30th International Partnerships for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells in the Economy (IPHE)

South Africa’s Hydrogen South Africa (HySA) flagship initiative is set to transition to a manufacturing capability, as the country looks to grow the local hydrogen fuel cell (HFC) market and become a significant player in a global HFC sector, which is projected to generate trillions of dollars in revenue.

South African nano researcher is FameLab International runner up

Keneilwe Moropa, a South African nano researcher, was named runner-up in the international FameLab competition in the UK last night, showing how big challenges can be overcome with small tech.

Gamification as a tool to drive science education

Gamification has become a popular method of learning and productive behavior, driven by both intrinsic and extrinsic motivation. For many years, psychology researchers such as Edward Deci and Richard M Ryan have highlighted that self-determination is an essential trait for personal development and also a great stimulus of creativity.

The South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA) aims to advance public awareness, appreciation and engagement of science, engineering and technology in South Africa.


18 – 20 June 2019

Asakhe Events career exhibition 2019.

20 June 2019

This event will assist Youth includes Grade 12 learners and Youth out of school with career exhibition that will be done by various stakeholders.

Loxion science fair and expo

28 – 29 June 2019

Brain waves development is excited to host the second annual Loxion science fair and expo. Our first event saw us host an overwhelming number of learners to a total of 3800 in Mamelodi, which was unheard of. It is for this reason that we are ready to host another one for the benefit of the learners in our community. The science fair is designed to encourage township learners to take part in the exciting world of science and technology, exposing them to experiences they are unlikely to see or witness in school.

6th annual Rural Education Festival

20 – 27 July 2019

Theme: Raised rural prosperity and sustainable production systems.

Sub-Theme: Protecting and preserving indigenous knowledge.

6th annual Rural Education Festival

UKZN Science Career Fair – Pietermaritzburg

31 July 2019

We inviting Industry to the Career Fair event to showcase working opportunities for our BSc Graduates. The Pietermaritzburg campus is home to the following disciplines:
Catering for the following disciplines:
BSC – Agriculture
BSC – Life Sciences
BSC – Physics and Chemistry
BSC – Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Sciences
We look forward to having you attend this event.

Science for Resilience

06  – 08 August 2019

A three day festival of physics, chemistry, mathematics, educational theatre, study opportunities and career guidance


14 September 2019

ScopeX is a Telescope and Astronomy Expo hosted annually since 2002 by amateur astronomers and members of the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa.
The event is held at the Military History Museum in Saxonwold, Johannesburg.
The website www.scopex.co.za gives detail on past events

TESS Mpumalanga Science Festival EXPO – Nkangala District 

24 -28 February 2020

A series of Science and Technology activities (exhibitions, lectures, demonstrations etc.) from different SET institutions.

Working World Exhibition 2020

21 -23 April 2020

The Working World Exhibition is the most comprehensive and cutting edge Exhibition – designed to empower and position learners for the world of work.
The Exhibition repackages the essential components of a Career guidance programme into an interactive experience that learners can identify with and find meaningful.
Career resources such as experts sharing opportunities in careers of skills shortages, bursaries and entrepreneurship, seminars as well as the Workbook gives life to South Africa’s largest careers & skills Exhibition.

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