Delivering the keynote address at the event, Hon Dr Itah Kandjii-Murangi, Minister of Higher Education, Technology, and Innovation, was pleased to witness yet another milestone of the University. “Continue living an exemplary life of perseverance and discipline, your aim should always be that of making a difference in life, for that is the hallmark of an educated fellow,” she imparted to the graduates.
Vice-Chancellor of the Namibia University of Science and Technology, Dr Erold Naomab ,shared the same sentiments as Hon Dr Kandjii-Murangi, and implored the students to be agents of change by being the difference they want to see in the world. “NUST is setting new standards and benchmarks in the Namibia Higher Education sector focusing on the core tenants of people, student-centric approach, and systems to drive the University towards sustainability,” he said.
This year, the graduation celebration symbolised the triumph of the human spirit and resilience against the mystical vices of the world, which was exemplified by 2 350 students graduating across all fields of studies. Of these graduates, 82 obtained their Master’s qualifications.