Cameroonian Female Wins Award for Best Graduating Student in Chemical And Bioprocess Engineering at Swansea University in Great Britain
By Edwin Ntainjua Ndifor PhD, Cardiff, Great Britain, for Fako News Centre
THE GALEGA FAMILY AT WAKUNA MOJOKO GALEGA'S GRADUATION
A Cameroonian female student, Wakuna Mojoko Galega, has graduated from Swansea University in the United Kingdom with an outstanding first class honours, winning the award for the overall best student for the Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering.
Wakuna Mojoko Galega was born on March 2nd 1987 in Tiko – Cameroon. After going through
nursery and primary education in Tiko and PNEU Yaounde respectively, she then went on to complete her secondary and high school studies at Saker Baptist College Limbe. Wakuna passed in 10 subjects at the GCE Ordinary level and 4 subjects (including A grades in mathematics and Further Mathematics) at the A levels. From Saker Baptist College, she moved to the University of Yaounde I in 2005 where she studied Mathematics and Computer Science for 1 year before moving to the Great Britain in 2006 to pursue a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Wales Institute Cardiff (UWIC). After successfully completing the 1st year at UWIC with an unprecedented performance
(topping her class in most of her courses) she decided to switch to Chemical Engineering in the 2nd year and this meant she had to transfer from UWIC to Swansea University. She then
completed the last three years of her four years B. Eng. in Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering with a Year in Industry at Swansea where she was equally prominent. On the 22nd July 2010, Wakuna Mojoko Galega, graduated from Swansea University, earning the
accolade for the best student of her batch.
WAKUNA RECEIVING HER AWARD AT SWANSEA UNIVERSITY
At the graduation ceremony, we asked Wakuna the secret behind this super achievement and these are some of the words she used: Focused, hard work, devotion, determination, time management and trust in God.