Alumni Testimonials

Deniel Lalla - Durban North IIE DISD 2016 graduate
iOS Software Developer Immedia.
My career choice was a result of a passion I have always had for design and computers. Deniel Lalla designs and develops iOS applications and does research on a daily basis. Deniel cites developing a concept application for gathering data from a polling system as his greatest career achievement to date. He is also a gaming fan thus plans to branch into Gaming Development one day. 
Mthobisi Kunene – Durban North IIE DISD 2017 graduate
Graduate Developer IBM.
Mthobisi enjoys the challenges that accompany his role as he believes that this positively impacts one’s intellect. We work as teams to develop and maintain IBM software for corporate companies, says this motivated young man. He is very grateful for the guidance received from his VC Career Centre Coordinator as it prepared him well for the world of work. Mthobisi plans to lead as a Senior Developer one day. 
Dylan Cronjé -  Sandton IIE BCom 2017 graduate
Lead Generator Platinum Life.
I chose the IIE BCom degree because of my interest in the Business and Financial industry. I plan on writing my CFA board exams and intend becoming an asset within the financial department of this company in the future. Dylan Cronje advises other students who are job hunting to not be afraid of rejection and to never give up on their dreams.  
Raymond Barber – Durban North IIE BCom 2015 graduate
Merchandise Planner Retailability.
After completing various part time assignments during his studies, Raymond secured this position through the Varsity College Career Centre. His work involves calculating budgets, analysing current trends and identifying suitable clothing categories. Obtaining his degree, securing this job and gaining valuable experience will give him the edge to pursue his future career plans of becoming a successful entrepreneur.
S'lindokuhle Kubheka -  Pretoria IIE BCom 2016 graduate
Financial Advisor Discovery.
Now I am equipped. I am very satisfied with my qualification as it has given me a solid foundation for my current position and I know it will help me achieve my ultimate career goal to become an Entrepreneur. His daily functions include meeting clients and financial planning. S’lindokuhle’s advice to students is to be patient and trust the process and the right job opportunity will come along.
Kreesan Pillay - Westville IIE BCom 2016 graduate
Market Researcher Kantar TNS Global.
Kreesan considers himself privileged to be employed at this established global company. I have had an amazing start here and am very keen to learn more about the company and its market. His days are varied with research projects and client presentations being some of his duties. Kreesan is a firm believer in hard work and is confident that this will ensure his successful future career development. 
Ashleigh Grobler – Cape Town IIE BCom 2014 graduate
Private Equity Fund Accountant JTC Group.
Always meet deadlines and show enthusiasm in order to build your reputation and secure future jobs - wise words are from Ashleigh Grobler. Finance was her favourite subject while studying and she thoroughly enjoys daily activities such as fund valuations and reconciliations. Ashleigh intends studying further in order to realise her long-term goal of becoming a Fund Manager.
Tia Banda - Sandton IIE BACC 2016 graduate
PR Intern PRISA.
Securing this internship and having the opportunity to work at a community radio station is my greatest career achievement to date, says Tia Banda. Writing press releases and managing social media platforms are some of her daily tasks. She believes that her qualification allowed her to tap into her potential and appreciates her lecturers’ invaluable advice regarding the corporate world. Tia’s future plans include owning a PR Consultancy and working at a radio station.
Shiraz Reddy - Pretoria IIE DPR 2010 graduate
PR Account Manager Bolt Marketing.
I have a knack for events and enjoy communicating with people which is why I chose this qualification, says Shiraz. This dynamic graduate’s responsibilities include working with celebrities and media liaison, and he plans on owning a Communications Consultancy in the future.
Kasia Madi  - Westville IIE DINM 2016 graduate
Network Security Consultant Bowline Security.
I am proud of having made a name for myself in a male dominated industry and am determined to stay on top of the latest technological trends, says Kasia.  Some of her responsibilities include testing solutions, delivering reports and providing technical supervision.
Adrianne Wallace – Durban North IIE BACC 2016
Social Media Manager Rainmaker Marketing.
My greatest career achievement to date is successfully starting and building up ten Facebook pages, which enabled clients to sell over millions of Rands in property, says Adrianne. The two things that stood out to her most about the IIE Varsity College was the Career Centre who introduced her to the Rainmaker Marketing as an intern and the small classes.