Mr. Sikhwari is a scholar who has consistently demonstrated a high level of concentration, ambition, creativity, dedication, and commitment to learning. He has unquestionable self-motivation and imagination, which contribute to his go-getter attitude. Mr. Sikhwari is currently pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy degree in International Politics at the University of Limpopo. He holds Master of Arts degree in Political Science, and an Honours and Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of Venda. Mr. Sikhwari has extensive research experience, having worked as a research assistant at UniVen Ccommunity Engagement, and receiving research training through the Annual African Emerging & Established Researcher Training Academy hosted by HSRC. He also took part in a summer school program in Germany and served as the data collecting coordinator for the University of Amsterdam-University of Venda collaborative research programme. Mr. Sikhwari currently serves as secretary of the UniVen Alumni Chapter, and he previously served on the SRC as the Minister of Sports and Recreation in 2014/15. Mr. Sikhwari volunteered and worked in the UniVen office of International Relations and he was a university tutor teaching a research module.