Why Choose Lyceum Correspondence College

Our People

Henry Francis (Hamish) Fynn 
Head of School:  Business Studies and Fleet Management

Hamish joined Lyceum College as Head of School in 2010 with more than thirty years experience in training, teaching and lecturing in chemistry and education.  
Over the past ten years, Hamish has worked extensively in the SAQA/SETA/HEQC environment and is a registered assessor and moderator for a wide range of SETAs.  He is experienced in the development of qualifications and the writing of learning materials.
Hamish holds B.Sc and B.Ed (post graduate) degrees from the University of Natal as well as a Masters degree in Business Leadership from UNISA, and in Chemistry and Education from the University of York (UK).

Reon van der Westhuizen
Assessment Manager

Reon served as a commissioned operational officer in the Internal Stability and Operational Response Division of the South African Police Services. He has more than 10 years of experience in the South African Police training and development environment and served as the Head of Specialised Training at the Crime Combating Unit in Pretoria.
He represented the Operational Response Service Training Division on National and International level, and has extensive experience in Crowd Management, High Risk Tactics and Crime Combating Operations.
He was appointed as Senior Lecturer for the School of Public Safety at Lyceum College in 2009 and took up the position of Assessment Manager at Lyceum College in 2011. He is still involved in an academic capacity and is currently furthering his postgraduate studies in Law.

Andre Roets
Head of School: Public Safety Studies.

Andre has 22 years of experience in the field of Traffic and Metropolitan Policing, and 13 years of lecturing experience in the same field. When he joined Lyceum in 2007, he held the rank of Chief Superintendent.
His qualifications include a National Diploma in Traffic Science, a Bachelors degree in Police Science, and an Honours degree in Police Science, which was obtained with distinction. He has also completed numerous short courses.

Benjamin van Rooyen
Academic Manager

Benjamin van Rooyen has a Postgraduate qualification and is an Alumnus of Lyceum College. He has also studied at the University of North Florida in the USA, and is an expert in crash reconstruction. He has more than 15 years of experience in the Higher Education landscape and has successfully launched many new and exciting programs in the fields of training in which Lyceum excels.
He leads a team of more than 80 highly experienced academics, who have been hand-picked for their expertise and knowledge in their fields of specialisation.  Bennie believes that students deserve the best possible service, and he will go to great lengths to ensure that this philosophy is practiced by the academic team.

Annetjie Reid
Head of School: Educators

Annetjie has over fifteen years’ experience in Primary School teaching, another eight years’ experience in High School teaching that includes home schooling as well as teaching learners with learning barriers and seven years’ Higher and Further Education and Training as developer of study materials for Lyceum College: School of Education Sciences.  Annetjie holds an Honours Degree in Educational from UNISA and is currently busy with her Masters in Socio-Education with specialisation in Quality Education for all - an Inclusive approach.

Felix Makunda
Head of School: Fleet and Logistics Management

Felix has over ten years of industrial management experience at branch management and general management levels for National and International companies. He has been in higher education lecturing for the past five years. Prior to his appointment as Head of the School of Fleet and Logistics Management, Felix has been the senior lecturer in the School of Business Studies. He holds a Master of Commerce and other professional qualifications which include CIS and advanced CIMA studies.

Phumelele Mbatha
Workplace Integrated Learning - Coordinator

Phumelele studied through Mentor Business College and obtained Diplomas in Personnel Management, Public Relations and Business Administration Management. These programmes equipped her with organising, planning, problem solving, time management and communication skills. She joined Lyceum College in August 2005 as the Exams and Logistics Clerk. Being passionate about her work as well as working with students, she then became the Venue Coordinator the following year. Phume is currently the WIL Coordinator for the Diploma in Grade R Teaching.

Kimberley Rowan
Quality Assurance Manager

Kimberley Rowan is the newly appointed Quality Assurance Manager. She has 7 years experience in FET Education, having taught Physical Science and Mathematics. She holds a BSC degree in Natural Sciences’. She assumes responsibility for the full spectrum of regulatory compliance.


Our Commitment

The Lyceum College team is committed to providing practical learning opportunities at affordable prices in a medium that suits your lifestyle.

We provide quality student service by offering courses that are innovative and flexible. We strive to empower each student with a qualification that will empower them and enhance their career prospects.

Our Education Provider Status

Lyceum is a fully accredited and registered institution of Higher Learning. Its programs are accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and registered at the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Details of Lyceum College’s institutional and programme accreditation status are available upon request.

History of Lyceum College in South Africa

Lyceum Advancement College was founded in 1917, and has a proud history of providing Higher Education distance learning in South Africa. We were renamed Lyceum College (Pty) Ltd in 2003. Over the years, we have empowered over 800,000 students to achieve their career goals, combining high quality education with flexible delivery and an innovative approach.

Why Choose Us