For many years Interstate Bus Lines has been the sole sponsor for the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences’ Top Achiever Award for a student in the final year of The Bachelor of Management Leadership (BML) programme with the highest average over all 17 modules. The BML programme is a four-year part-time degree programme for adult learners.

The final year of the BML is on an NQF level 7 and consists of 123 credits, which takes approximately 1230 hours to complete. This year’s academic prize function was held on 10 April 2019 and the Top Achiever: Final Year was awarded to Ms Debi Potgieter. She received a prize of R2000 from Interstate Bus Lines as a gesture of appreciation for her academic excellence.