Akademia stands for the idea of an independent
AFRIKAANS UNIVERSITY SYSTEM
With your help we can make it happen. Get involved in one or more of the following ways.
FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTIONS – ENDOWMENT FUND (SKENKINGSFONDS)
Contribute to Akademia’s endowment fund
In 2020, 961 Akademia students made use of a scholarship, loan or instalment option to finance their studies. Without these channels, many students would not be able to study and invest in their future. That is why Akademia’s endowment fund was established.
THE PURPOSE OF THE ENDOWMENT FUND IS TO INVEST DONATIONS RECEIVED TO GROW CAPITAL, BUILD AND THEN USE THE PROCEEDS FOR THE FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF STUDENTS IN NEED.
It is estimated that around 25% of Akademia students need student loans, which increases monthly by R4 million to address the R150 million demand by 2025. By means of the endowment fund, a sustainable model was created to recruit, expand and use donations for the benefit of Akademia’s students and the Afrikaans community.
There are two sustainable models for financing: Students in need can either apply for an interest-free loan or a student loan at a lower interest rate than with a commercial bank if the gross income of their household is above a certain amount.
YOU CAN HELP TO MAKE STUDY DREAMS A REALITY!
*Most donations are tax refundable, and Akademia will gladly issue a section 18a certificate in this regard.
YOU CAN HELP BUILD AKADEMIA THROUGH THE FOLLOWING DONATION METHODS:
JY KAN HELP OM STUDIEDROME TE VERWESENLIK!
Banking details for contributions to the Akademia endowment fund
Kampus Trust IT 1807/12
First National Bank (FNB)
Account number: 62857561445
Reference: Your cellphone number
If you want to share your expertise in a particular field with Akademia, feel free to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Because we are systematically expanding, not all offers can be used immediately, but even in the event that Akademia has to focus on other disciplines for the time being, your goodwill will serve as an incentive for Akademia.
REGISTER FOR OUR AFRIKAANS NEWSLETTER AND STAY UP TO DATE WITH AKADEMIA’S NEWS AND EVENTS
INTERNSHIPS AND JOBS FOR STUDENTS
Welcome at Akademia’s student job portal! Our students are our passion. You can recruit Akademia students as employees for your institution or even make internships available so that they can gain practical work experience in their fields of study.
JOIN US TO CREATE A MEANINGFUL AND FREE FUTURE FOR AKADEMIA STUDENTS BY CREATING WORK OPPORTUNITIES FOR OUR STUDENTS.
Feel free to bring Akademia to the attention of prospective students or funders. If you are in a position to help with and would like to receive marketing material or other information to distribute, contact email@example.com.
HERE ARE SOME WAYS YOU CAN HELP WITH MARKETING:
Akademia is building a university and can only do so with the help, support and contributions of the community. Akademia compiled a donation list with items needed by the institution. Any used but refurbished items on the wish list can find a worthy home at Akademia. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for any donations. Together we are building an Afrikaans study home for the community!
Our student affairs department is the lifeblood of student life and student support. The student life is a formation phase and students already participate (or will soon be able to participate) in golf, drama, action netball, fun walks, walking clubs, wine club, coffee clubs, student outings, book discussions, choir, Totius Day, community projects, poetry competitions, game nights and many more.
ITEMS THAT CAN HELP TO FURTHER ENHANCE THE STUDENT LIFE:
- Musical instruments, such as a piano
- Choir pews
- Student bus for activities and tours
- Benches and chairs in a good condition
- Generic netball bibs
- Sports equipment, such as volleyball nets, bowling set, chess set and cricket set
- Board games
- Concert accessories
- Concert costumes
The Media Centre opened its doors on campus in 2021. Thanks to selfless donations of books and court reports, Akademia could fill this centre with valuable content. Read here more about what the Media Centre offers. [Available in Afrikaans]
ITEMS THAT CAN HELP TO EXPAND THE MEDIA CENTRE
- Computer for reference searches
- Academic books
- Poetry collections or other valuable reading material
- Laboratory Instruments: To set up full-fledged laboratories for Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Soil and Water.
- Mobile laboratory: To create an equipped mobile laboratory for Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Soil and Water in a shipping container.
- Bust: WL Grant: A bronze or granite bust of the late Dr WL Grant in conjunction with our annual WL Grant memorial lecture and perhaps a centre on the new campus.
- Sundial: Sundial monument layout on the Akademia Campus to raise awareness of the faculty.
- Microscopes: High-quality microscopes for microbiological observations of soil and water organisms.
- Weather station: Equipped electronic weather station for observations on the future Akademia Campus.
- Tractor: For use in Agricultural Sciences on the future Akademia Campus.
- Bakkie: Single or double cab for use in Natural Sciences as a means of transporting campus and/or research equipment.
- Achievement awards: Awards to students who perform exceptionally well (e.g. an annual book prize or cash prize named after a person or institution).
- Bronze plaques on stone tables: Bronze plaques to articulate the historical displays on campus, for example at each historical kraal on the trial farm.
GENERAL DONATIONS ARE ALSO WELCOME AT AKADEMIA:
- Valuable historical items
- Company pool car
- Working camera with lenses
- Working microphone / audio equipment for interviews
- Camera lighting
- Photo booth
- Laminating machines
- Guillotine cutter
- Art works
HERE ARE EXAMPLES OF RECENT DONATIONS:
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Due to limited space and because Akademia is still in a growth phase, it may be necessary to store donated items – which will only be used later – in a secure storage/space on another premises.
In the case of book donations. Due to limited space in the media centre all books will first be subjected to a screening process to ensure that quality books are provided to students. If books cannot find a worthy home in Akademia’s media centre, they will be donated to Helpende Hand’s Ons Winkel or to another suitable recipient to support community projects.
Akademia likes to keep track of our friends who give endowments or donations. Akademia will be happy to contact our donors to find out if we may place their contact details on a donor list.
Are there other items you would like to donate? Feel free to send an email to email@example.com.
REGISTREER VIR ONS NUUSBRIEF EN BLY OP HOOGTE MET AKADEMIA SE NUUS EN GEBEURE