In 2019, Rosebank College, an educational brand of The
Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), opened its Port Elizabeth campus
situated centrally on 3 Rink Street. At the helm is Clinton Appalsami who is
the newly appointed campus principal. We got to chat to him, to get to know him
a little bit better.
Tell us a
little about yourself?
I am a family
man. I have a lovely wife and two precious sons. My favourite part of the day
is getting home to my family. I am currently completing my MBA in
Entrepreneurship. I’m passionate about developing the skills needed for people
to be able to contribute positively for themselves, their family, their
community and their country because developing a nation starts with developing
The reason I
got into education is because I believe that by educating the youth, we can
change the world for the better one student at a time.
most people be surprised to learn about you?
martial arts. I practiced Judo, Karate and by far my favourite was Muay Thai.
you looking forward to the most about your new position?
I am looking
forward to building an environment where students can thrive and not just
do you live by?
To try and
leave the world in a better place than I found it.
you do in your spare time?
I don’t have
much free time, but I love playing good music and dancing with my family.