Global Exchange

WHAT IS IT ABOUT

In 2012 we established the year of your life program. A year long program aimed at tackling unemployment and skills development of youth.

The Global Exchange program (renamed in 2015) is a dynamic year of leadership training and development for post matriculants, assisting them in developing critical skills for the work place and providing them with valuable work experience.

WHY DO A GAP YEAR

You will have a clearer understanding of what you want to study
You will perform better in college
You will learn life lessons and mature faster than most people
You will adapt better to new environments
You will have a good cv to present long before you start studying

2016 Varsity drop-out rates by province

1
%
KwaZulu-Natal
1
%
Western Cape
1
%
Gauteng

OUTCOMES

You will have a clearer understanding of what you want to study
You will perform better in college
You will learn life lessons and mature faster than most people
You will adapt better to new environments
You will have a good cv to present long before you start studying

CURRENT STUDENTS

Duane Manuel
Global Exchange Student 2017

My name is Duane and I come from an area called Riverlea in Johannesburg. I am 18 years old and I matriculated in 2016 from Riverla Secondary School.

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Bradley Allan Bergsteedt
Global Exchange Student 2017

Born on August the 23rd, I am Born and raised in Johannesburg south Africa in a small suburb called Vrededorp but also very well known as ‘ Fietas ‘.

I am one of three children to Diane and Leroyd Bergsteedt. I have to two siblings by the name of Robyn and Kyle.

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Elvis Cetshwayo
Global Exchange Student 2017

My name is Elvis Cetshwayo, I am 19 years of age. I am from Newlands Johannesburg. Strongly driven by purpose and my assignment here on earth. My interests are reading,travelling,volunteer work, finding out more about people ,fitness/sports, music and entertainment. (more…)

Issa Suliman
Global Exchange Student 2017

My name is Issa Suliman, I am 18 years old and I am from Florida, Johannesburg. I am a creative who is passionate about fashion, art, music and everything that deals with creativity and expression of self.

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Relentino Lennet
Global Exchange Student 2017

My name is Relentino Lennet and I am 20 years of age, from Florida, Johannesburg. I attended Florida park high school and in the process received  numeral amounts of awards for sport. By opening this door of opportunities I got a chance to have SA trails for Hockey but soon had to recline it because of Matric.

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Sanele Langa
Global Exchange Student 2017

I live my life fearlessly, going for my dreams without wavering things. I am who I am today because the 4change Foundation believed in me and today they have left me with a desire to always pursue my dreams and continually strive for the next best thing. To always aim higher, get stronger and never quit.

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Simphiwe Seme
Global Exchange Student 2017

My name is Simphiwe Seme. I am 19 years old and I live in Bertrams which is small town in Johannesburg but I originally come from KZN (Newcastle). I live with my mother and my two nephews. I am the youngest of five in my family. I am interested in Business Coaching/Management, motivational speaking and drama.

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Zandile Jobo
Global Exchange Student 2017

My name is Zandile Jobo. I am 21 years old. I come from Corinationville, Johannesburg. I am raised by a single parent, and live with my younger sister and brother in an informal settlement in Corinationaville.

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