myschool.com.ng
Mobile Site

RSS
tw
g+
fb
Username » Password » » Forgot Password?
Join Myschool

91 Years Old Grandmother Graduates From University Of Thialand.

Written By: Blinkgs Blessing on 11-Aug-2017 12:22:26 274 views

A 91-year-old grandma became the oldest person to graduate from university in Thailand on Wednesday, receiving her bachelor’s degree from King Maha Vajiralongkorn.

“It has always been my dream to continue my studies,” Kimlun told local TV station Thai PBS.

She said that she had finished junior high school but couldn’t continue her education at the time because her family couldn’t finance it.

Kimlun said: “When I was young, I actually received good grades.

“I have always enjoyed reading. I even bought manuals to educate myself so I could help my children with their homework.”



Kimlun said she became inspired to continue her formal studies in 2011, once her children and grandchildren had received university educations and found decent jobs.

“It’s never too late to study,” she said.

“She is a very determined person,” said Bhum Juasiripakdee, one of Kimlun’s grandchildren.

“We all support her while making sure she remains in good health.”

The university said Kimlun had not received any special treatment in terms of grading.



In fact, she failed half of her courses and had to retake examinations several times.

“The university provided me with a lot of conveniences,” Kimlun said.

“They allocated rooms on the ground floor for me so I did not have to climb the stairs.”

The university is the first in Thailand to offer distance learning to elderly people.

Almost 200 people older than 60 have enrolled.

(NAN)
About The Writer
Blinkgs Blessing - myschool blessing
A Graduate of Auchi polytechnic

About Me: I'm Cool Headed,easy Going And Practical She is currently interested in Friendship.

Add Friend
Send PM
Share this with family & friends...
Comments (1)
Nastie EmJhay says;
Ftc
#lwkmd
congrats though am sure her childred nd grand's will be proud but wetin she wan do wit d honor
11-Aug-2017 21:12:49 ·


Type your comment in the box below
Register or Login to recieve alerts when there's an update on this information.
Name
Comment
SPAM Challenge
To permanently remove this captcha and make commenting easier, Register or Login.
Click the check-box below to start.

Other publications from blinkgs - 252 Publications

 

19-Oct-2017 14:39:11,
That Moment When You're Trying To Help A Friend. LMAO
Can people be this dull for real?
19-Oct-2017 09:44:42,
Brain Teaser!!!
How smart are you? Come and prove yourself.
19-Oct-2017 09:39:45,
One Word For Her...
It's graduation period once again when students express their joy and happiness on social media platforms, meanwhile it's also a time where we see all categories of graduate and you begin to fear for ...
18-Oct-2017 09:37:59,
See How Exam Is Taken In Saudi Arabia. While In Nigeria....
In this kind of environment, i don't think one can easily fail Lol... What do you think?
17-Oct-2017 13:20:07,
What's Your Answer?
Whats the right arrangement?

More From My Blog