why study at tsiba?

about tsiba

TSiBA is a unique social enterprise collective that provides future-focused business education to ambitious and highly energised individuals and emerging businesses. Including an accredited Business School, an Ignition Academy and an Education Trust the TSiBA collective stands out as a trailblazer in an ever changing business education landscape.

At TSiBA, you can study towards a business degree and business certificate or short business course, all of which will prepare you to have a profound impact on your world and your future. Whether you enter the corporate world or choose the entrepreneurial route, TSiBA will give you the skills and business acumen you'll need to succeed.

prestigious awards

Since TSIBA was founded in 2004, many highly prestigious Academic Awards have been conferred to its graduates. The winners were lauded for their outstanding academic achievements, leadership potential, entrepreneurship skills for themselves and for their country’s development. TSIBA itself was awarded 15 prestigious accolades for its innovative educational and business model.

B-BBEE Empowerment Partner

Since all TSIBA beneficiaries fall within the B-BBEE categories of Black designated groups, TSiBA and the TSiBA Education Trust provide a number of highly effective empowerment partner solutions to address each one of the five elements of the Codes of Good Practice, including Ownership, Skills Development, Enterprise and Supplier Development, and Socio-Economic Development.

TSiBA Education is registered as a non-profit and public benefit organization with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a private higher education institution under the Higher Education Act, 1997. (Registration certificate no. 2007/HE08/001)


The Business School is an accredited, higher education institution offering graduate and post-graduate business qualifications. The Business School aims to prepare exceptional and ambitious graduates to have a profound impact on their world and their future.

We believe in providing our students with the most diverse, world-class and rewarding business education. This is supported by generous tuition scholarships which ensure that students contribute towards their tuition at relative levels of affordability.

The Ignition Academy is a development academy offering certificate and short business courses to meet the needs of the 21st century workforce. It provides an opportunity to boost skills to take careers to the next level or refresh vital skills to stay at the top of your game.

The Ignition Academy aims to prepare exceptional young people and emerging businesses to craft and own their tomorrow and reach their full potential.

The TSiBA Education Trust is Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment entity.

The TSiBA Education Trust aims to secure the long-term financial sustainability of TSiBA beneficiaries and the TSIBA collective as a Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment entity.