Thando Mbele-Sibotshiwe


Diploma in Strategy and Innovation


South Africa





I’m a self-driven wife and mother of two. I love that I am the creator of my own future. Everyday, I can either take a step towards or move away from a destiny that my God saw for me, but I have to say yes to it everyday. It’s not clear right now, but in time, with the benefit of hindsight, this brief stop at Oxford will also make sense.

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Posted by: on August 3, 2017

My shoulders are footstools

Each time I’ve packed my bags to go to Oxford, it’s been somewhat bitter sweet. Sweet because of the excitement and adventure that awaits and bitter because of my family that I leave behind and whom I can’t share this experience with. I have found some consolation though. What consoles me is that I know […]

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Posted by: on July 11, 2017

In the battle of town and gown, it was gown that won

This is my third trip to Oxford. As I write I’m on the bus. I remember the first time I caught this bus. I walked all the way from terminal 2 to terminal 5, today I got it from terminal 2 because I learned when I took the bus back after we finished module 1 […]

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