KZN’S TOP MATRICULANT IN 2007 GRADUATES SUMMA CUM LAUDE

KZN’S TOP MATRICULANT IN 2007 GRADUATES <em>SUMMA CUM LAUDE</em>

Mr Wayne Frederick, KwaZulu-Natal’s top achiever in the 2007 matric exams, continues to excel receiving his Electronic Engineering degree summa cum laude at the School of Engineering’s 2012 Graduation ceremony.

Frederick is currently studying for an MSc degree and is working under Dr Leigh Jarvis at UKZN’s Material Sciences laboratory with his work focus on the research, design and implementation of superconducting converters.

A product of Southlands Secondary School in Bayview, Chatsworth, he said his undergraduate experience at UKZN’s School of Engineering had been a positive one. While he found the academic component challenging, he felt he had matured immensely over the course of his studies, saying dedication, commitment and hard work were required to be a successful engineering student.

Frederick, who will start work at Altech as an electronic engineer after completing his Masters degree, was thankful for the support he received during his academic career. He made special mention of his parents, extended family and his girlfriend for the motivation and backing which helped him achieve his goals.


author email : nathooa@ukzn.ac.za