Alumni form an integral part of the Canon Collins community.

Below are profiles of some of our exceptional alumni from across southern Africa. 

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Alumni Profiles

Working for change and equality in education
South Africa
University of the Witwatersrand
2003-2006
Ethnomusicologist, creative writer, cultural consultant and scientist
Zimbabwe
University of Pretoria
2013
Pioneering community based HIV/AIDS treatment
Zimbabwe
University of Leeds
2009-2010
Environmentalist, intrepid explorer and youth mentor
Malawi
Rhodes University
2009
Making health resources accessible to all
South Africa
University of Cape Town
2012-2016
Empowering rural women to improve their socio-economic realities
Zimbabwe
University of Sussex
2007
Promoting environmental preservation and rehabilitation
South Africa
University of the Witwatersrand
2012-2014
Legal prosecutor and anti-apartheid veteran
South Africa
University of Southampton
2006
Scientist, Legal Mind, Author and Speaker
South Africa
University of the Witwatersrand
2007-2008
Specialist in Education Law and Policy
South Africa
University of the Western Cape
2007-2012
Developing solutions to regional sustainable development issues.
South Africa
University of Manchester
2006-2007
Promoting gender equality through educational leadership
Malawi
University of Malawi
2009-2009
Coaching and upskilling young finance talent
South Africa
University of Manchester
2007-2008
Promoting conservation as a means of poverty alleviation in Madagascar
Madagascar
Univesitat Rovira y Virgili
2011-2012
Fighting hunger in remote regions
Malawi
University of Leeds
2006-2007
Combating electoral violence through political capacity building
South Africa
University of Essex
1998-2002
Promoting food security and sustainable agriculture
South Africa
University of Cambridge
2007-2008
Advancing Women in Science and Youth Entrepreneurship
Zimbabwe
University of Cape Town
2013-2015
Strengthening rural development and food security
Namibia
Stellenbosch University
2015
Combining advocacy and activism in the promotion of human rights
Zimbabwe
University of Essex
2006
Pioneer in Public Health research
Zimbabwe
University of Leeds
2003-2004
Improving access to healthcare in poor and rural communities
South Africa
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
2015
Empowering vulnerable youth and breaking cycles of poverty
Zimbabwe
University of Pretoria
2012-2015
Advocating the importance of girls’ education in Malawi
Malawi
University of Westminster
2013
Developing inclusive finance solutions for marginalized Zambian citizens
Zambia
University of Leeds
2007-2008
Water specialist and environmental expert
Malawi
Stellenbosch University
2008-2009
Spearheading research on gay and bisexual men's health
Namibia
University of Cape Town
2014-2015
Tackling HIV transmission rates in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe
Queen Mary, University of London
2014-2015
Healing the emotional scars of violence
Zimbabwe
Durban University of Technology
2010-2014
Driving inclusive education as a means for national development.
Malawi
Chancellor College, University of Malawi
2013
Telecommunications engineer supporting girls in STEM
Malawi
University of Leeds
2014-2015
Addressing child and adolescent mental health
South Africa
University of Ulster
1998-1999
Mainstreaming disability in development
Zimbabwe
University of Cape Town
2014-2015
Environmental consultant and innovator
Botswana
University of Sheffield
2013-1014
Consultant and Business Developer who strives to be "part of the solution"
South Africa
University of Edinburgh
2009-2014
Championing education for all
Zambia
University of Manchester
2006-2007
Clinical Psychologist and emerging academic
South Africa
Rhodes University
2013-2014
Anthropologist and youth mentor
Zambia
Rhodes University
2013-2015
Environmental law expert
Zimbabwe
North-West University
2013
Post-conflict analyst and prolific change-maker
Zimbabwe
University of Leeds
2004-2005
Supporting communities to become financially sustainable
South Africa
University of Cape Town
2009-2011
Strengthening access to psychological services for rural people
South Africa
University of Roehampton
1993-1994
Empowering youth through social entrepreneurship
South Africa
Durham Business School
2006