Lover of Education, obtains a BTech in HR management

Lover of Education, obtains a BTech in HR management

Ntsakadi Ramokoatsi, an employee in the Department of Education is one of the many graduates who obtained their qualifications during the 2021 summer graduations at the Vaal University of Technology (VUT). The self-proclaimed workaholic began studying in 2017 and is currently undertaking an Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management. This energetic individual is currently undergoing a drastic switch in her life in which she branched from being a hands-on finance personnel to chasing a career in Human Resource Management.

She counts her career and family as the most important aspect in her life as she is a family-oriented lady. Ntsakadi is a wife and mother of 2, studying has allowed her to multi-task and align her priorities. “Studying made me relive my childhood, and when I got home; I switched roles” she says. The lovely Ntsakadi believes that having a great balance is the key to striving in all facets.

Like everyone else, the journey was not all smooth. She was in the midst of learning a new job whilst prioritizing her studies however her boss kept pushing her to reach beyond limitations. She highlights that the best part of being student was building relationships and sharing ideas with others.

“Concentrate on your studies, be courageous because education has great benefits, and no one can take your knowledge away from you.” She advises. She acknowledges her family for sticking beside her throughout the sleepless nights and the constant support, and she encourages everyone to persist through the odds.

Article by Thato Phalole

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