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Sara Zada

SARAH HORSHID - ZADA

Bachelor of Arts ( full time), 2019

"Be Happy, Be Bright, Be You!
Youth isn’t a barrier because… success comes with knowledge and wisdom"

Major subjects
Law, Psychology and Political Science.

Background
I matriculated in 2017 and went on to start my degree in special needs education, I completed my first year of studying but realised in that year that my true passion lies in Law and Psychology. I decided then to apply at St Augustine; the institute has offered me individually catered attention and a great sense of community amongst the students and lecturers. I am the founder and managing director of a students catered cleaning company called Campus Clean and I find motivation daily in my zeal to succeed, network and help others where possible.

Career ambitions? Goals:
I aspire to become a forensic Psychologist, working with the general public and helping those in need.

Youth isn’t a barrier because…
Being young means you have this little bit of invincibility. Being unafraid to go out, get what you want and maybe even make a difference. It is the prime time to learn and flourish.

Advice to potential students
St Augustine has become a family to me, the care, expertise and knowledge offered is unbelievable.

MASEGO MADIBANE

Bachelor of Arts, 2018
"Live in Peace, not pieces."

Major subjects
Literature, Political Science, Law and Communications.


Background
I completed my matric in 2016 and then took a gap year in 2017. My passion for law and politics steered me to selecting my current major modules; so many times we witness people being let off the hook because of corruptions and minor technicalities. My hope is to one day contribute towards influencing these factors positively in our society.

My greatest motivator is seeing my mother happy, I find fulfilment in making her proud, and surely I will strive to ensure her happiness where I am concerned.


Career ambitions? Goals:
My goal is to graduate and obtain an LLB, become and advocate, and work towards being a judge.


Youth isn’t a barrier because…
You can do anything you put your mind to.


Advice to potential students
You will get the right amount of attention from the lecturers due to the small class sizes. Our lecturers are highly qualified and offer some of the best career and industry advice.
Masego
Alex Campos

ALEXANDRE CAMPOS

Bachelor of Arts, 2019
"Carpe Diem"
Major subjects
Political Science, Psychology, Philosophy and Religious Studies

Background
I matriculated from St Stithians Boys College in 2012 after which I began my working career as a scuba diving instructor. During my time in the scuba diving industry I managed to travel and work in a variety of exotic locations, namely: Durban the Eastern Cape, Thailand, Australia, Mozambique and Egypt.The culmination of my experience allowed me to open up my own dive centre in 2014 which I then decided to close in order to pursue my interest in Psychology.


Career ambitions? Goals:
My ambitions are steered towards beginning a career in either clinical or sport Psychology.


Advice to potential students
As a small private college, St Augustine is unmatched in its ability to provide personal help and guidance for students looking to excel.

TSHWARELO MAROPOLA

Bachelor of Arts, 2019
"If one mind is capable of great things, then coming together in a common goal makes us greater than the great."

Background
I completed my matric in 2018 and commenced with my degree at St Augustine in 2019. I made a decision to major in Law, Psychology and Philosophy with Politics as an elective module. My motivation is driven by my fear of being average and living a mediocre life. That coupled with my desire to help the oppressed majority through cutting down the long chain of poverty caused by previous laws.


Career ambitions? Goals:
My career goals and efforts are spearheaded towards practising in the legal field as a silk advocate, specialising in civil rights.


Youth isn’t a barrier because…
It is the future and the hope of restoring historical imbalance in our economy.


Advice to potential students
A small but highly effective family that makes learning easier.

SAMKELISIWE NKOMO

"Mind over Matter/ If one changes the way they perceive things, they can literally change the world."

Major subjects
Political Science, Philophy and Geography.


Background
I completed my matric in 2015, and decided to take a gap year the following year. Like Immanuel Kant, I believe that people should never treat other individuals as means to an end. My philosophy in life is to find purpose and be at peace with myself and the universe.

For your information: I am also a Marvel Fan


Career ambitions? Goals:
Upon completing my Geography degree, I intend to venture into horticulture and become a landscape technologist.


Youth isn’t a barrier because…
We are presented various opportunities that allow for one to be anything they want to be.


Advice to potential students
I appreciate that St Augustine encourages critical thinking, while the modules offered allow for one to apply practically over and above the theory.

KIARA NAIDOO

Bachelor of Arts ( full time), 2019.
"If it will put a smile on God’s face, Do it."
Major subjects
Law, Political Science, Psychology, and Philosophy

Background
I am 18 years of age and matriculated in 2018. My journey through primary and secondary school presented many challenges. However, it has moulded me into the goal oriented, motivated, strong-willed and witty individual I am today. I have an inquisitive mind and my passion is to guide/gid those who do not have a voice.


Career ambitions? Goals:
My current subjects were selected strategically so to assist in upskilling accordingly within the law field, my intentions are to get qualified in practising law and further assist others.


Youth isn’t a barrier because…
Being young means you have this little bit of invincibility. Being unafraid to go out, get what you want and maybe even make a difference. It is the prime time to learn and flourish.


Advice to potential students
St Augustine College is a much for prayed for door that has opened. The BA degree is for me the perfect platform to reach my goal, through an institution that offers quality education paired with morals and human dignity.

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St Augustine offers short courses, certificate courses and a range of degrees from the bachelors through to the doctorate level, all of which are recognised and accredited by the relevant branches of South Africa’s Department of Higher Education and Training.
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