University of Stellenbosch Service Initiatives


Golden Key International Honour Society, founded on 29 November 1977, is an academic honor society which recognizes and encourages scholastic achievement and excellence among college and university students from all academic disciplines.

University of Stellenbosch Service Initiatives The Golden Key Stellenbosch chapter raised funds in order to have a fun-filled Christmas party at the Speelkring, an underprivileged Crèche in Idas Valley, Stellenbosch. The fundraising slogan, ‘Change for Change’, illustrated that even if people only donated some change, that GK could make a positive change in a child’s life by using the funds collected!
Within 10 hours, GK Executive Committee raised R 1 490 , which were used to buy sweets, cool drinks and presents for all of the boys and girls at the Speelkring Crèche (47 children ranging from 3 to 6 years). Checkers Stellenbosch generously sponsored four cakes for the Christmas party, to the value of R 480!  We would like to thank all the Matie students for their generous contribution and making this Christmas party an event to remember!

About Golden Key

Golden Key is the world's largest collegiate honor society. Membership into the Society is by invitation only and applies to the top 15% of college and university sophomores, juniors and seniors, as well as top-performing graduate students in all fields of study, based solely on their academic achievements. As an international honor society with more than 400 chapters at colleges and universities around the world, Golden Key is committed to a high standard of scholastic achievement, and an ethos of integrity, innovation, respect, collaboration and diversity.