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Rachelle Louw

Curriculum Vitae


I am a final year Civil Engineering student at the University of Stellenbosch and I have been in Sonop Ladies' Residence for 4 years.   Originally I live in a small town,  Jeffreys Bay in the Eastern Cape where I also grew up and matriculated.  I always like to maintain a healthy balance between my professional, personal and active life. I am very passionate about my sport and I also like to give extra math classes to High School learners.  I have a sense for adventure and  love being outdoors.  I am loyal, hardworking and passionate about life and I am looking forward to my future as an engineer.

Personal information

ID:                              921220 0123 083

Nationality:               South African

Religion:                    Christian

license:                      Code B drivers license (has own vehicle) 

Language Skills

Afrikaans - Mother tongue

English - Second language

Speak, read and write both well



2015 - Head Mentor-  Sonop Ladies'  Residence Stellenbosch 

2015 - Serve on the Election comittee - Sonop Ladies'  Residence Stellenbosch 

High School

2011 - Head  Girl - Nico Malan High school

2011 -  Vice Primaria - Huis Meiring 

2011 - Captain of 1st Netball Team

2007 - 2011 - RCL  (Representative Council of Learners)

2010 - 2011 -  Serve on the Governing Body 

Primary School

 2006 -  Head Girl - Jeffreys Bay Primary School



Bachelor of Engineering - Civil Engineering

University of Stellenbosch

Latest academic record is attached with CV


Matric Certificate

Nico Malan High school

Maintained an average of above 80% throughout high school


2012 - 2015:  1st Netball Team - Sonop Ladies'  Residence

2009 - 2011:  1st Netball Team - Nico Malan High school


2009 - International Exchange Student in Germany 

2010 - 2011 - VCSV Kringleier


Nico Malan High school

  • 2007 -   Grade 8 learner of the Year 
  • 2010  -  Nominated for Courtesy
  • 2010  -  "Staatmaker van die Jaar" -  ( Award for being reliable )
  • 2011  -   Ambassador of the Year 

Work History

Jun 2015Jul 2015

Vacation Training

AfriCoast Consulting Engineers

Job Description: Updating CAD drawings and doing hydraulic pipe calculations

Jun 2013Jul 2013

Vacation Training

Concor Engineering and Murray & Robberts

Job Description: Site inspections and admin


Waitering ( part time )

Restaurants in Jeffreys Bay

Job Description: Receiving  customers and also serving them.


Computer skills

Microsoft (MS) Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point 

Interpersonal skills

Through the leadership positions that I had through the years I had to deal with a diverse range of people daily which helped improve my people skills. 

Auto CAD

I can do basic Auto CAD drawings.


I am a  person who can deal with others in a sensitive and tactful way

Maths Tutor

Giving extra maths classes to grade 9 learners at Kayamandi High School.


I serve  as a mentor in Sonop for the first year students  to help them adapt to university.


Gerrie van der Merwe 

AfriCoast Consulting Engineers (Pty) Ltd

+27 (41) 505 8000 | Cell: 082 928 7416  

[email protected]

Elna Nel

Nico Malan High School

Cell: 083 289 2529

[email protected]

Riaan Olivier 

Nico Malan High School

+27 (42) 2951191

[email protected]

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