“Always try to be a better person than you were yesterday” – Fatima Mohammed

Annette Willemse -- Thu, 05/07/2015 - 18:07

Always try to be a better person than you were yesterday

The 22-year old Fatima Mohammed typifies accomplishment. During the fourth day (7 May) of the five-day graduation ceremony of the Vaal Triangle Campus christian louboutin booties of the North-West University (NWU Vaal), Fatima enjoyed a standing ovation from the audience and her fellow graduates when she received the Award for Excellent Academic Achievement within the field of Chartered Accountancy. 

Fatima Bibi Mohammed and the Campus Rector, Prof Thanyani Mariba

Fatima – who is born and bred in Vanderbijlpark, obtained the highest average in the Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in Accounting Sciences degree programme in 2014. She christian louboutin sale uk completed the three year degree within the minimum prescribed time and achieved an overall academic average of 87.26%. During her time at the Vaal Triangle Campus she was awarded as Top Accounting Student for three consecutive years and passed all of her 29 modules with distinction. She is a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society for academic achievers and is also the Campus and Community Outreach Director of the Campus’s chapter of this internationally recognised honour society.

According to Fatima, her motto in life is to always try to be a better person than who she was the day before, and henceforth she makes the best of all the opportunities that come her way. Fatima attended Milton Primary School in Vanderbijlpark and during this time she served as the Head Girl. She cheap christian louboutin shoes completed her secondary schooling at the Greenacres Private High School in Meyerton where she also served as a student leader for the duration of three years. She passed the Independent Examination Board (IEB) examination with five distinctions.

In 2009 she had the privilege to visit New York as part of the People to People Student Ambassador Program and in 2012 she formed part of the Junior City Council of Meyerton.

Fatima is currently enrolled for a BCom Honours degree in Chartered Accounting at the Vaal Triangle Campus.