Articles From The Staff At Genius

As a company made up entirely of nerds, we decided to put together a page where we can publish some of our favourite pieces by our tutors, trainers, and managers.

Expect nothing less than an eclectic mess from our polymathic team. We hope you enjoy!

APS explained

Many universities in SA will only accept your application to a specific faculty if you have the minimum APS requirements.

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Genius Premium Seminars - Webinars & In-Person Talks

“Knowledge is power.” – Francis Bacon

Over the last 28 years, we have developed expertise in a number of education-related domains. Genius Premium Seminars are our way of sharing this insight with students and parents.

Topics On Offer

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin

Careers and Universities:

  • All about APS – Understanding and optimising your APS
  • Preparing for the NBT – Everything you need to know
  • What is the SAT? – What, when, why, and how
  • Studying in the UK – Understanding the Landscape
  • Moving to a School in the UK – How to prepare for a tough transition

Academic Coaching

  • Sleep, Energy, and Formatting yourself for Success – Becoming more productive
  • Time Management & Organisational Structures – Life leadership skills
  • Study Skills & Examination Techniques – Playing the game of school
  • Proactivity, Independence, and Interdependence – Taking responsibility

Over the years, Genius has held seminars for schools and institutions such as St Benedict’s College, Crawford College Pretoria, St Mary’s Waverley, Curro Aurora, Reddam House Helderfontein, Aspire Atlantic, Breytenbachs Immigration Consultants, Sandton Seals Swimming, and many others.


Depending on the specifics of the request, talks range from R2,000 to R6,000 – excl. VAT.

Do you want the experts on your team?

For more information, email us at

Here Are Some Featured Talks

Dean Cook – Academic Optimization, a talk at Curro Aurora

Roedean School SA – Everything You Need To Know About The SAT

Roedean School SA – Studying In The UK

“We are relocating to the UK. The Genius team were efficient and wasted no time in developing a short term plan to address the immediate requirement of completing the entrance tests”
“I would recommend Genius to any person that requires a more holistic solution to their educational challenges. The investment has been significant, but it was the best decision I have made for my family, and I will do it again if I were faced with the same choices.”
“We signed our child up with Genius at the beginning of 2015. The service offered is one of a kind as it is extremely interactive and personalised to each individual child.”