The Department of Business Management has appointed an Academic Advisor to assist students navigate the difficulties of student life.


Mr Siyabonga Sirayi is currently a Junior Lecturer in the Department and will now also fulfil this role in assisting and advising students. The Academic Advisor aims to connect, empower and support students to allow them to achieve academic success.

The following services are available from Mr Sirayi to students, through consultations via MS teams and emails:

  • One-on-one mentoring sessions;
  • Goal setting;
  • Motivation;
  • Time management;
  • Stress management;
  • Study strategies;
  • Other academic related issues.

For more information regarding Mr Sirayi's contact information and consultation times, please consult the document available for download to the right of this page.