Rina completed her B.Com studies at Kovsies in 1974 and HOD in 1975. Rina started her teaching career in 1976 at Bothaville High School for Standerd 6-10. Rina moved to Bloemfontein in 1983 where she continued her teaching career
at Dr. Viljoen Combined School for Grade 8-12. Rina was an excellent teacher and the learners fond of her. The following subjects was her favourite: Accounting, Typing and Computer Applications Technology.
Rina retired after 38 successful years of teaching and joined the Mangaung ICT team.