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Juba-based Destiny University College graduates celebrate late-year’s graduation

Destiny University College graduates based in Juba celebrate last year's graduation despite past challenges, expressing gratitude and determination to make a difference in the job market or through creating opportunities for future generations.

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Students of Destiny University College, a Juba-based higher education institution of learning affiliated to Team University in Kampala, Uganda, who graduated late last year celebrated their get-together party at Juba’s Freedom Hall on Thursday this week.

One student, Doreen Nyoka, told this publication that the road has been bumpy for them for the past few years, which is why they are celebrating their graduation.


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“Thanks to Destiny University College and Team University Uganda for the efforts to make this journey successful,” commented Burujuk Lakin. “We leave the rest for us to invest our knowledge in fruitful businesses.”

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Burujuk believes that the next step is for them to either compete in the job market or create jobs for the next generation, and that it was just the beginning of a continued struggle.

Once locked out by Kampala University and denied graduation in 2022, more than 300 South Sudanese students from the former Kampala University Juba branch finally graduated from Team University, Kampala campus affiliated with the Destiny University College in Juba in November 2023.

The graduation ceremony was held at the Pope Paul Memorial Hotel Garden in Kampala.

“It is unbelievable, but one has to be there just after putting on that graduation gown and be among thousands of fellow students,” one of the students, James Kuol said. “Of course, one has to be emotional about it; because of the stress we went through, but thank God, it finally happened,” he added

Destiny University College is the former Kampala University Juba Branch

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