Focus: The Invigilator – The story behind the No 1 most downloaded education app

In 2020 Nicholas Riemer CA(SA) co-founded The Invigilator, an entry-level smartphone application used to monitor online and remote assessments. Since launching the company, The Invigilator has conducted over 1 million assessments and was the No 1 most downloaded education application in South Africa as of September 2021. At the moment the app is used by…

Focus: Former investment banker turned tech entrepreneur

Schalk Burger’s love for socio-economic upliftment and his passion for innovation combined to form Xhuma − a technology start-up focused on solving the last-mile contextual challenges faced by many talented individuals during their educational journey Schalk Burger CA(SA) can still vividly remember when they started the Xhuma journey and how they kept going from funder…

Focus: An obligation to make an impact

Stellenbosch University’s Professor Riaan Rudman believes that CAs(SA) have an obligation to make an impact on those around them and to affect change. As they progress through their careers, they should use the CA(SA) designation to strengthen that impact Professor Riaan Rudman, Associate Professor and Deputy Director: Social Impact and Transformation in the School of…