By Lucy Kopana – EMTV News, Lae
The Papua New Guinea University of Technology’s 51st graduation saw up to seven hundred and eighty (780) people graduating today. Amongst them were postgraduates and undergraduates including graduates from the Unitech-Datec Learning Centre.
Keynote speaker, Minister for Higher Education, Pila Niningi, told them that the institution has a reputation of producing graduates that are able to compete in the world and this has to be maintained.
“Being a graduate of this university gives the chance to make an outstanding success of your career and thus influence your personal and professional life.”
Graduands dressed in colorful attire proudly walked up on stage to receive their degrees. The ceremony was well attended and witnessed by parents, relatives and friends.
Speaking on behalf of the graduates was Eziekiel Kerua who challenged his fellow graduates saying the achievements received today were not only for their families but also for the nation.
“Today as we graduate with our degrees, let us go out there and give the very best of who we are in service to our nation and build on from where our fellow country men have left, and have gone before us.”