The School of Education hosted a Student Excellence Awards Ceremony on UKZN’s Edgewood campus to recognise the hard work and effort put in by both undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Acting Dean and Head of the School of Education Professor Thabo Msibi welcomed everyone saying how proud he was of all the students.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Humanities, Professor Cheryl Potgieter, said everyone needed to live an honest life and contribute to society.
Potgieter pin-pointed what was necessary for success earmarking hard work, maintaining a balanced life, and making the most of opportunities when they presented themselves.
Awards were made in the areas of Education Studies, Mathematics and Computer Science, Science and Technology, Social Sciences, and Language and Arts, Adult Education, Development, Leadership and Management. With presentations of Advanced Certificates in Education and National Professional Diplomas in Education (ACE/NPDE), Postgrad Certificates in Education, and honors, masters and Dean’s special awards.
More than 250 students were awarded Dean’s Commendations or Merits Certificates or both. The Dean’s special awards went to the top three students of each undergrad level with the top undergrad student award going to Mr John Gooder.
The event was a great success and the Dean took time to thank his team for making the event possible and the students for all their hard work and dedication.