Lady who matriculated in 2003 celebrates as she finally graduates
A beautiful South African woman is joyful and feeling fulfilled as her dream of being a graduate has finally been achieved.
The lady identified as Phumela Jako revealed that she only just bagged a degree despite the fact that she passed her matriculation in 2013.
After almost 14 years later, she is now a proud alumni of a higher institution. Sharing her story with Varsity World, the graduate said she couldn’t continue school in 2003, but she continued in 2018.
She graduated on April 30, 2021 with Diploma in Logistics from Nelson Mandela University.
Phumela who shared photo of herself in her graduation gown, said it is a dream come true.
“I passed my matric in 2003. 2018 decided to go back to school. 30 April 2021 I graduated. Diploma in Logistics at Nelson Mandela University. It’s a dream come true”-Phumela Jako”, she wrote.
The post has received numerous reactions from social media users who were super proud and motivated.
Thobekile Shezi said; Congratulations . I’m inspired. I matriculated in 2010, 2019 was my first year at UJ and this is my final year doing diploma in accountancy. You’re my inspiration
Mabokela Kingsley; Wow, I’m feeling so inspired. Its never too late to study and congratulations
Adelia Adams; You should be extremely proudYou did it after so long..it’s never too late I matriculated in 2004 and this year is my 1st year too
Mapule Mkhonto; And i thought i was way too old for me to go back to school