The Role of Higher Educational Institutions towards Entrepreneurship

A South African Context

  • Thobile Nokuthula Radebe Lecturer, University of Stellenbosch Business School, South Africa
  • Sipho David Nkonde Lecturer, Department of Business Management, University of Zululand, South Africa
  • Victor H Mlambo Lecturer, Public Management and Governance, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Sbonelo Gift Ndlovu Lecturer, Department of Marketing, North-West University, South Africa
Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Higher education instituions, Governments


This article encapsulated to review the modern university in intensifying and revisiting their role towards entrepreneurship. A systematic literature review method was followed. Where 27 journal articles were included, from the period of 2010 to 2022. The review of the articles highlights three topics in question for this study: emerging societal challenges (in need of urgent solutions), historical responses of HEIs towards entrepreneurship, and re-imagining entrepreneurship for HEIs. The analysis of the topics makes available areas for HEIs and governments to consider in redesigning their strategies and policies for entrepreneurship advancement in the current lifetime.

How to Cite
Radebe, T., Nkonde, S., Mlambo, V., & Ndlovu, S. (2023). The Role of Higher Educational Institutions towards Entrepreneurship. International Journal of Social Science Research and Review, 6(11), 285-301.