19th SAASTEC Conference to be held at ArcelorMittal Science Centre, Sebokeng
from the 27 – 30 November 2017.


Applications are invited from a suitably qualified person for an exciting and challenging position as Secretariat of the Southern African Association of Science and Technology Centres (SAASTEC). The job profile is given below. Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Job profile of the SAASTEC Secretariat.

This is a part time post that could be carried out from home. A candidate based in or near Pretoria will be given preference.

Please send your CV to the secretary on or before the 30th March 2018. 

Bid to Host 20th SAASTEC Conference is now open. Please complete the form.

Days to Remember 2018

Alfred Tsipa ~ RIP

SAASTEC announces, with the deepest regret, that our friend, mentor and colleague, Alfred Tsipa of Unizulu Science Centre passed away at 11 am on Saturday 22nd July.

He had a serious heart attack on 5 April and had been in hospital since then.

Our heartfelt condolences to Sally, his wife, and children: Ofentse, Lemogang and Omelemo.

SAASTEC has lost one of its founder members, a former president for two terms and IPC member. Unizulu SC has lost one of their own.

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