31 August 2015 Volume :3 Issue :40

Top Student Plans to Pursue a Teaching Career

Top Student Plans to Pursue a Teaching Career
Bachelor of Science (BSc) M-stream student Ms Aadila Moola with Professor Malegapuru Makgoba.

Second year Bachelor of Science (BSc) M-stream student Ms Aadila Moola is one of the five top-ranked undergraduates, proceeding from first year to second year in the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science (CAES), to receive the Malegapuru W Makgoba  Scholarship. 

Moola matriculated from Orient Islamic School where she achieved outstanding Grade 12 results.During his first year of study at UKZN in 2014, she obtained three certificates of merit and eight distinctions. She maintained these high standards by attaining three merit certificates in the first semester this year.

‘Receiving this scholarship has been truly humbling. I am honoured to be one of those whose efforts have been recognized by the university and plan to make the very best use of the opportunities.’ 

Moola hopes to complete her degree with majors in Physics and Applied Maths before pursuing a teaching career in Physics and Maths at secondary level.  She may also further her studies in Physics. 

Discipline Leader, Mathematics, Dr Aneshkumar Maharaj, said: ‘Ms Moola’s excellent high performance shows that she is dedicated to her university studies. I think that she will be an asset to the teaching profession.’ 

Moola acknowledged UKZN saying: ‘The generosity shown to me by the University will go a long way in shaping future leaders and inspiring change for the better in South Africa.’ 

Leena Rajpal


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