A South African was awarded an honorary doctorate from a Scottish university and we could not be prouder.
On Wednesday, Nelson Mandela University's Chairperson of Council, Ambassador Nozipho January-Bardill, received an honorary doctorate of Law from Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland.
Briefly.co.za learned January-Bardill was honoured for her contribution to the work of the United Nations.
The inspiring South African dedicated her life towards the elimination of racial discrimination, the rights of women, social justice and governance, the Scottish university wrote on its website.
Aside from being the Nelson Mandela University Chairperson of the Council, January-Bardill also acts as the Chairperson of UN Global Compact Local Network.
“I feel honoured to be recognised by this amazing university. Our partnership is made in Heaven and our values are tightly-aligned," she said.
Taking to Facebook, the Nelson Mandela University shared a video of January-Bardill speaking about the importance of education after she received her honorary doctorate degree.
January-Bardill said she would not be where she is without education and she urged young South Africans to re-evaluate their life choices when it comes to studying.
Congratulations to January-Bardill for being internationally recognised with an honorary doctorate. Halala!
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