[LISTEN] From gardener to Oxford student: Sizwe Mkhwanazi’s story

CapeTalk presenter Pippa Hudson speaks to Sizwe Mkhwanazi about his journey from a farm in the rural areas of Mpumalanga to enrolling at a college and now an Oxford University student.

CAPE TOWN - Sizwe Mkwanazi is living proof of holding on to your dream and committing yourself to the hard work it takes to get there, no matter the obstacles along the way.

Mkhwanazi left school at the end of grade 9. He once worked as a gardener to make ends meets, and today he has the world at his feet.

Mkhwanazi is now studying towards a doctorate at Oxford University.

He’s thought to be one of the first, if not the first, graduate of a local TVET College to achieve this distinction.

CapeTalk presenter Pippa Hudson speaks to Mkhwanazi about his journey; from a farm in the rural areas of Mpumalanga to enrolling at a college and now an Oxford University student.

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