The College of Health Sciences welcomed Mrs Sibongile Msomi to its staff contingent.
Msomi joins the College as the Senior HR Consultant for the School of Clinical Medicine, College Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Director: Professional Services, Dean: College Research, Teaching and Learning.
She joins UKZN from a corporate background. She said, ‘I am still enjoying my new job, although things are done differently here, but I am willing to learn. My colleagues are very supportive and always willing to share information.’
Born and bred in Umlazi, Msomi lives in Pinetown. She matriculated from Sobonakhona High School, went to Eshowe College of Education, where she did her Secondary Teacher’s Diploma from 1992 to 1994.
She started her teaching career in 1995 where she taught in Zwelihle High, Enaleni High and Ndonyela High schools.
While working as a teacher, she registered with Unisa for a BA degree in Communications and Industrial Psychology as her major subjects.
‘On completion of my junior degree, I registered for a BA Honours degree majored in Industrial Psychology. My teaching profession ended in November 2007, when I got an offer of employment from Eskom Generation Division in Mpumalanga at Majuba Power Station as Human Resources Officer from December 2007 until January 2019.
Words: Nombuso Dlamini