Supervisor of cleaners at VUT Vanderbijlpark residences: Mrs Christina Sekete
Mrs Christina Matshidiso Sekete, a cleaner supervisor at Vaal University of Technology’s Vanderbilpark residence, has graduated with an N6 certificate in Business Management and is currently studying towards her diploma with Sedibeng College.
Mrs Sekete arrived in VUT under TMN serving on the following positions;
Apr 2009 – Cleaner
Sep 2009 – Promoted to Administrator
Jan 2011 – March 2015 as Supervisor
She then joined Servest on April 2015 as Supervisor. TMN and Servest were both outsourced companies for residence cleaning. In May 2016, she became part of VUT contract employees on the same Supervisor level until to date.
Her inspiration resulted through observing other VUT student graduations over the years, to continue with the studies that she started almost 10 years ago. She dropped out due to failing Accounting.
Encouraged by her line manager, Mrs Maureen Ngwenya the Hospitality Manager: Student Accommodation to study, in 2017 she again registered to do her last Accounting module and completed it successfully.
Her passion lies from encouraging others that through hard work, Patience and determination it is possible to still pursue your goals at any stage in life. You can hear testimonies of encouragement from her fellow colleagues that you can pursue your matric studies through ABET and continue with further studies.
Mrs Christina Sekete, who is married to Evangelist Moratehi Sekete and blessed with two sons aged 13 and 07 years old respectively. Her greatest purpose at VUT is assisting the needy students.
“As a Pastor’s wife, God teaches us to lend a helping hand. It has become a yearly thing to take two or three students in the residence and provide them with assistance as per their needs. She is seen as a Mother to many of the students that faces the challenges of Tertiary life
Her day to day life is doing visits at Old Age homes, caring for the needy and providing Spiritual support to many within the Campus, Community and at church.