Metropolitan to help UWC boost SA youth's financial savvy

The University of the Western Cape has partnered with Metropolitan to empower students on financial literacy.

According to Charleen Duncan at UWC’s Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, this is a national CSI campaign by Metropolitan which is going to be rolled out across the country, empowering young people.

We believe at UWC that if our students graduate with entrepreneurial minds that they would be able to work in any sector in South Africa.

Charleen Duncan at UWC’s Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Duncan says they have partnered with Metropolitan to help students enhance their entrepreneurial skills when given an opportunity to do internships with Metropolitan.

They will be part of a team where they will be exposed to design thinking methodology.

Charleen Duncan at UWC’s Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The program will see 30 students from UWC working in teams to tackle financial literacy challenge in youth facilitated by Metropolitan. The challenge kicks off on 6 April 2018 and runs through to 11 May 2018.

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