LEPHALALE — Nico Janse van Rensburg matriculated in 2015 at Hoërskool Ellisras and was part of the student council in his Grade 12 year. He then started his studies at the University of the Free State (UFS) in 2016 and recently obtained his degree in B Arch.
2016: Certificate in Student Leadership
Development at UFS;
• First year class representative; and
• Designer of Mr Environment UFS 2016’s outfit.
2017: Certificate in Student Leadership Development at UFS;
• Peer mentor at residence Villa Bravado, as well as a committee member in every portfolio with biggest contributions in Media and Marketing, Culture, Rag and Finance and Breakages;
• Villa Man of the Year;
• Certificate in Pre-election Student Leadership Development;
• Member of UFS Hand2Hand Association;
• Hand2Hand Association Strategies and Values Executive Committee member 2017.
2018: Elected as Residence Council Member as Secretary, Media and Marketing 2017/2018 at House Villa Bravado;
• Obtained Bachelor of Architecture Studio;
• Mr Campus 2018 finalist;
• Founder of Mr and Ms Bravado;
2019: Elected as President of The Architecture Department’s Student Body.
Nico is still contributing to Leadership development at UFS and will still be contributing in the years to come.
His motto is “Words teach, but examples reach” and his parents are his motivation.
Nico is busy with preparations to start with his Honors degree in 2020.