Bushwise alumni

Some of the most sought-after graduates in the industry

Bushwise alumni

Some of the most sought-after graduates in the industry

Alumni stories

Here at Bushwise Field Guides, we pride ourselves on the success of our alumni. And we’re so confident in the calibre of our alumni that South African Bushwise graduates are guaranteed a job offer within six months of successfully completing both the Bushwise Professional Field Guide course and their professional placement. Read more about the Bushwise Employment Guarantee here.

Alumni success stories and testimonials are valuable to anyone looking to enrol at Bushwise.

They give insight, first-hand experience, and a truthful review of how students experience the Bushwise courses. 
We’ve gathered some of our top success stories and testimonials for you to read.

If you are looking to meet up with Bushwise alumni, send an email to [email protected] and we will find an alumni in your region for you to chat to.

Daneline kruger

I did my course in Jan 2016. I wanted to get my FGASA and gain more ...

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Kyle Smith

I did the course from July to December 2016 and I absolutely loved it! Before this ...

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Elliot Evans

Ever since I was young and having grown up in East Africa, I had always felt ...

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Ebenezer Mnyene

I did the Bushwise Field Guide course in January 2015. On a guide perspective I thought ...

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I was already interested in moving to back South Africa, having grown up in the United ...

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Jolandie Botha

After completing my BSc(agric) Animal Science degree, I decided to do the Professional Field Guide course ...

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Ryan Jack

I heard about Bushwise from two ex-students, Mike Beard and Jen Harmen, and an ex-Bushwise Trainer ...

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Jason Kipling

I chose Bushwise back in 2010 after doing a lot of research and looking at various ...

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Tim Connelly

After graduating from Bushwise in 2011 I worked at a French safari lodge on a private ...

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Anel Olivier

What did you do before Bushwise? I completed a 4 year degree in BSc Conservation Ecology ...

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I have always been fascinated with nature and animals of any kind. After school I completed ...

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Thabisane Ernest

Past Bushwise student now working at the iconic Mala Mala Game Reserve. A past Bushwise student ...

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Carole

I first came to South Africa in 2012 as a volunteer with GVI, working on their ...

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Melanie Groenewald

Since I was a child of 5 or 6, my dream job was to be a ...

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Emma Jenkins

Emma Jenkins riding the wave of success after completing the Bushwise course in July 2013. Emma ...

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Philip Steel

I did the course in January 2011 and chose Bushwise as it was course that abled ...

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Michelle Haveron & Calvin Selley

The birth of Selley Safaris Michelle Haveron and Calvin Selley’ s story Both attended the Bushwise ...

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Robbie Mann

I first heard of Bushwise whilst volunteering at Askari Wilderness Conservation Programme. From there I searched ...

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“On foot” with past student Michael Beard! Here is his inspiring story! “Ever since I was ...

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Daneline kruger

I did my course in Jan 2016. I wanted to get my FGASA and gain more ...

read More
Kyle Smith

I did the course from July to December 2016 and I absolutely loved it! Before this ...

read More
Elliot Evans

Ever since I was young and having grown up in East Africa, I had always felt ...

read More
Ebenezer Mnyene

I did the Bushwise Field Guide course in January 2015. On a guide perspective I thought ...

read More

I was already interested in moving to back South Africa, having grown up in the United ...

read More
Jolandie Botha

After completing my BSc(agric) Animal Science degree, I decided to do the Professional Field Guide course ...

read More
Ryan Jack

I heard about Bushwise from two ex-students, Mike Beard and Jen Harmen, and an ex-Bushwise Trainer ...

read More
Jason Kipling

I chose Bushwise back in 2010 after doing a lot of research and looking at various ...

read More
Tim Connelly

After graduating from Bushwise in 2011 I worked at a French safari lodge on a private ...

read More
Anel Olivier

What did you do before Bushwise? I completed a 4 year degree in BSc Conservation Ecology ...

read More

I have always been fascinated with nature and animals of any kind. After school I completed ...

read More
Thabisane Ernest

Past Bushwise student now working at the iconic Mala Mala Game Reserve. A past Bushwise student ...

read More
Carole

I first came to South Africa in 2012 as a volunteer with GVI, working on their ...

read More
Melanie Groenewald

Since I was a child of 5 or 6, my dream job was to be a ...

read More
Emma Jenkins

Emma Jenkins riding the wave of success after completing the Bushwise course in July 2013. Emma ...

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Philip Steel

I did the course in January 2011 and chose Bushwise as it was course that abled ...

read More
Michelle Haveron & Calvin Selley

The birth of Selley Safaris Michelle Haveron and Calvin Selley’ s story Both attended the Bushwise ...

read More
Robbie Mann

I first heard of Bushwise whilst volunteering at Askari Wilderness Conservation Programme. From there I searched ...

read More

“On foot” with past student Michael Beard! Here is his inspiring story! “Ever since I was ...

read More