Vice-Chancellor’s medallist reaps rewards – CPUT

Greater than 400 graduants from the College of Well being and Wellness Sciences will probably be capped this morning, together with the recipient of the Vice-Chancellor’s medal.

Elzane Bishop, who will probably be awarded a BSc in Diagnostic Radiography cum laude (86%), stated it’s a nice honour to have been chosen for the Vice-Chancellor’s medal.

She stated the key to her success is constant laborious work “after hours, weekends and even holidays”.

“I set myself a purpose in the beginning of the 4 years of learning and was decided to achieve that 80% common purpose of mine”.

She is at the moment doing her group service yr as a diagnostic radiographer at Karl Bremer Hospital.

Group work and upliftment is a ardour for her, and she or he hopes to make use of her coaching and abilities to raised the lives of different folks. “

Elzane is grateful for the steerage from her Lord and Saviour, in addition to for the help of her household and fellow classmates who participated in her journey. She thanks her lecturers and CPUT for offering her with the chance to be rewarded for her laborious work.

Head of the Division (HOD) of Medical Imaging and Therapeutic Sciences (MITS), Dr Merlisa Kemp, stated: “As HOD, I’m very happy with Elzane and her achievement. She has not solely made me proud however all of the MITS employees who walked the BSc journey along with her.”

The recipient of the Dean’s medal may also be introduced throughout this morning’s ceremony.

The recipient is Fadzisai Makonyonga who handed her BTech in Nursing with a median of 82.6%.

She is a Zimbabwean with formal refugee standing in South Africa

Makonyonga matriculated on the St Francis of Assisi Excessive College in Zimbabwe in 1998, with eight distinctions out of ten topics. Throughout 2014, she obtained a Grasp’s Diploma in Analysis Psychology from the College of the Western Cape, nevertheless it was a profession in Nursing which was her final calling and dream.

Makonyonga has three younger kids usually needed to accompany her minor son to hospital throughout the winter months, as he suffers from extreme bronchial asthma. Regardless of all these obstacles, she diligently utilized herself to her research and her sufferers.

She is at the moment working as a registered nurse within the surgical ward at Vincent Pallotti hospital.

One other spotlight of this morning’s ceremony would be the awarding of a PhD: Biomedical Science to Jumoke Aboyewa, who was supervised by Prof Oluwafemi O. Oguntibeju, with Prof  Mervin Meyer.

The thesis title is: The position of gold nanoparticles synthesized utilizing extracts of cyclopia intermedia within the anticancer efficacy of Cyclopia intermedia within the anticancer efficacy of doxorubicin.