S.E.T. for socio-economic growth
Pieter Terre’Blanche is studying computer electronic engineering
I attended Ferdinand Postma High School. It is a small, diverse school in Potchefstroom with excellent teachers. The school also has a great atmosphere. You are encouraged to think outside of the box and given help.
I don’t think most people see the beauty and interconnectedness in math and science. They must not take it for granted and realise that many of these concepts did not exist a few centuries ago and took many years to develop. I also believe that certain concepts should be illustrated via graphs or anthologies to make it more understandable.
It helps us to explain and model certain phenomena. It is also interesting to see and wonder how scientists and mathematicians came up with these concepts.
People who are passionate about their work and hardworking inspire me.
I chose computer electronic engineering because I enjoy electronics and programming and I find it fascinating to understand how certain things work. I am also passionate about mathematics and physics.
Try to think of innovative and creative solutions for problems in the community and implement them.
They must work hard and focus. They must realise that if you put in hard work many doors will open and that their future depends on themselves. I like the quote of Aristotle: “The roots of education are bitter but their fruits are sweet”.
Try to apply at various institutions to increase your acceptance at a higher education institute. Do extra-curricular activities that also increase your chances and it can broaden your horizons.
Being an entrepreneur and having my own technology company and making a contribution to society.
I believe an achiever must be a hard worker and have determination, grit, perseverance, willpower, attitude and best of all, be humble.