Chengetayi Mapaya Jumps 16.01 For Zimbabwean Triple Jump Gold


St George’s College student Chengetayi Mapaya, exceeded all expectations this weekend, with a massive 16.01 metre triple jump to win gold at the Southern Region Senior Track and Field Championships held at the National Sports Stadium. Mapaya’s 16+ metre jump landed him gold, defeating a Namibian jumper who landed silver after a jump of 15.98. … Continue reading Chengetayi Mapaya Jumps 16.01 For Zimbabwean Triple Jump Gold

Calling Talented L6 Student Athletes For 2017 Cohort


As our current cohort of U6 students are applying to begin their studies in the United States in 2017, Education Matters is currently seeking L6 students who will apply for 2018 admission.  The Student Athlete Cohort assists highly motivated high school student athletes, who want to continue both their academics and sport at a high level, … Continue reading Calling Talented L6 Student Athletes For 2017 Cohort

Student Athletes On Way to the US


Fifteen Zimbabwean student athletes who worked with the Student Athlete Cohort leave for the United States in July and August to start their university studies and pursue their sports at higher levels.   The Student Athlete Cohort worked with these students who have reached Provincial and national levels in their various sporting disciplines, and may have also … Continue reading Student Athletes On Way to the US

Student Athlete Cohort Open for Applications


Are you a national level student athlete in Zimbabwe? Are you interested in getting paid to play and study at the university level in the United States? Education Matters is currently accepting applications for our Student Athlete Cohort.  The cohort is limited to 35 students who meet the following criteria: Students in L6 or U6 who are … Continue reading Student Athlete Cohort Open for Applications

Brian Mada Already Making Waves at DePaul


The Student Athlete Cohort at Education Matters works with highly determined students who wish to study at U.S. universities while bringing their sport to a higher level.  Brian Mada, formerly of St Faith’s Mission in Rusape, exemplifies the ethos of the cohort.  Self-coached, he woke daily to take himself to a self-styled jump pit in … Continue reading Brian Mada Already Making Waves at DePaul