What is a student-run consultancy?

The Consulting Academy is a student-run organization that provides university students the opportunity to solve real life business problems for clients. The academy raises elite student consultants by engaging with the business world and solving challenging problems. It affords business early exposure to talent and competent consultants whilst increasing the competency of the students and stretching their business capabilities.


As the second student-run consultancy in South-Africa, The Consulting Academy aims to construct a working blueprint for student run consulting firms in Cape Town. The mission is to produce quality work for business, increase competency in different industry areas while building the brand of the academy. We aim to develop a national footprint while we maintain a respectable and  reputable track record of the work we do.


The Consulting Academy has a vision of introducing a student run consulting firm to the South African business industry. The vision is to have experienced consultants upon graduation that have a strong and affirmed business acumen for industry. In addition to this The Consulting Academy aims to build and solidify a network base for business to spread into a sphere of fresh, young minds that bring different yet effective perspectives to the business world.