21-Year-Old Woman Drops Out of University, Goes Back to Matric: “All the Best”

21-Year-Old Woman Drops Out of University, Goes Back to Matric: “All the Best”

  • A 21-year-old took a bold decision to drop out of university and go back to matric to upgrade her results
  • The young lady said her decision was not an easy one, but because she wanted to reach her dreams, she had to take it
  • The online community reacted to her decision, with many online users applauding her for her courage
  • The woman spoke to Briefly News and opened up about how she came to such a decision that many wouldn't dare take
A young lady went back to grade 12 after dropping out of university.
A 21-year-old dropped out of university and went back to school. Images: @lemonadefaramouw
Source: TikTok

A young woman did the unusual. She dropped out of university to go back to school.

@lemonadefaramouw1 took her TikTok to share her first day as a learner again. In the video, she can be seen ironing her uniform and doing her hair in the early morning hours.

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In another part, she shares the view of where she lives and gives her followers a peek at how it went at the school.

Woman tells Briefly about her decision

Speaking to Briefly News, the young lady said she has had depression since her matric results and felt like a failure. She was studying toward a Bachelor of Accounting at the University of Johannesburg (UJ), doing her first year, when she decided to drop out.

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"I dropped out of university cause it was making things worseand I genuinely believe if I can re-do matric and get the marks that I know can get …things will be better for me both mentally and emotionally."

Her decision was not something that she took overnight. The TikTokker has been talking about returning to school but mainly asking for assistance regarding school uniforms and stationery.

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The constant thought of not wanting to be sad anymore is what motivates her every day. Her mother, partner, friend, and TikTok fans have also been a strong support system for her.

She said she doesn't regret her decision, and is probably one of the best decisions she has ever made. To the people who are afraid to go back to school, the young lady said they must do it.

"Just go back….there’s nothing to lose but there’s a lot to gain…..I’d say they should listen to their inner voice….and act one it."

The event unfolds at a time when learners are getting their matric results that will determine their fate.

See the girl's first day at school

TikTokkers show pride

The video has over 13k likes, with many online users congratulating her for her courage to drop out of university and return to school.

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@Londiwe Tenza said:

"As a second year education student who wants to do pharmacy ngithi njeh i miss high school "

@TDK MAG shared:

"I wish I did this when I was young...I passed with a B but failed accounting dismally. So this is inspiring for young ppl.Good luck girl."

@Noko_Setwaba commented:

"Start a YouTube channel if you have time even it’s just once a week but the time you go to varsity next year tlabe e le shap."

@ietp2 wrote:


@Lentle ❤️ said:

"So happy that you took this journey,good luck for everything ❤️❤️"

@Nobuhle Mungwe shared:

"All the best ❤️"

@ShadyFx_Zar commented:

"Proud of you."

Girl gets Bachelor's Pass

In another story, Briefly News reported about a girl achieving a Bachelor's Pass.

@miss_gurlz_world is one of the matriculants who are over the moon, celebrating her achievement. The TikTokker made it, she got a bachelor's pass. In the video she shared, she didn't reveal her exact marks. The young woman is beaming with pride. She lip-synced to Cassper Nyovest's Mama I Made It.

Source: Briefly News

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