• Applications For 2019
    Now Open

    Admission Procedure Download Application Form

  • The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls

    We're an independent boarding school, founded by Oprah Winfrey to provide world-class education to previously disadvantaged girls in South Africa from Grade 8 to Grade 12.

  • Congratulations to the

    Graduating Class of 2017

  • Education Is My Tomorrow

    OWLAG Video

Students

We strive to raise future leaders who are able to navigate a variety of social and cultural contexts, and who will remain committed to the development of South Africa and the African continent.

The Foundation

From the start, Oprah Winfrey knew that university study was essential to the students achieving their professional and personal goals, contributing to society and establishing financial independence.

News

Ms. Oprah Winfrey receives the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 75th Golden Globes®

Our Founder, Ms. Oprah Winfrey, accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2018 Golden Globes® on Sunday.

Read More
2017 Matric Results

The seventh graduating class of the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (OWLAG), affectionately referred to as the O-Mavericks, again achieved a 100% pass rate - completing the National Senior Certificate

Read More
'nOtenkraker by Sisters Harris'

The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls Dance Company collaborated with Art of Motion South Africa in the production, 'nOtenkraker by Sisters Harris', staged at the UJ Theatre from the 8-10 December 2017.

Read More
OWLAG Alumna Hosts World Aids Day Summit

The event hosted many honoured guests, one of them being Rosettenville’s Mpumi Nobiva. Mpumi was admitted to the inaugural class of the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls.

Read More
FedEx partners with The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy to advance education in South Africa

According to the World Bank Group, there are 130 million girls around the world that are not in school. Poverty, cultural norms and practices, living in remote or underserved locations

Read More
O-Mavericks Graduation 2017

On Saturday, 2 December, the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (OWLAG) celebrated the graduation of their 2017 Matric Class affectionately referred to as the “O-Mavericks”.

Read More
OWLAG on Real Talk with Anele

In November the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls was featured on Real Talk with Anele in celebration of its 10 year anniversary.

Read More
OWLAF Corporate Day 2017

The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation (OWLAF) hosted its second Corporate Day career networking event

Read More