Regent Business School History

By | October 9, 2022

Regent Business School History

REGENT is a Private Higher Education Institution located in the heart of the central business district and the industrial hub of Durban, one of the busiest port cities on the eastern seaboard of South Africa. RBS is deeply embedded as a premier private higher education provider in Africa.

Principal’s Message

REGENT Business School (RBS) remains a leading private higher education institution in Southern Africa, with an ever-expanding footprint on the rest of the continent. The curricula of our programmes incorporate theory and practice to ensure that they prepare students for the world of work by contributing to building their leadership and entrepreneurial skills, and growing their knowledge of business and industry.
At REGENT we continue to make strides in teaching and learning, and to review our teaching and learning strategy to optimize the use of technology to support and enrich interaction with our students, irrespective of physical location on the globe, thereby “taking the distance out of distance learning.”


To be a leading provider of entrepreneurial, business and management education and to develop business leaders through research and innovation.


To provide accessible, affordable, and quality entrepreneurial, business and management education, responsive to the critical needs of South Africa and the African continent within the context of a dynamic global environment.



The creation and dissemination of knowledge through teaching
and learning, research and innovation, and critical engagement with all

Social Responsibility

Serving and engaging for the overall betterment of


Integrating social, environmental, economic and technological
considerations into teaching, learning and research strategies.

Ethical Behaviour

Practising ethical leadership based on the principles of
governance efficacy and efficiency.


Applying the principles of social justice in dealing with the critical
issues of diversity, race, access to education, gender, equity and disability.

REGENT Business School, a higher education provider strives to deliver quality academic programmes that meet recognised academic standards to its students. It does this through ensuring that all REGENT’s programmes are developed internally by its professional team, in consultation with experts from business, and leading academics. The content of programmes is kept relevant and annually reviewed to ensure currency with South African law and International trends.



  • RBS Eduniversal 2 palm award
  • RBS Eduniversal Rating

International Partnerships

  • Almaty Academy of Economics and Statistics (Kazakhstan)
  • Barnaul Univertsity (Barnaul)
  • Markfield Institute (UK)
  • Namibia Chamber of Commerce
  • Shanghai University of International Business and Economics (SUIBE)       – China
  • YK Business School (Mauritius)
  • Zamcom (Zambia)
  • Gitam University(India)
  • Management Teachers Consortium, Global [MTC Global]