Fanfare at Limkok

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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

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