Noxolo is currently reading for an MSc African studies degree at Oxford’s School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies. She holds an undergraduate degree in Economics and Politics from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, including an honours degree in Political studies.

Prior to starting her postgraduate degree at Oxford, Noxolo worked as an intern at the Society, Work and Development Institute (SWOP) at the University of the Witwatersrand. In 2016 she served as the Secretary General of the Students’ Representative Council at the University of Cape Town.

She is also an alumni of the 2016 South Africa-Washington International Program (SAWIP) which afforded her the opportunity to intern at the United States Congress in Washington, D.C. in the office of Democrat congressman, Donald M. Payne, Jr. She has a particular interest in the study of Africa and it’s representation in academia as well as post-colonial theory and the study of violence.