Black excellence: Woman overcomes great odds to graduate after 6 years

Black excellence: Woman overcomes great odds to graduate after 6 years

- Busi shared her inspiring journey of determination on Twitter

- She fell pregnant in the 1st year of her undergraduate degree

- She stayed home with her baby for a year and failed some modules when she returned, but still went on to complete her studies

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A Durban-based woman overcame challenging odds to finally graduate from university after six years.

Busi took to Twitter to share her inspiring journey of determination recently, Briefly.co.za gathered. She wrote:

My undergrad took 6 years to complete. I fell pregnant 1st year, stayed home 2nd yr with the baby & came back to university & failed all my second semester modules. Graduated and went on to complete my honours in Business Management...now for that masters #MakeEducationFashionable.

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In her Twitter bio, Busi describes herself as "a lover of politics, books and shoes." She also writes poetry and is a professional ghostwriter.

Busi shared her story as part of the #MakeEducationFashionable Twitter hashtag started recently by Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town.

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South Africans from all walks of life have been sharing their inspiring graduation stories using the hashtag.

As Briefly.co.za reported earlier, Sizwe Ntanzi, a young student, shared his amazing journey from being a rural boy to a soon-to-be graduate. He said:

I was born and raised in a deep rural area called MSINGA in KZN. I never thought that one day I will be a #UCT graduand. I'm looking forward to receive my PGDA from @FabAcademic in April 2019. NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE BLACK CHILD. #MakeEducationFashionable.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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