Education (NMMU)

Our primary objective of the academy is to parallel the athletes achievements on the rugby field with a firm emphasis on further education in the line of a vocation that is appropriate to each individual, thus ensuring a clear path and direction once his professional rugby career has come to an end.

In this regard the SARU Kings Academy has formed a partnership with the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) where career planning is afforded all the athletes with regard to their choice of degree or diploma.

The athletes are afforded all the necessary time to be successful in accomplishing their academic studies, with trainings, gym and life skill sessions been distributed at times that do not conflict with their academic requirements.

In addition the academy athlete players, through their affiliation to NMMU, have the playing conduit of the Varsity Cup, and Varsity Cup ‘Young Guns’ competitions.


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