Nyaradzo qualified as an Attorney at the then University of Cape Town Legal Aid Clinic, where she was also the assistant to the Refugee Legal Counsellor. Following her graduation, she worked as Refugee Legal Counsellor eventually becoming the Project Director of the Refugee Rights Project at the Law Clinic, which operates as an implementing partner of the UNHCR. She has subsequently worked for the Refugees and Migrants Rights Project and at Lawyers for Human Rights as head of the Durban office. Nyaradzo has a BA in Industrial Sociology and Private Law, an LLB and LLM in International Human Rights and Refugee Law (University of Cape Town). She is currently reading for LLD in International Law (gender and conflict).