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Gloudine van der Ryst

You attended Oakfields College and did a full time course with us. What course did you study and what was your favourite subject in that course?

Fashion Design (Sewing was my favourite subject)

What are you currently doing now and is this profession the one you studied towards?

Yes, I design and manufacture dancewear, sportswear and swimwear, working only with stretch fabrics.

What company are you currently working for and how long have you been working there?

Irene Warren Dance Wear, i've been there for 1 Year

What do you enjoy most about your current job?

There is nothing more satisfying than to transform a picture (a design) into reality (the actual garment).

What advice would you give students studying the same course that you did?

Work hard, stay focused, give your best and you will succeed.

What is your definition of "happiness"?

‍Being satisfied and grateful for what you already have, and to always stay positive and humble.

What are the main lessons you have learnt since you have started working?

‍Planning and organizing is very important, especially when you have deadlines everyday.

If you could meet any famous person, who would it be and why?

Nah, but if Jesus was still with us, definitely, I think he was the best example of a leader, the best example of happiness, and the best example of how to live.