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The Geekulcha Student Society (GKSS) is aimed at getting students into Tech and Innovation Leadership for students on campus in generating an understanding of the digital environment, becoming inspired, and enabling life-changing innovation.

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The Geekulcha Student Society (GKSS) was founded in 2015 as a collaboration between Geekulcha and the Northern Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism. Today it has chapters 21 campuses, in seven provinces.

It was to help build and shape the leadership capacity across campuses and encourage tomorrow’s captains of industry to find their place in tech. The GKSS leadership deserves to be honoured for the pivotal role it has played in numerous hackathons hosted by Geekulcha over the past year.

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Geekulcha will host its Geekulcha Student Society (GKSS) Awards at the opening of the Geekulcha Annual Hackathon 2020.

“We created the GKSS programme to help build and shape the leadership capacity across campuses and encourage tomorrow’s captains of industry to find their place in tech,” says Tiyani Nghonyama, Geekulcha COO. “The GKSS leadership deserves to be honoured for the pivotal role it has played in numerous hackathons hosted by Geekulcha over the past year.”

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2019 GKSS Award Winners

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Mercy Makgale / GKSS-VUT

GKSS Leader of the Year

Recognizing a leader who has created an enabling environment for students to access opportunities and represented the institution at various platforms.

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Muzi Ntombela / The CPSI

Best Industry/Gov Mentor

Government or Industry leader who has been on the ground to help students develop their skills in guided GKSS programmes/activities.

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Yolanda Mabusela / GKSS-VUT

Best Female GKSS Leader

In the recognition and need to build the balance, this award will be given to a female leader who has served as an inspiration to other students in saying “ We are doing it ourselves."

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Eva Mamabolo / Sol Plaatje University

Best Support Lecturer

Lecturer or a member of the department who has been supporting and helping enable access for the GKSS chapters.

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HERE Technologies / #HereMaps

Best Industry partner

Industry organization that has supported GKSS chapters with guidance and/or resources to assist in the activities.

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Dumela / GKSS-SPU

Best Project/Startup Created

Project that GKSS leaders were involved in developing at a Hackathon platform.

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Sol Plaatje University / GKSS-SPU

Best GKSS Chapter of 2019

Award given to a GKSS Chapter that has made great strides to uplift and empower students through social impact and access to opportunities.

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