Student Showcase

IT students join local company

Three of our students – Dean van der Westhuizen, Duncan Wessels and Reinhardt Hechter – recently joined the team of IT Genie, an IT support company owned by their lecturer Paul Grobler. Paul has been a lecturer at UniCollege for 6 years and has been working in the IT industry for over 29 years.

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UniCollege student lands key IT role

We caught up with Eugene Faber who studied IT and Networking at UniCollege in 2014. He is working as the Computer Liaison Officer at Pinehaven Hospital in Krugersdorp. “Everything related to IT falls under me”, says Eugene. This includes sorting software problems, installation of new equipment, manning the help desk for all network related problems as well as the configuration of other equipment within the hospital. Read More

A passion for numbers landed me my dream job

Suzette Schubert, UniCollege student, shared her inspiring success story with us.

“While working as a data capturer, I made the decision to go back and study after realising I had a passion for numbers.  I enrolled at UniCollege for the National Diploma in Technical Financial Accounting on a part-time basis. As my studies progressed, Read More

Bernelee lands job at top hotel

Bernelee Fourie studied towards the National Diploma in Tourism with UniCollege. This is her fantastic story…

“During my studies, I got a holiday job with KC Roamers in the Kruger Park. This was what I was studying for and I wanted to begin my career in this exciting industry as soon as possible.” Read More

From stay-at-home mom to working woman!

Palesa was a stay-at-home mom when she decided she wanted to start working and be someone her kids could look up to. She registered for the UniCollege Certificate in Office Administration and then completed the UniCollege Executive Personal Assistant course afterwards.

She says, “I am currently working in the finance department as Financial Administrator for a private company. Read More

Carmen’s studies give her confidence to open her own business

Carmen Arrand started studying part-time in the evenings towards the Business Management N6 Diploma at UniCollege in 2015. She says, “I have always wanted to start my own business, but was never sure what type of business to choose. So to learn more, I decided to study Business Management. Most colleges only offer online-based learning so I was excited to find UniCollege which offers face-to-face tuition.

“My classes at UniCollege always left me feeling motivated and excited Read More

Maria expands her office skills

Maria Ntikane chose to study for UniCollege’s Certificate in Executive Personal Assistant because she wanted to grow as a person and expand her skills for tackling issues and challenges in her office work.

After completing the course, Maria says “I am able to work under pressure, meet deadlines in time and my typing speed and administrative skills are really impressive! I am very happy to have studied with UniCollege as everything was made easy. I would definitely recommend UniCollege for anyone wanting to transform and grow.”

Tourism graduate, Kyle Pieterse, reflects on his time at UniCollege

2 years…2 years of new friends, fun times, lots of laughs, SRC meetings, community projects, and then of course there was class, studying, homework, practical hours – but a wonderful 2 years that I will never forget.
I was very fortunate that for the practical component of the Tourism Diploma, I was accepted into the apprentice programme for Sanctuary Retreats Read More

Reflections of Wanya Pretorius – graphic design student

“So I am currently in my final few steps of my journey at UniCollege West Rand, and what a journey it has been. Apart from learning some awesome new tricks and trade secrets in my course, the best part of it was to get out of my box, make it pretty, and then tear it up and dance around in the aftermath. Yes, I am talking about imagination. And doors opening into this fantastic world we call design. And the amazing people you meet along the way. Read More

Warehouse Supervision student goes the distance

Yvonne Pieterse went to great lengths to attend classes at UniCollege. Every Saturday she would travel 3 hours from Grootvlei,  Mpumalanga, to the West Rand so she could attend the Warehouse Supervision course!
When we asked her if it was worth the effort, she said it was an “excellent experience” as she feels she has gained an advantage in her industry. Read More

IT Engineering graduate ready to succeed

Gerhard Pretorius shares his experience of UniCollege…
“I thoroughly enjoyed my two-year IT course at UniCollege. I learned a lot, grew as a person and socialised with students from different backgrounds and cultures. I was also honoured to be a member of the SRC. This was an awesome time as it was the beginning of my life as an adult. Read More

Michaela Osner is flying high

Michaela, a full-time Business Management student shares her story…
“While many dream of opening their own business one day, I decided to take the first step of making mine a reality by enrolling for the National N Diploma in Business Management at UniCollege in 2014. Read More

Business Management course pays dividends in the workplace

Monique Coetzee shares her experience in the workplace…”After completing my Business Management qualification through UniCollege, I ventured into the BIG business world. I was not nervous at all knowing that I was equipped with sound hands-on management skills.  I landed a great job Read More

Recent graduate’s new business expands into Europe

Raymond Hoffman recently completed his Business Management diploma at UniCollege. Here’s his inspiring story…
“I had to make the decision to either get a job in the city or to start my own business so that I could enjoy country living and pursue an outdoor lifestyle. It was an easy decision for me.  Read More

Mayuri finds her place in the IT world

Mayuri Boolauck, an IT Engineering student at UniCollege, shares her story..

“My road to success began with UniCollege. My career path was IT and being the only female among 17 males, I felt uneasy! Every day was a different experience but with the assistance of my fellow students and lecturer, I overcame any obstacles.  Read More

Monique is moving from sales to management

Monique Bekker shares her story… “Having been in sales since I left school, I felt the need to improve my business skills and take advantage of business and career opportunities. This led me to enrol for the N Diploma in Business Management at UniCollege. I was met with friendliness and exceptional professionalism. Read More