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The SAGEA Awards are celebrated biennially and provide our members (Employers, Suppliers and Institutions of Higher Learning) with the opportunity to showcase their achievements in the field of graduate employment.  The Awards provide members with

New funding of USD 3.5 million over 3 years   10 November 2017 – Johannesburg – Harambee, the South African youth employment accelerator, and United States Agency for International Development (USAID), have announced a partnership that will

by Cathy Sims The most recent SAGEA Employer Benchmarking study sought input from just under 100 leading and most reputable graduate employers.  The research reveals numerous trends around numbers of graduate vacancies, graduate starting salaries, how

By Cathy Sims Now in their eighth year, The SAGEA Employer Awards celebrate the achievements of South Africa’s leading graduate employers. The awards are decided entirely by successful graduate job seekers who have received confirmed job

By Carol Butcher -  The headline “Let the young lead” in the online publication howafrica.com, caught my eye. The article was about Kofi Annan’s views on today’s youth. Kofi Annan is a former UN Secretary-General, Chair

The GC Index and Young People Index – Working in a symbiotic relationship in schools The Challenge By Helen Rivero, Director of the Young People Index in the UK -  Andrew Roberts-Wray, the visionary head teacher newly appointed

By Carol Butcher -  It is fascinating to read stories about South Africa’s top matriculants -  what is even more fascinating is the fact that their recipe for success is very often very different from the

by Cathy Sims -  Each year SAGEA reaches out to graduates who have accepted positions at our member organisations to gather insights from them on their profile, job search preferences and thoughts on Employers of Choice

By Cathy Sims -  Over the last 8 years of researching the hearts and minds of young graduates, interesting patterns are emerging – some expected, some very unexpected. Each year SAGEA (South African Graduate Employers Association) reaches

By Carol Butcher –  Be careful what you promise may be one of the greatest lessons learnt from the #FeesMustFall Campaign. University students are holding the ANC to its 1994 promise of free education. Over twenty years