The third day of the Durban University of Technology (DUT) Autumn Graduation ceremony held at the Olive Convention Centre (OCC) saw the Faculty of Accounting and Informatics conferring and awarding its graduands their degrees, diplomas and higher certificates on Wednesday, 24 May 2022.
The elated Perseverance Sikhakhane (22), a National Diploma in Business and Information Management graduate, expressed her excitement upon being awarded with her qualification.
“I am ecstatic, I recall when I came to DUT I was fresh from high school. I had no friends but as time went by I made a lot of friends, and we were able to form study groups and its give me joy that we all managed to graduate,” she said elatedly.
While Lindelani Shabangu (22), believed that the day marks the first step into making his dreams come true. He further shared that his journey was not an easy one, but he chose to focus on the present, which is the fact that he is an Information and Communication Technology graduate.
Sinegugu Kubheka (22), an Information and Communication Technology graduate said: “I feel super ecstatic and proud of myself, I feel like it is the beginning of my life and I am looking forward to securing a permanent employment and I also plan to pursue my studies,” she said proudly.
Kerisha Naidoo (26), an Information and Communication Technology graduate when asked how she feels about being an adaptive graduate she said: “I feel very accomplished, my hard work paid off.”
Sanele Nyama (23) an Information and Communication Technology graduate expressed his excitement, and believes that the ceremony experience was exciting for him and it instilled an idea for him to come back next year and enrol for his Advanced Diploma.
Pictured: Faculty of Accounting and Informatics graduates at the Olive Convention Centre.