Higher Ed Partners South Africa (HEPSA) helps universities expand access to high-quality and affordable higher education through technology-aided learning in sub-Saharan Africa.
HEPSA’s mission is to help create better lives for citizens of sub-Saharan Africa by increasing access to high quality and affordable higher education through online delivery of instruction.
We strongly believe that a university education is the key to a thriving, vibrant, fair and equal society; it can transform the trajectory of an entire generation and immediately change peoples’ lives and careers.
HEPSA’s mission is to increase access to top quality and affordable higher education through the online delivery of instruction in sub-Saharan Africa and help online students succeed.
We are investing significantly to achieve this mission, focusing initially on helping South African universities increase the country’s tertiary participation from the current 19% to 30% by 2030.
HEPSA provides a suite of comprehensive,
university-centric services for its partner institutions:
Nick is President and Chief Operations Officer (COO) of HEPSA and leads the Johannesburg-based team. He holds an Honours degree in Economics from Durham University in the UK and is a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Prior to joining HEPSA, Nick was Chief Operating Officer at Henley Business School Africa; COO and Chief Financial Officer of Dermalogica, founder and partner of Capability Group; and an executive managing finance, operations and logistics at DHL. His enthusiasm for education and involvement with academic institutions over the years has driven Nick to become involved in higher education, driving access and change. ',