South Africa applauded another successful graduate on their success, proud that another young person is thriving.
Twitter user, Elton Mamatlepa-Baloyi, shared his excitement about graduating from the University of Witwatersrand.
He completed his BSc and majored both Actuarial Sciences and Mathematical statistics. Instead of just being another statistic, he also already landed himself a new job in his field.
The young graduate thanked God for the strength and guidance that got him this far and for making his dreams come true. He also thanked his friends and wrote that without their support, he would not have made it to the finish line, Briefly.co.za found.
He reminisced on social media about all the sleepless nights and self-doubt that comes with studying, but ultimately, Elton overcame all the hardships and has a bright future ahead of him.
Elton worked hard while trying to get his degree, even studying through the festive season.
Social media users congratulated him, praising his impressive achievements and intelligence.
Another user reminded Elton that he does not have to feel pressure to pay “black tax” because he has job. While its always good to help out the people around you, he says Elton is not obligated to give anyone money, especially if they are only actively involved in his life now that he is employed.
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