- A local lady has taken to Facebook to share that she finally graduated after a long road while studying
- Varsity World shared some pictures as well as an inspirational message from the young woman
- Facebookers reacted warmly to the post, wishing her tons of future success
Thandolwethu has just proven that determination trumps giving up on any given day. This after she finally graduated with her BCom in Economics qualification. Her story was shared by popular Facebook page, Varsity World.
"Seven years is a lot for one to take in just for one degree, but it's taught me something. Seven years was not giving up. Seven years was always trying to see where I went wrong or what I didn't understand.
"Seven years was for always going back. Seven years was learning myself and realising I would do it all again. And in seven years' time I'm getting my Doctrate and celebrating seven more times. #notgivingup #godsplan"
The post, which was also accompanied by a dapperly-dressed Thandolwethu, was at the receiving end of thousands of likes and reactions. Many proud Facebookers commended her on her fighting spirit and encouraged her to keep on pushing.
You can read some of their comments below.
Kenneth Motsoari said:
"One is never old for education."
Hlopheho Hlookzen Lethoba said:
"Go girl, ain't no time to give up, giving up is for dummies."
While Ňgů Thėmbå Lėthů Mhlöngö said:
"Great inspiration. All the best in life may your family have the best of luck and you too. I wish God could clear all the pain you've been through."
Briefly.co.za also reported, about a man basking in the euphoria of accomplishment has taken to social media to share how his dream of studying in the United Kingdom came true. The man identified as Anthony Omudu took to his LinkedIn page to disclose that he had always nursed a dream of studying in the United Kingdom since he was 13.
He said the dream has been realised through Chevening scholarship as he recently became a beneficiary. He expressed gratitude to God and to the government of the United Kingdom for making it possible.
"A UK degree has been a dream I've nursed from the age of 13. A dream of almost 2.6 decades has been realised today via Chevening! I'm grateful to God and the UK government for making this happen!"
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