow kids in our communities

In the previous Bateleur, RISE reported on the partnership between Coaching Conservation, and the Southern African Wildlife College, supported by the Investec Rhino Lifeline. We looked at the impact of 2019 and the hopes of further promoting environmental awareness to inspire a generation of kids who care about themselves, others and the natural environment around...
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It was all systems go for the Community and Youth Access Department

The Community and Youth Development department started the year on a positive note after receiving 24 students from across the SADC region for the Natural Resource Management, Terrestrial, NQF Level 5 course as well as 23 students from South Africa for the Resource Guardianship NQF level 2 course. The latter course being sponsored by the...
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A Q & A on the last field ranger course

A  Q & A on the last field ranger course the College was able to run before all courses at the College ceased as a result of the Covid-19 virus.  Field Ranger/Law Enforcement – Armed How many students (men and women) attended the course? Twenty-three (23) students completed the programme: 4 female and 19 males....
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Update Level 4 Lockdown – SAWC Response

SAWC RESPONSE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC – UPDATED ACTIONS AS SOUTH AFRICA ENTERS LEVEL 4 LOCKDOWN FROM 1 MAY 2020   The Southern African Wildlife College takes its responsibility to manage the health and safety of its employees and people on campus seriously. The SAWC will always undertake any and all measures to do so, whilst also...
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Coronavirus resources for communities

As we work together as South Africans to help slow the spread of Covid-19, we’re sharing some resources created by one of the Southern African Wildlife College’s (SAWC’s) partners, Coaching For Conservation (C4C). In normal circumstances, we work with them to roll out conservation education to kids from communities living close to protected areas. The...
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UPDATE – Measures being taking to combat COVID-19

Further to the News Flash that went out from the College on Monday 16 March 2020 following President Ramaphosa’s statement on South Africa’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic, please be informed that the Southern African Wildlife College continues to monitor the situation closely. As a private higher education and training facility, we have been in...
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Measures being taken to combat COVID-19

The Southern African Wildlife College is aware of developments in the spread of the Coronavirus both internationally and locally. We are monitoring the situation closely, and are taking precautionary measures, while waiting for further clarity and directives at government level. This follows the spread of the virus and the statement released yesterday, Sunday March 15,...
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Investec Rhino Lifeline and Coaching Conservation combine efforts to inspire more kids who care

In 2019 the College, through its RISE (Rural Initiatives for a Sustainable Environment) unit, were proud to announce they would begin delivering Coaching Conservation’s after-school programme to local communities. This new partnership, between Coaching Conservation, sponsors Investec, and the Southern African Wildlife College, promotes environmental awareness as it seeks to inspire a generation of kids...
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Make the most of the end of the financial year…

For many the end of the current financial year is beckoning.  We encourage our South African supporters to make the most of it by making a meaningful contribution to training and skills development. The good news is that this can be a win-win. By supporting skills development, either as part of one’s individual or corporate social responsibility...
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