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Building Tech and Innovation Leadership on Campus

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Making Student Impact

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.

Geekulcha values growing the GKSS Leaders who in turn, helping the growth of students on campus on various aspects of career development. Train The Trainer sessions are done quarterly for GKSS chapters.

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GKSS Updates Feed

Here are the stories of Tech and Innovation Leadership on campus and society

Lead Geekulcha On Campus: GKSS Applications Open For 2024

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 inspire...

GKSS-NWU Enabling National Tech Emancipation Ko Vaal

Most of the tech and innovation programmes in South Africa are centred at the economic of country, Johannesburg and this tends to set some parts of the country at a disadvantage. If you are in Pret...

Lead Geekulcha On Campus

The Geekulcha Student Society(GKSS) programme was created to help build Student Tech and Innovation on campus. Created in 2015,the very first GKSS chapterwas established at the Sol Plaatje Universi...

ATT STUDENTS: Lead Geekulcha On Campus

Geekulcha is where the young, skilled, creative and ambitious tech minds meet to connect with each other, share knowledge, collaborate on projects, network with industry leaders, obtain training to...

Events #GKSS2024

As a student, you need to gain exposure on what's out there industry. Take part at the tech events.

  • AI Expo Africa 2024

    AI Expo Africa 2024 is the largest artificial intelligence (AI), Intelligent Automation (IA) and smart tech trade event & conference in Africa. With a community of 50K+ business practitioners, the...

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  • Giyani School Visit

    A special expedition visit by youngsters from the Giyani to explore the world of ICT and get exposed to different opportunities. This event will consist of enlightenment, hands-on and a tech debate...

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  • Code Retreat 2024

    Coderetreat is a day-long, intensive practice event, focusing on the fundamentals of software development and design.


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  • Geekulcha Annual Hackathon

    The Geekulcha Annual Hackathon is a premier hackathon in the African continent challenging developers, digital practitioners, data enthusiasts, economic policymakers, and others to create solutions...

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  • PSI Hackathon 2023

    The Public Sector Innovation Hackathon will enable the creation and implementation of new service delivery solutions (systems, processes, methods, models, products and services) resulting in signif...

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Igniting the Geek Culture on Campus and Society

GKSS Leaders lead the tech revolution and help build better society in the smart growing world

Being A GKSS Leader

The following are qualities expected from a GKSS leader.

Networking Skills

An ability to socially network with students, communities, and industry leaders in order to close the gaps.

Critical Thinker

A GKSS leader must be able to think clearly and rationally, and make logical connections between ideas.

Well Organised

As a GKSS leader you deal with the students, industry, community as well as your studies.

Leader By Example

As a GKSS leader you should follow and execute the goals set as a team in order for the team to be fully supportive.

Vision & Analysis

As a GKSS leader you should be able to identify the needs of the students and their growth prospects.


It is important that you can professionally call people to order, when it is needed to be. Maintain a healthy environment.

Learn to be curious

Never stop learning, you should always be seeking to improve your knowledge un order to be able to share with others.

Build Coalitions

Find academic, society, industies, and communities whose interests align with your own and work together.

Good Listener

It is important that you are able to sit down with your team plan out activities, and come up with new ideas on.

GKSS Chapters

27 chapters across the country

# Chapter Socials Location Focus Status Action
1 Belgium Campus #GKSSBC2024 Pretoria North Industry and careers Active APPLY
2 Cape Penensula University #GKSSCPUT2024 Cape Town, Western Cape Tech Not Active APPLY
3 Central University of Technology #GKSSCUT2024 Welkom, Free State Social Innovation Not Active APPLY
4 Central University of Technology #GKSSCUT2024 Bloemfontein, Free State Engineering Not Active APPLY
5 Nelson Mandela University #GKSSNMU2024 East London, Eastern Cape All tech Not Active APPLY
6 North West University #GKSSNWU2024 Mafikeng, North West Student Entrepreneurship Not Active APPLY
7 North West University #GKSSNWU2024 Vanderbiljpark, Gauteng Industry exposure Active APPLY
8 Pearson College #GKSSPIHE2024 Menlyn, Gauteng Various tech Active APPLY
9 Richfield College #GKSSRGIT2024 Pretoria, Gauteng Gender-Based Violence Not Active APPLY
10 Rosebank College #GKSSRC2024 Braamfontein, Gauteng Not Active APPLY
11 Sol Plaatje University #GKSSSPU2024 Kimberley, Northern Cape Data Science; Code; Northern Cape Developer Ecosystem Not Active APPLY
12 Tshwane University of Technology #GKSSTUT2024 Soshanguve, Gauteng IoT systems, smart tech Not Active APPLY
13 Tshwane University of Technology #GKSSTUT2024 Emalahleni, Mpumalanga Not Active APPLY
14 Tswhane North College #GKSSTNC2024 Mamelodi, Gauteng Data Science, Code, Northern Cape Developer Ecosystem Not Active APPLY
15 University of Cape Town #GKSSUCT2024 Cape Town, Western Cape Open Data Not Active APPLY
16 University of Free State #GKSSUFS2024 Qwaqwa, Free State Student Tech Not Active APPLY
17 University of Johanensburg #GKSSUJ2024 Auckland Park Gaming Not Active APPLY
18 University of Limpopo #GKSSUL2024 Polokwane, Limpopo Data Science Not Active APPLY
19 University of Mpumalanga #GKSSUMP2024 Mbombela, Mpumalanga HIV/AIDS Open Data Not Active APPLY
20 University of Pretoria #GKSSUP2024 Hatfield, Gauteng Engineering Not Active APPLY
21 University of South Africa #GKSSUNISA2024 Florida, Gauteng Gaming Not Active APPLY
22 University of South Africa #GKSSUNISA2024 Pretoria, Gauteng STEM programmes Not Active APPLY
23 University of the Free State #GKSSUFS2024 Bloemfontein, Free State Smart Tech Not Active APPLY
24 University of Zululand #GKSSUNIZULU2024 Richards Bay, Kwazulu-Natal All tech Not Active APPLY
25 Vaal University of Technology #GKSSVUT2024 Vanderbiljpark, Gauteng Mapping Intelligence, cybersecurity Not Active APPLY
26 Waterberg College #GKSSWC2024 Mokopane, Limpopo Agriculture Not Active APPLY
27 Wits University #GKSSWITS2024 Braamfontein, Gauteng Not Active APPLY