Entrepreneurship education Enactus Universities Higher education Institution


This paper investigates the entrepreneurship education concerns in South African universities through Enactus (formerly known as SIFE) South Africa (SA) students. Stratified sampling was used to gather data from a population of Enactus SA students represented at the “Enactus Annual National Competition 2013”. A sample size of 355 student’s responded to the research instrument (questionnaire). The findings of the study suggest that Enactus student’s entrepreneurship education or knowledge is better than most ordinary students in South Africa, since these students are trained entrepreneurially through Enactus entrepreneurial projects. The need for universities to produce graduates that are ready to engage in entrepreneurship activity is more severe in the recent South African youth unemployment crisis. Recommendations for universities are provided in the findings and discussions of the study.

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