AIMS South Africa’s Impact

Expanding the pipeline for Africa’s future scientists, engineers, mathematicians and leaders in various fields.

To date 717 students (34% women) from 37 African countries have graduated from AIMS South Africa.

AIMS receives many more applications for the programme than the number of places available.


The table below shows the top 10 Alumni nationalities at AIMS South Africa.

AIMS students and alumni are its greatest indicators of success.

Across the network AIMS has produced over 1500 graduates, 32% of whom are women. Our alumni represent 43 countries, and are serving as leaders in academia and industry. Recent graduates serve as statisticians for the Zambian Energy Regulations Board, system engineers for Namibian consulting firms and epidemiology researchers in South Africa.

Alumni success stories