Celebrating graduate success – CPUT

CPUT’s Autumn Commencement collection kicks off right now and the primary ceremony can be a celebration of graduates within the College of Informatics and Design.

 The college is celebrating the success of 665 graduands, together with three doctoral graduands throughout two ceremonies right now.

The trio contains Laizah Mutasa who needed to face a number of challenges on her journey to finishing her PhD in Informatics.

“It was a difficult course of to finish my diploma through the pandemic. All the things modified, I needed to do my proposal defence to the division and school just about and all consultations with my supervisor had been additionally accomplished on Zoom. I additionally needed to cope with shedding kinfolk, work colleagues and mates to the pandemic which made the journey much more troublesome. Nevertheless, the weekly on-line analysis boards led by my supervisor, Prof (Tiko) Iyamu had been useful as I used to be in a position to get help from different college students who attended the boards,” stated Mutasa.

Her thesis is titled: Integration of an e-health system throughout the e-governance framework in a growing nation.

Mutasa is a Senior Lecturer at Worldwide College of Administration, Namibia.

Jane Nelisa Freitas. who was supervised by Prof Johannes Cronje, can be awarded a DTech: Data Know-how.

Her thesis is titled: A combined strategies intervention to boost the arithmetic functionality of first 12 months Data Know-how college students at a college of expertise.

She stated essentially the most difficult a part of her journey was the writing of a journal article, having to maintain making corrections, “being rejected and having to encourage myself by no means to surrender”.

Freitas is a health care administrator and part-time planner for the Metropolis of Mölndal house care unit in Sweden and hopes to finish one other doctorate, this time in enterprise.

Finishing the trio is Monica Di Ruvo, Head of the College’s Utilized Design Division, who can be awarded the diploma DTech: Design through the second ceremony of the day.

Her thesis is titled:  In direction of resilience in South African craft enterprises, from Design principle to craft apply and her supervisor is Prof Johannes Cronje.

The recipient of the Dean’s medal is Michelle De Kock who’s graduating with a Diploma in Architectural Know-how.

De Kock, who was born in George and attended Outeniqua Excessive Faculty obtained distinctions in all 15 topics of the qualification and passes summa cum laude.

*The college can be honouring all its graduates receiving postgraduate {qualifications} throughout a particular robing ceremony tomorrow evening.