Entries by Shaun

Nelson Mandela Day 2013 – Buffelsvlei School

On Thursday 18 July 2013 a host of volunteers, businessmen and members of the Department of Education joined hands to set in motion the move of Buffelsvlei Primary School. The current Buffelsvlei Primary School facilities are much too small to house the more than 300 learners. After months of negotiating the go-ahead was finally given […]

Derdejaarstoer 2013

Die derdejaars vergesel met Me Adrie Smal het weer soos ouder gewoonte die lang pad aangedurf na Hoedspruit vir ʼn ongelooflike ervaring. Sommer by dag een het ons al 3 ongelooflike Spa’s besoek: Soulstice day spa in Krugersdorp, Amani by Radissons hotel, wat een van twee spa’s in die land is met ʼn soutkamer en […]

The Caesarstone Student Designer Of 2013

Forum of Excellence: Create environments which encourage excellence. “It always seems impossible until it’s done” – Nelson Mandela The brief was to design a “Forum of Excellence” that celebrates individuals and groups who have made significant contribution to benefit South African society and the environment. The centre is to house original memorabilia as a physical […]

Potchefstroom Academy and SAAHST Annual Exhibition 2013

The Exhibition with the theme Construction/Deconstruction was an evening that will not be forgotten soon. As part of the curricula of the different Departments: Photography, Interior Design, Health and Skincare, Therapeutic modalities and Hair Technology, the theme was stunningly displayed. The evening had a variety of items taking place.  The Hair and Body-painting Show: all […]


For the past couple of years, the 3rd year Interior Design students together with their lecturers were involved in a community project in conjunction with the Bankenveld Honorary Rangers in the Kruger National Park.  The project started in 2011 when the Academy was approached to help paint the day visitors’ area in the Satara Rest Camp […]

Lorika wins 3rd place in National PG Bison Awards

Lorika Martins – Potchefstroom Academy Interior Design and Decorating student – received a third place in the National PG Bison 1.618 Awards. She competed with Architect students from as far as the University of Cape Town! (http://www.1sixoneeight.co.za/) What the competition entailed: Stoned Cherrie’s Nkhensani Nkosi has been tasked with coming up with new designs for […]

SAAHSP & CIDESCO Examinations – November 2012

There were a record number of students enrolled for the SAAHSP practical examinations this year. The examiner from SAAHSP was Lisa Sham.  The results of the exams unfortunately is not yet known, but will only be announced in December 2012. CIDESCO examinations were conducted by a lady from Amsterdam, Joma de Roos.  All the students […]


SAAHST students and Hairtrends personnel took part in the EOHCB Hairdressing Championship, at Gallagher Estate on the 2nd of September 2012. It was a great learning experience and students and personnel. Potchefstroom Academy and SAAHST are very  proud of Nelson who achieved second place in the category:  “Afro Fashionable Cut & Style”.


Ms Tina Schöltz and Potchefstroom Academy were awarded with a first place in the category “Education & Training: Entrepreneurial” during the gala event of the annual “SA’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government” hosted by die CEO (Celebrating Excellence in Organizations) magazine. This award is clear proof that Potchefstroom Academy strives to equip students with the […]