rise International is happy to see one of its long-serving team members,  Retsepile Rammoko making his way to the United Kingdom where he will pursue a Master’s in Design For Change at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.

Retsepile is already a University of Pretoria graduate holding both a BSc Architecture Degree and a Hons Degree in Architecture. Prior to his studies, he shadowed at K.T.M Architects and received a basic background in Architecture as a career. 

He is also an in loco 2019 Pioneer and became part of the rise team as a Design and Media assistant following his in loco program at rise. The multitalented architect also took up the role of a site architect at the ongoing Kick4Life Stadium of Life construction while also being a digital media content creator. This multidisciplinary creative hopes to open a creatively diverse architectural studio.  

He is amongst the six recipients of the Chevening Scholarships which is the UK government’s international scholarships programme. It is funded by the foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Offices and partner organizations offering awards to study in the UK for one year on a fully funded master’s degree course.