South African Students and School Leavers Get Ready for Student Expo 2015

Student Expo 2015
Student Expo 2015

Taking place in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Pretoria from 17 April through to 25 July 2015, the Student Expo is the only exhibition in South Africa that focuses on providing current and future students with all of the tools needed to thrive in their future careers. This event comprises four exhibitions that will be held across the country, catering to students, schools and parents.

Cape Town, March 2015 – After a hugely successful 2014 event, Student Expo is back with a brand new series of events aimed at inspiring, educating and empowering tomorrow’s leaders. With events taking place in major cities across South Africa from April until July, Grade 11 and 12 students from all over the country are invited to attend what is sure to be the best event to date.
Last year’s event saw the attendance of leading international institutions from America, Germany, Russia and Botswana, along with thousands of students from state and private schools. A major highlight of this year’s event will be the High Flyers Power Hour, which will run between 09h00 and 15h00. During this time, speakers from various industries across the country and beyond will have a chance to present their products to attending schools and students, in short 10 minute presentations. The line-up for the 2015 Student Expo talks includes the following study areas:

• 09h00 Universities
09h30 Agricultural, FMCG and hospitality studies
• 10 h 00 Décor and design, technical and engineering studies
10h30 Bookkeeping, secretarial, accountancy, business, law and economics
11h00 Health Science, medical, nursing sport and fitness studies
11h30 Pluming, welding, carpentry and electrical studies
12h00 Computer & project management studies
12h30 Management studies; Human Resources and childcare studies
13h30 Teaching, art, fashion and creative studies
14h30 Media, journalism, event management and wedding planning
Attending students will have the opportunity to meet influential leaders across a variety of industries, while viewing presentations from universities and companies throughout the country. This exhibition offers an extremely useful platform for high school students – especially those wanting to explore the numerous paths offered after school. Presenting students with a full spectrum overview of student life, the Student Expo is designed to offer guidance and direction as well as inspiration on the vast range of opportunities that lie in wait for South Africa’s youth. In addition to potential fields of study, students will also have the chance to learn more about the specifics of student life, from accommodation to finances, transportation, training, social and sporting opportunities. Soft skills such as interview preparation and job hunting will also be covered, further helping to empower school leavers’ in their career growth.

Older students, school leavers and graduates are also invited to attend these life-shaping events, which are open to anyone seeking to expand their horizons and prepare for student life.

Companies, universities and industries who wish to participate in this year’s Student Expo have a range of stand options, including table & chair option for only R 3500 (Cape Town only) or 2x1m shell scheme stands that are available at R7000, 2x2m stands for R9000, 2x3m stands for R11000 and 3x3m stands for R16000. For more information on obtaining a stand at one of the upcoming events, please contactaccounts@student-expo.com.
For general enquiries and information on the Student Expo 2015, visit www.student-expo.com.
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• Dates:

o Cape Town: Waterfront Clock Tower – 17-18 April

o Pretoria: Brooklyn Mall – 7-9 May

o Johannesburg: Greenstone Mall – 23-25 July

• Times:

Thursday & Friday: 09h00-18h00; Saturday: 09h0015h00

• Costs:

o Free entry
o Exhibitors’ stands range from R7000 – R16000

• Website: www.student-expo.com

• Email: info@student-expo.co.za

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