- A woman shared the inspirational news of her academic exploits via social media
- The phenomenal student graduated cum laude as a doctor from the University of Pretoria
- Incredibly, she managed to rack up 8 distinctions in the process
South Africans looked on in amazement as the academic performance of an exceptional young lady was shared via social media.
Dr Portia Daswa recently graduated cum laude from the University of Pretoria.
The cherry on top was that Dr Daswa achieved eight distinctions in the process.
Briefly.co.za noted that her distinctions were for Surgery, Orthopaedics, Anaesthesiology, Urology, Internal medicine, Intern med sub-disciplines, Psychiatry and Community obstetrics.
The brilliant woman shared the news via Facebook and it subsequently viral.
Iqram Bux is an acquaintance of Dr Daswa and shared some kind words:
"Congratulations, Dr Daswa. I cant believe the journey is over. So proud of you. You have an amazing future."
Khotso Hlatshwayo heaped praise on the talented academic:
"That deserves a standing ovation my sweetheart...the good Lord has really been there with you all the way. Keep smiling as you continue to save those lives with the knowledge acquired both pre and clinical interventions. U always a star... Keep shining. It was UJ n now this....shine on."
Sabelo Mzukul'kaNyantu Mthethwa touched on the impact of the achievement:
"Congratulations Doctor Daswa, you inspire lots of people in many ways."
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