Meet your new Rosebank College Braamfontein Campus Student Council 2018. These are the ambassadors
you have chosen to represent you. Let's meet your student leaders from the Braamfontein campus in
Johannesburg and find out what makes them tick and what they look forward to during their term in office.
Mary Lerato Mnisi – Deputy President
Mary Lerato Mnisi is an IIE Rosebank college student at the Braamfontein campus. The 21-year-old student is
Deputy President of the student council for 2018 and is currently doing her second year completing the IIE
Bachelor of Business Administration qualification. "I love being part of a solution, not a problem," Mary says.
"I am energetic and believe that one's failure only takes you one step further from your success. Don't give up
because pain does not last long but only for a minute. It is that pain that makes you who and what
you are. Pain is also what propels you to make tough decisions."
Zakhona Ntshingila – Internal Communications
Zakhona is the 2018 Internal Communications student council member. She describes herself as an
extrovert, with a bubbly personality. The 19-year-old is currently doing her second year, completing her
IIE Diploma in Commerce in Marketing Management at the Braamfontein campus. She strives to ensure
that a clear communication link is drawn between students and management on campus. Zakhona is
confident that her public speaking skills will ensure that the internal communication portfolio on campus
receives the attention it deserves.
Tintswalo Saint Mushwana - Academics ICT
Tintswalo Saint Mushwana is a proud IIE Rosebank College student who is currently studying towards
obtaining an IIE Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology in Business Systems. Tintswalo is 2018 Student
Council member for the Braamfontein campus. She is under the Academics portfolio for the ICT faculty.
"I'm a person who see's opportunity and potential in everything and I work towards uncovering it fully.
I always aim to be the best and to excel in everything I do. When my plans don't go accordingly,
I use that as a learning opportunity to bounce back, not only to survive but to thrive and conquer,"
Siphokuhle Maqavana - Community Engagement
21-year-old Siphokuhle Maqavana is currently doing her second year, completing her IIE Bachelor of
Business Administration qualification. Siphokule is a student at the Braamfontein campus and is also
2018 student council and is under the community engagement portfolio. She aspires to become a
businesswoman as she says her strongest qualities are her leadership skills.
Livhuwani Netshiavha - Academics Business studies
Livhuwani Netshiavha, is an IIE Rosebank College student at the Braamfontein Campus and is currently
completing her IIE Bachelor of Public Administration as a third year student. Livhuwani believes that the
Student Council should alsways act as the voice of students and has a responsibility to ensure
that all students are heard.
Ratombo Zwivhuya Elsie - Academics Humanities
Ratombo Zwivhuya Elsie is a third year student who is currently enrolled for an IIE Diploma in Commerce in
Marketing Management. She is driven by the motto "true humility is not thinking less of yourself, but it is
thinking of yourself less." Zwivhuya has always felt a need to do public good and is always willing to learn in
any type of environment. She has been elected as academics for the humanities faculty. "I love working with
people from diverse environments, as I believe that diverse minds,together, generate innovative, creative and
strategic ideas," she says.
Hulisani Mmbobo - Academics ICT
Hulisani describes himself as someone who feels joy from seeing others happy. "Even though it's hard at
times to give to everyone who is in need, I try to help wherever I can." Hulisani is currently studying towards
his IIE Diploma in Information Technology and Network Management. "I'm friendly and respectful to those
who deserve it. I'm also a critical thinker and always keen to learn new things with every chance I get, explore
without limitations nor restrictions. I can easily adapt to any situation or environment. I appreciate loyaly, it
means everything to me."
Sicelo Masondo - President
Sicelo Masondo is third year student studying towards an IIE Bachelor of Information Technology in Business
System qualification. Sicelo has been elected as President for Student Council 2018. Last year Sicelo served
as a General Assistant and as a member of the Finance Committee portfolio and says that his experience
helped him to familiarise himself with the events, the processes as well as requirements of the student council.
His goal as President of student council 2018 is to get active participation of Rosebank College
students in campus events to spark discussion of fresh and innovative ideas.
Matilda Mandhlazi - Secretary
Matilda Mandhlazi (19) is currently studying the IIE Diploma in Public Relations qualification and is also
2018 Student Council member as secretary. She describes herself as a self-motivated, open minded individual
with strong leadership skills. This allows her to work easily with others. She also adds "I take precaution when doing
my work and I also dedicate time and effort to the task at hand."
Siphesihle Gama - Finance
25-year-old Siphesihle Gama is a Rosebank college student who is currently completing his second year
of the IIE Bachelor of Business Administration qualification. Siphe is student council member for 2018 and is
elected under the finance portfolio. Siphe says he is a vibrant and active person, who is always striving to
succeed in everything he does whether in his studies or in business. Siphesihle's goal is to
complete his IIE qualification and serve the student council well and leave a mark.
Thando Nkabinde - Social & Cultural
Thando is an IIE Rosebank College student at the Braamfontein campus. She has been elected as student
council member for the social and cultural portfolio. "I am an enthusiastic and driven young lady with a passion
for both people and leadership. I'm very easy-going, hard-working and believe that a person's hard work
is never in vain." Thando enjoy's conversing with others, laughing and taking on challenges because
they are opportunities to learn something new and grow as a person.
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Edited by Karabo Keepile