- A local woman has just bagged her PhD in applied mathematics with a special focus on astrophysics
- The #DrOfTheStars celebrated her graduation with a sweet photoshoot alongside her mama and took to social media to share the good news
- Mzansi was definitely inspired by the young maths whizz and took to the comments section, sharing heartfelt congratulatory messages
A local graduate has definitely made Mzansi proud after bagging her PhD in applied mathematics. The brainiac chose to celebrate the momentous occasion with a sweet photoshoot alongside her proud mama.
While Dr Sikhosana's road to success hasn't always been an easy one, the incredible academic has certainly paved the way for little girls just like her. The young woman's research focused mostly on the field of astrophysics so it's no wonder she's shooting for the stars.
"Officially Dr Sikhosana. PhD in Applied Mathematics with a research focus on Astrophysics #DrOfTheStars #UKZNGRAD2021," Sikhosana captioned the post.
Mzansi was definitely impressed by the young mathematician with some even suggesting a career at NASA. Read some of their comments below:
@sipho_etwell had these well-wishes:
"Siyakuthokozisa Dr Sikhosana on your achievement and pray that your knowledge of applied mathematics will be transferred to our children or it will lead to innovative products that will better an African child's life."
"Any plans of working at NASA or Space X?"
"Congratulations Dr. Welcome to the red gown club. Proudly #ukznalumus."
@Da_chazz had some jokes:
"Seriously I’m soo proud of you. Angikwazi nokukwazi...!! I just want you to make me understand 'Space Time Singularity'."
"DAMN! CONGRATS QUEEN. BOWING!"
Meanwhile, Briefly News previously reported that a grandmother is celebrating her show of persistence and courage after she finally grabbed a Master's degree at age 86.
In recent times, the elderly have been showing great zeal in achieving their dreams at an age many would expect them to sit and wait for their time. A tweep identified as @iamwill_johnson has one of those people in his family, his grandmother, who recently graduated with a Master's degree from a university in the USA.
Sharing a photo of his granny in a graduation gown with a scarf written "Class of 2021" and a huge smile on her face, the man praised her for being 86 and still graduating from school.
He urged netizens to show some respect for the master's achiever and thanked her for teaching him how to be a student in every situation.
"My granny is 86 and graduating from school again! Put some respect on that masters. Thank you for teaching me how to always be a student granny franny," he wrote.
In a video on her grandson's Instagram, the granny thanked God for pushing and seeing her through the graduate program. Social media fans praised Johnson's gran for the achievement, noting she is an example that there is never an expiry date for any exploit.
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