Job Description

When applying, please submit a PDF version of your CV together with certified copies (certification within a 3-month period) of your ID Document and academic record.


The role:

Seriti is offering bursaries for students at University of Science or University of Technology in the following fields:

  • Electrical (Heavy Current) & Mechanical Engineering: BSc/BEng/NDip/AdvDip (2nd, 3rd, 4th year)
  • Survey: Bachelor of Mine Surveying, BTech, NDip (final year)
  • Geology: BTech/BSc Geology (hons)
  • Occupational hygiene (VOHE): BSc Mining/Engineering/BTech Science, (major in Occupational Hygiene) (final year)
  • Rock Engineer: BSc Engineering (Mining)/BSc Geology (hons)/BEng Tech (final year/hons)
  • Metallurgy: BSc Eng/BEng/BTech in extractive metallurgy or chemical engineering (2nd, 3rd, 4th year)
  • Finance: Bachelor of Commerce in Finance, (2nd year)
  • Human Resources: Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource/Labour Law/related qualification (2nd year)
  • Environment: BSc Environmental related/BTech (final year)
  • Corporate & Community Relations: BA Communication Science/Public Relations equivalent (final year)

Application Requirements (Who can apply?):

  • Students who are currently in their 2nd, 3rd, 4th year of study
  • Students already registered at an accredited tertiary institution
  • Results above 60%
  • Bursaries will not be awarded to students studying a bridging course/foundation program
  • Valid South African ID
  • Copy of 2022 Academic record
  • Brief CV


  • Possible temporary working experience in field of study (VAC work)
  • Understanding of relevant legislation pertaining to the Mining Industry including the Mine Health and Safety Act and ability to interpret relevant legislation correctly

Value of Bursary:

  • Accommodation allowance
  • Meal allowance
  • Book allowance
  • Tuition fees for 2023 (excluding the previous year’s failed subjects/modules or 2022 outstanding tuition fees including interest charged

Terms & Conditions:

  • Student must pass studies
  • Obligation to provide vacation work if required
  • Work back obligation for students upon completion of their studies
  • Specific focus will be placed on students from our communities
  • Applicants that are beneficiaries of any other Bursary Programme and/or sponsorship will not be considered

Ref No:  VAR122/22GS
Closing date: 20 January 2023


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A CV with certified copies (certification within a 3-month period) of relevant qualifications, together with ID document & valid driver’s license, academic record / results, registration acceptance letter and proof of residence must be accompanied with your application.

Appointments will be made in line with Employment Equity targets. All applicants are thanked for their interest.

Applications which have not been responded to within 30 days of closing date should be regarded as unsuccessful. Communication will be with shortlisted candidates only.




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