High school: St. Johns College,Johannesburg.
University: University of Witswatersrand(Bachelor of Health Sciences in Biomedical Sciences majoring in Molecular Medicine)
Interests: The State, the future of African health care, public speaking, sports as well as education.
Hobbies: Exercising at the gym, as well as outdoors in team sports, rowing, football and rugby
Involvement in other initiatives: Community service at the Fourways veterinary hospital. He has done community service at the Charlette Maxele academic hospital, Baragwanath hospital and Little Eden, for the mentally disabled, hospital. He has been coaching rowing at St John’s College for two years now, working with under 15s and under 14s.
Siya regards himself as patient, persistent, and a postmodern African.