Nozipho Mzulwini will receive the Dean’s Merit Award in recognition academic excellence when she graduates, on 18 April, with a National Diploma in Environmental Health. She intends on registering for her BTech degree, in 2012, specializing in Waste Management and Occupational Health and Safety with the hope of qualifying as an Occupational Hygienist. Mzulwini is currently completing a year’s community service at the Provincial Department of Health in uThukela District.
Mzulwini said: “I am ecstatic and I feel really blessed and proud of my accomplishments. I love the field of Environmental Health and Safety because it is flexible and it allows me to explore different challenges and not do the same thing every day. The field has exposed me to different areas including food and meat hygiene, waste management, occupational health and safety, water and air pollution and epidemiology which focus on the spread of diseases.
“I believe that to be successful, one has to do everything to the best of their ability, pray and never lose sight of their goals. However, it requires a lot of hard work.”
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