Enabling entrepreneurship is something NWU does well. We reach out to young and aspiring entrepreneurs as early as their first year of study. The NWU Young Entrepreneurs Business Organisation (YEBO) represents a unique student organisation and its aim is to motivate university students to heed to the call of entrepreneurship,

  • The NWU Vanderbijlpark's Young Entrepreneur Business Organisation – or YEBO as it is known represents a unique student organisation and its aim is to motivate university students to heed the call of entrepreneurship.
  • According to Mrs Natanya Meyer, a senior lecturer in the School of Management Sciences – within the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, and the coordinator of YEBO, the importance of entrepreneurship is underpinned in the National Development Plan for South Africa. “Entrepreneurship offers an effective method to counteract the crisis of unemployment,” says Meyer and adds that by promoting entrepreneurship as a preferred career choice, the NWU is pro-actively shaping the country’s next generation of entrepreneurial giants.
  • YEBO is situated within the bhive Enterprise Development Centre (bhive EDC).

For more information

Dr Natanya Meyer 

Email: natanya.meyer@nwu.ac.za

Tel: +27 (0) 16 910 3373