- A young South African lady has reached her dream of obtaining a PhD before the age of 30
- Dr Valentine Saasa shared the news on her social media as soon as she received the certificate from the University of Pretoria
- She was reposted to Facebook page Varsity World recently and received a lot of congratulatory messages and support
A young lady has earned a PhD in Philosophy Biochemistry from the University of Pretoria before the age of 30. Dr Valentine Saasa shared the good news on her Twitter profile last month. Her news was recently reposted to Facebook page Varsity World.
Dr Saasa said in the caption that it had always been a dream of hers to secure a PhD before the age of 30 and she thanked God for her success. The repost by Varsity World received over 700 reactions and almost 50 shares since its upload.
The comments section is full of supportive South African Facebook users from all walks of life. Dr Saasa received a large number of congratulatory messages on both Facebook and Twitter. This is her original on Twitter:
Briefly.co.za compiled some of the messages Dr Saasa received on Facebook.
Michael Towner wrote:
"Congratulations! Our World needs Young Minds to find a cure for Covid-19!"
Thabo Mojalefa said:
"Congrats. My dream is to be a millionaire before I reach 30."
Mitchelle Chinyongo commented:
"Excellent you rock hey."
RaMpofu Maphutha Mpofu added:
"Congratulations young lady, this so amazing Dr Saasa."
In other news about graduates, Briefly.co.za recently reported on a group of radiant ladies who thrilled Mzansi as they graduated as medical doctors. Stunning young Ghanaian ladies who graduated from the University for Development Studies (UDS) as medical doctors have heated social media with their beautiful photos.
The photos sighted by Briefly.co.za were mostly shared or retweeted by Ayorkor with the handle @naainvasion, who also graduated as a medical doctor. The ladies beamed with adorable smiles although their graduation year was greeted with the Covid-19 pandemic, which ruined their chances of properly celebrating their success.
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