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Industrial and Organisational Psychology

What did you study at the School of Industrial Psychology and Human Resources?

Ms Douw-Jack completed his postgraduate studies with our School. She completed her BA Honours (Labour Relations and Human Resources) and MA (Labour Relations and Human Resources).


How many years did you study with us?

Douw-Jack studied with us from 2012 – 2014 Ms and graduated in 2015.


Where have you worked?

Statistics South Africa and Department of Labour


Where are you currently working?

Ms Douw-Jack has been working at the Department of Labour for 11 years now.


How did your studies prepare you for the workplace?

"When I studied I was already working. The studies however, have assisted me in the management role that I am currently occupying as I am working in the Inspection and Enforcement Services of the Department of Labour."


What was the most valuable thing you learnt while studying?

"I was empowered during my MA studies by the coursework as most of all doing research. This has taught me resilience and patience as an individual."


Do you have any advice for the current students?

"Believe in yourself and when the need arises ask for assistance from your fellow students as well as the lecturers. You will achieve more by being a team player."