Graduates of distinction

Global Graduates profiles ‘graduates of distinction’ in South Africa and all over the world. This is our ‘soft’ launch to what we anticipate being a very exciting brand. Watch this space!

Lee Dixie has always had a passion for newly qualified graduates. From guiding young adults in their choice of tertiary education to guidance in their quest to find their first job, Lee has developed a wonderful network of graduates. Global Graduates was borne out of her commitment and passion to profile and place these ‘graduates of distinction’ in their first job.

Meet Paula, our Graduate Recruiter

Paula Hertzberger

An Honours graduate herself with working experience and overseas travel behind her, Paula is the perfect person to be part of this Global Gradates journey.

She is very sociable, creative, people-focused and is always eager to help and offer guidance. Outside of work Paula is a competitive runner and photographer.

Paula is your ‘go to’ Graduate Recruiter at Global Graduates.

Have a look at some of our current graduate of distinction profiles

Business Management Masters Graduate

Degree/s

BCom Management and Marketing, UKZN (2018); Bcom Honours Business Management, UKZN (2019); Mcom Business Management, UKZN (2022); Introduction to Data Science, Cisco Network Academy (2023); Business Intelligence, CFI (2023)

Location

Gauteng (Open to Durban)

Acquired Skills

Power BI, Agile, Six Sigma White Belt, Business Acumen, TPS, ISO 22301:2019

Interesting Fact

Golden Key Award (2022), UKZN Scholarship for Masters Degree

Ideal Job

Governance Risk and Compliance, Data Analysis, Business Continuity Planner

Finance Graduate

Degree/s

Bcom Finance, UJ (2023)

Location

Johannesburg

Acquired Skills

Analytical thinking, Administration, operations management, business management

Interesting Fact

Owns a successful small Business, Golden Key Award (UJ)

Ideal Job

Accountant, Financial Manager

Visual Communications Graduate

Degree/s

BA Visual Communication – digital design and art direction, Red and Yellow (2022)

Location

Cape Town

Acquired Skills

Adobe Suite, Adobe , Figma, DaVinci Resolve

Interesting Fact

Passionate and Skilled in Cinematic Photography & Videography

Ideal Job

Graphic Design, Videography Editor

Data Analytics Graduate

Degree/s

Bachelor of Information and Computer Science, Varsity College (2022); Postgraduate Diploma in Data Analytics, Varsity College (2023)

Location

Cape Town

Acquired Skills

C#, Python, Java, JavaScript, TypeScript, Scala, HTML, CSS, SQL, NoSQL, XML

Interesting Fact

Participant in Hackathon (2023), Enjoys Martial Arts, Fluent in German

Ideal Job

Software Engineering, Data Analytics

HR Honours Graduate

Degree/s

Bcom Industrial Psychology, Stellenbosch University (2020); Bcom Hons Human Resource Management, Stellenbosch University (2021); BSocSci Hons Psychology, SACAP (2022)

Location

Cape Town

Acquired Skills

Administration, Human Relations, Employment Relations, Rstudio

Interesting Fact

Represented SA in Rhythmic Gymnastics, and KZN in Ballet

Ideal Job

Recruitment, Administration, Counselling, HR management

Actuarial Science Graduate

Degree/s

Bcom Actuarial Science, UCT (2023)

Location

Durban, Cape Town, Johannesburg

Acquired Skills

Python. R Studio, Data Analysis, Analytical Thinking

Interesting Fact

DUX (2017), EDU Awards in Mathematics (2018 & 2019), 1st Class Mathematics (2019)

Ideal Job

Actuarial Analyst

Food Science Graduate

Degree/s

BSc Food Science, Stellenbosch University (2023); MSc Food and Nutrition Security, Stellenbosch University (Current)

Location

Cape Town

Acquired Skills

Product Development, Research & Analysis, Microbiology, Food Chemistry and Analysis

Interesting Fact

9 distinctions in Undergraduate

Ideal Job

New Product Development, legislation, sensory evaluation

Financial Science Graduate

Degree/s

Bcom Financial Science, UP (2023)

Location

Durban, Cape Town, Johannesburg

Acquired Skills

Critical and Analytical Thinking, Financial Management, Internal Auditing, Taxation

Interesting Fact

Piano Grade 8 (75%)

Ideal Job

Wealth Management, Financial Planning

Chemical Engineering Graduate

Degree/s

BEng Chemical Engineering, Stellenbosch University (2022)

Location

Cape Town

Acquired Skills

Aspen Plus, FactSage, MATLAB, Microsoft Video, Programming in C, Autodesk Inventor, Microsoft Office

Interesting Fact

Received a recruitment and merit bursary to study at Stellenbosch University

Ideal Job

Chemical Engineering

Visual Communications Graduate

Degree/s

BA Visual Communication – digital design and art direction, Red and Yellow (2022)

Location

Cape Town

Acquired Skills

Adobe Suite, Adobe , Figma, DaVinci Resolve

Interesting Fact

Passionate and Skilled in Cinematic Photography & Videography

Ideal Job

Graphic Design, Videography Editor

Biological Science Graduate

Degree/s

BSc Biological Science, UKZN (2020)

Location

Durban, Gauteng

Acquired Skills

SEO, SPSS, Research, Commercial Acumen, DNA/RNA extraction

Interesting Fact

Owns a small business/ Passionate about Digital Marketing

Ideal Job

Research and Development/ Science/Pharmaceutical-specific Brand Management