Fanfare at Limkok
Limkokwing University of Creative Technology (LUCT) conferred degrees and associate degrees to 727 students at the ceremony held at Lehakoe Recreational and Cultural Centre on 17th September this year. But there were exceptional students, who were given awards. Here’s a list of some of them: LIMKOKWING University of Creative Technology ( LUCT) on Thursday conferred degrees and associate degrees to 727 students during a colourful ceremony held at Lehakoe Recreational and Cultural Centre.
Held under the theme ‘ The Future Is Now in Your Hands’, was a carnival affair with song and dance the order of the day.
Among the dignitaries in attendance was Queen ‘ Masenate Mohato Seeiso, Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili, Deputy Prime Minister Mothetjoa Metsing, Speaker of the National Assembly Ntlhoi Motsamai, Education and Training Minister Mahali Phamotse and the institution’s founder Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Paduka Limkokwing.
The students graduated in the faculties of business, tourism management, journalism, information technology and design. Learners took three years to complete their associate degree studies and four years for honours degrees.
The university also awarded 51 graduands for their outstanding performance and excellence in curricular and extracurricular activities. Twenty-two of them received the Tan Sri Dato’ Paduka Dr Limkokwing Industry Award for Excellence, six were presented with the Tan Sri Dato’ Paduka Dr Limkokwing Award for Creativity and Innovation and 16 received the Tan Sri Dato’ Paduka Dr Limkokwing Award for Leadership.
Outstanding degree graduates were also awarded scholarships to pursue master’s degrees at LUCT’S Malaysia campus, while associate degree graduates will study for their honours degrees at the Maseru campus.
Honours Degree graduate in Broadcasting and Journalism Tšeliso Mojela, who is physically challenged, also received a special achievement award.
In her address, Dr Limkokwing urged the graduates to strive to contribute towards the development of the country’s economy.
“I am here to tell you how proud I am of what you have achieved. At this young age, you have already acquired more skills and knowledge than most people in this world,” said Dr Limkokwing.
“You must be forever grateful to your parents and guardians for the succeed. You must also be thankful to your government for the support they have given to ensure you have what it takes to build a successful career.
“The Class of 2015, may your every dream come true. May your - spiring success stories and may this journey you started with us take place of you
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HER Majesty Queen Masenate Mohato Seeiso recevies an appreciation scroll from the graduates