The Vice Chancellor of the University or Cape Town (UCT), Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, has been commended for paying a surprise visit to students preparing for exams in the library.
Professor Phakeng stopped by each student’s seat with a bar of chocolate to offer a few words of encouragement on Tuesday November 15, 2022.
The VC shared a video showing her inspiring visit to the library via LinkedIn.
Late Tuesday’s visit was Phakeng’s second to the library in five days as she took time to interact briefly with the students.
Sharing the video on Wednesday, she said; “I went back to campus study spaces at around 11pm last night to give my students chocolates and words of encouragement as they prepare for their final exams. As usual, I was encouraged to find them hard at work”
“The university journey is not easy, much support and constant motivation is needed to push through! I am a mother before I am VC, so I will be there to give them the motivation they need to soldier on.”
Teacher dances with students on assembly ground
In other news, a teacher stunned social media users after a video of her dancing with her students was shared on TikTok.
In the video, the beautiful female teacher adorned with a giddy attitude was seen showing off her dance moves with her students. The students all smiled as they danced around their teacher.
The video generated many positive reactions as netizens lauded the teacher for her down-to-earth attitude, while others were curious about the name and location of the school.