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University of the Witwatersrand

The world’s largest collegiate honour 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. 

Golden Key has chapters at over 400 colleges and universities in Australia, Canada, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, South Africa, The Bahamas and the United States.


Golden Key wants: To enable you to realize your potential through the advancement of academics, leadership and community service. always show Integrity, Collaboration, Innovation, Respect, Diversity, Excellence and Engagement 



A word from the Regional Director Southern Africa
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Dr. Elmie Castleman




Qondisa Sibeko


Siphesihle Dlamini

Vice President

Hannah Krienke


Ntombizodwa Luwaca


Stuart Morrison


Recruitment Director

Justin Wonfor

Campus and Community outreach


Portia Ngoepe

Fundraising Director

Tebello Tsoafo

Professional Development Director

Brian Seete

Public Relations Director

Lerato Nthathakane

Professional Development Director

Siyasanga Kwinana

Service Director

Oluwaseun Olubameru


Primary Advisor

Neo Cindi

Co- Advisor

Mpho Thahale


Aisha Hafesji

Ammar Zairy

Amy Stoch

Anathi Cwala

AnnaBeth Wolfaardt

Boitumelo Mokotedi

Byron Cross

Caitlin Morrison

Caleb Scrooby

Charity Thomo

Chrisinde Pereira

Christalla Neophytoy

Donna Lamb

Edward Mokoena

Faatima Daya

Faisal Saleem

Geraldine Meza

Ghulame Mujtaba Arbi

Gina Grippa

Hayley Bue

Heinrich Lotz

Jordan Ross

Karabo Mosala

Katherine Kirk

Kayla Gordon

Khali Miya

Kwanda Gasa

Kyle Rip

Kyrin Moodley

Leelon Minnaar

Lethabo Mashile

Linda Manetsi

Lourika Van Nieuwenhuizen

Michael Peneda

Michaela Vice

Mohammed Moosa Hoosan

Molebogeng Moerane

Mphefo Maloba

Nastassja Riccardi

Naviksha Sing

Nico Du Plooy

Nolwazi Mahlangu

Nomvelo Mtshali

Nonduduzo Ngema

Ntsako Chauke

Paul Lerios

Prince Nkiwane

Pumlile Makalima

Rudo Mazhinye

Rushda Manjoo

Sabeehah Sidat

Safiyyah Mayet

Saiyuri Ishwarlal

Samantha Knott

Samirah Mahomed

Sanele Dlamini

Sashleen Padayachie

Sesona Mandy Mdingi

Shaw Chian Lin

Stephanie Naidoo

Sulaiman Bray

Talya Michaels

Tamara Mpharalala

Tammy-Lee Katz

Taskeen Hasrod

Tegan Jacobs

Tegan Marques

Thandiwe Burgess

Thando Mashinini

Tiegan Stevens

Tinashe Mugore

Tsholofelo Netshivhale

Vutlhari Tlakula

Vuyo Mthembu

Yumna Rojan

Zakithi Dhlamini

Zanele Nsingwane

Zoha Khan

The Charge

You have been inducted as a member of Golden Key International Honour Society. Your selection to Golden Key was based on that which you have accomplished. Membership in Golden Key is a privilege and an honour, which brings with it certain responsibilities. 


Endeavour to maintain and promote high standards of academic achievement. Serve as leaders among your peers, as seekers of wisdom. The purpose of a university education is to enrich you as a person. More than the accumulation of facts, it is an integration of all your experiences in a determined learning process. 


Be a person of good character, upholding high moral and ethical standards.  Let honesty and fairness guide your every decision and excellence rule your every action. In this way, you and society will prosper. 


Make a commitment to support the activities of Golden Key. Your leadership, organisational and communication skills will be refined and new friendships will be gained. Through you, our Chapter can contribute in a very tangible way to the well-being of this University. 


The key holder is a leader, but the greatest leader is the greatest servant. As a member of Golden Key International Honour Society, you have chosen to live as a seeker of wisdom with a lifestyle of service. You have demonstrated your ability; now fulfill your potential.

Closing Remarks and Benefits

"Puzzle of My Life"


Things Happen.

This is what we did

in Quarter 1

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