Gideon Nicholas Day Writes: To you the new UG graduate, Ayeekoo!

Gideon Nicholas Day
Gideon Nicholas Day
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As a graduate of the University of Ghana, you should feel incredibly proud of all that you have accomplished during your time at this esteemed institution. Whether you spent four years or more pursuing your degree, you have undoubtedly learned a great deal and grown in ways that you might not have thought possible when you first arrived on campus.

From the first day of orientation to the last moments of your final exams, you have experienced a range of emotions and have had a variety of experiences that have shaped you into the person you are today. You have made lasting friendships, engaged in intellectual debates with your professors and peers, and have perhaps even discovered a newfound passion or two.

From the late-night study sessions to the early-morning classes, you have undoubtedly faced a range of challenges throughout your academic journey. You may have even experienced some comical moments along the way – like the time you showed up to class 30 minutes late with a Gob3 stain on your shirt, or the time you fell asleep during a lecture and woke up to find your professor glaring at you.

But despite these challenges and mishaps, you persevered and made it to this momentous day. You have demonstrated a strong work ethic, a dedication to learning, and a resilience that will serve you well in all of your future endeavors.

During your time at the University of Ghana, you may have encountered some unforgettable characters – including the lecturers who made you laugh with their quirky teaching styles. Whether it was the professor who never failed to make a joke about the course material or the lecturer who always seemed to be running with so much energy and enthusiasm, these individuals have undoubtedly left a lasting impression on your university experience.

And let’s not forget about the love relationships that may have bloomed  during your time at the University of Ghana. From the awkward first dates to the heartwarming moments of romance, these relationships were a key part of the university experience for many students. And for those who found love at the university, remember that the journey is just beginning – so hold on tight and enjoy the ride.

And hoh about the class honors that you are graduating with! Whether you’re a first-class graduate, a second-class upper graduate, or a second-class lower graduate, this is a remarkable achievement that deserves to be celebrated. Even “if Ebe Pass Koraaa” , You’ve worked tirelessly over the years to earn your degree and your academic success is a testament to your hard work, dedication, and perseverance.

Then, the classmates  that you are graduating with! These are the people who have been by your side throughout your academic journey, offering support and encouragement when you needed it most. Whether it was the classmate who always had an extra pen to lend or the study partner who helped you cram for that last-minute exam, these individuals have become like family over the years.

As you say goodbye to the University of Ghana and move on to new adventures, remember to stay in touch with the classmates who have become such an important part of your life. Whether it’s through social media or the occasional reunion, staying connected with your university family will help you maintain a sense of community and belonging as you navigate the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

As you move forward into the next phase of your life, remember to look back on your time at the University of Ghana with fondness and a sense of humor. Embrace the memories – both good and bad – that have shaped you into the person you are today, and carry that sense of resilience and adaptability with you wherever you go.

As you walk across the stage to receive your degree, take a moment to reflect on all that you have accomplished. You have demonstrated a strong work ethic, perseverance, and a dedication to learning that will serve you well in all of your future endeavors. You have also become part of a proud tradition of excellence at the University of Ghana, joining the ranks of countless graduates who have gone on to make significant contributions to their communities, both locally and globally.

Know that you are well-prepared to take on whatever challenges may come your way. The skills and knowledge that you have gained during your time at the University of Ghana will be invaluable as you pursue your career goals and make a positive impact on the world around you.

Finally, remember that you are not alone in this journey. The friendships and connections you have made at the University of Ghana will continue to support you as you move forward into the future. Cherish these relationships, and always remember the lessons that you have learned during your time at this remarkable institution.

Congratulations again on your graduation from the University of Ghana, and may your future be filled with happiness, success, and laughter – even if you don’t always understand the course material! Charley, you made it!

Go forth and conquer, dear graduates – and don’t forget to share a laugh or two along the way!

Story by ; Gideon Nicholas Day |

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