– A young woman recently shared how she made the decision to get a tertiary qualification 15 years after she matriculated
– In her post, she proudly explains that she is now the proud owner of a diploma from the Nelson Mandela University
– The post received over 2k reactions from locals who wasted no time in congratulating her warmly
A beautiful South African woman has done what not many people are brave enough to do. Sharing with Varsity World, Phumela Jako shared that she made the courageous decision to get a qualification 15 years after she matriculated from high school.
“I passed my matric in 2003. 2018 decided to go back to school. 30 April 2021 I graduated. Diploma in Logistics at Nelson Mandela University. It’s a dream come true”-Phumela Jako
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The post has received thousands of reactions from locals who were super proud and motivated. Heading to the comment section, many South Africans congratulated her on such a wonderful achievement.
Read a few of their comments below:
Thobekile Shezi said:
“Congratulations . I’m inspired. I matriculated in 2010, 2019 was my first year at UJ and this is my final year doing a diploma in accountancy. You’re my inspiration”
Natasha Pieters said:
“Congratulations well deserved…. this motivates more people to study further”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a man who entered university in 2004 had celebrated finally bagging his degree after 17 years.
In a LinkedIn post, the man identified as T. Terrell “Ian” Parker said he recently acquired his bachelor’s degree in May 2021.
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According to the US army official, he began his university journey in the year 2004 when he had his first lecture. Rocking his academic gown and flaunting the degree, Terrell expressed excitement at achieving the academic feat despite how long it took.
Congratulatory messages flooded his comment section as people hailed his determination and strong will.