- Mbali went through a hard time, including losing her grandparents, during her studies
- However, she defied the odds to finally obtain her master's degree
- She shared the news on Twitter and thanked God
A young student has shared how she overcame difficult conditions to finally obtain her master's degree.
Mbali Mazibuko posted a photo of a letter from Wits University informing her that she has been awarded a master's degree in sociology, Briefly.co.za learned.
She said the achievement brought her a "wave of emotions," adding, "My heart cannot even enjoy any of this at the moment but God brought me through it."
One of Mbali's followers revealed that one of the difficulties she had to overcome was losing her grandparents during her studies.
Mbali added that she "basically lost everything, including myself."
Besides her master's degree, the determined student also has a BA in Political Science and Sociology and a joint honours degree in the same field.
She is also currently pursuing a doctorate degree and is a published research fellow.
Mbali's post inspired hundreds of tweeps. See some of their reactions below.
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