Successes of International Students at Edgewood Celebrated
The International Student Office on UKZN’s Edgewood campus congratulates all its international students who graduated this year with honours, masters and PhD degrees.
Highlighted were Mr Adebiyi Olaoluwa David and Ms Peace Ginika Mwokedi who both graduated cum laude.
David, who acquired his Honours degree in Educational Management Leadership and Policy, said he was so joyful and thanked God. ‘Without God’s power I would not have achieved this.’ He said it was all like a dream that he accomplished his degree after working so hard
David, who has started his master’s degree, had the following advice for students: ‘Always remember that it takes a lot of determination, hard work, focus and most importantly prayers for one to graduate cum laude.’
Another international student, Mr Ifeoma Cecil Deca-Anyanwu was awarded his Honours degree in Science and Mathematics Education.
Master’s graduate Mwokedi said she was also grateful to God. ‘Through God’s help and my supervisors’ support I was able to achieve my educational goals,’ she said. One more, was Peter Oluwaseun Merisi who also graduated with his Master’s degree in Education.
Mr George Fomunyam Kehdinga graduated with a PhD in Education. His thesis was titled: “Content and Ideology in Literature Modules Taught in a Cameroonian University”, while Mr Ayinde Mojeed Oladele Agbomeji also graduated with a PhD with a study titled: “A Socio-Cultural Perspective to Education Retention in Multicultural Contexts of Rural Secondary Schools in Nigeria: Exploring Inviting Classroom Pedagogies”.
Husband and wife Achiri and Ateh Kah Moma Atanga graduated in the School of Education, sharing the academic success with their daughter, Neria.