ABSIP Student Development

The ABSIP Student Development is headed by Ephraim Moletsane, who oversees all the student affairs of ABSIP which includes the ABSIP Student

The ABSIP Student Development’s mandate is to promote career awareness and professional development initiatives targeted at the ABSIP student members, with the aim to better prepare the students for the world of work within the financial services sector.

The ABSIP Student Chapter has presence in 12 South African universities namely:

1. University of the Witwatersrand
2. University of Johannesburg
3. University of South Africa
4. University of Kwa-Zulu Natal
5. University of Western Cape
6. University of Cape Town
7. University of Pretoria
8 University of Free State
9. University of Limpopo
10. North West University
11. Milpark Business School
12. Monash University SA

The vision of the ABSIP Student Chapter is ‘To be the lead custodian and agent of youth economic transformation in the financial services sector and the broader economy’.

The mission of the ABSIP Student Chapter is to:

• Bridge the gap between university and the corporate environment, by enabling professional development from a young age
• Create a platform for students to network with professionals and stakeholders in the industry
• Create awareness of the various opportunities available in the industry and enhancing knowledge through information sharing
• Build a sustainable knowledge and support system for students to overcome hindrances, to reach their full potential and connect ideas
• Encourage entrepreneurship, innovative thinking and thought leadership.

The ABSIP Student Chapter programs cater towards student development and are as follows:

• Youth Economic Indaba
• Investment Forum
• Powerspeaks (lunch-time presentations)
• Quarterly Entrepreneurship Forums
• Career days (University and High School)
• Company visits
• Internships (with corporate members)

Contact details:
Tapiwa Elias
ABSIP Student Development Administrator
Tel: 010 203 9025