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Inspirational student graduates in hospital bed

Inspirational student graduates in hospital bed

Eba Kandovazu

HISTORY was made on Friday when the Namibian University of Science and Technology council members made it a mission to confer sick student her much deserved degree in a Windhoek hospital.
Angy Uumati, a student and former Student Representative Council member never thought she would attend her graduation in a hospital bed. Graduation is a very special days for every student.

Pictured: Angy Uumati dressed in her graduation gown in her hospital bed. – Photo: Contributed

Getting sick and being bedridden could in no way deter Angy’s dreams of graduating and wearing her graduation gown with immense pride. Although The Bachelor of Communication degree graduate could not attend the official ceremony at the Safari Hotel with hundreds of others who graduated on Friday, the University’s leadership saw it fit to bestow a graduation ceremony for her in her hospital bed, as her family looked on with pride.
“She could not make it to the ceremony so we thought why can’t we have a ceremony for her at the hospital?”
According to a NUST spokesperson, Angy was admitted in the Intensive Care Unit a few days ago and as such could not make it to the official ceremony
Uumati served as Information and Publicity member of the Student Representative Council.
After the ceremony in the hospital ward her frieds told her: “We got your back, Angy. Get well soon.”
Dean of the Faculty of Human Sciences faculty , Professor Alina Segobye and the Registrar, Moss Garde conferred Uumati her degree.

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