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A day to remember for OU foreign students

Foreign Students flying the caps During "7th Annual Graduation Cermony" for Foreign Students at Osmania University in Hyderabad on Tuesday. Photo: Satyanarayana Gola   | Photo Credit: SATYA NARAYANA GOLA

It was the day that they eagerly waited for and the day of their long-cherished dreams turning into reality. It could not have been better for foreign students of Osmania University who received their degrees amid lusty shouts of their friends. They were advised by the professors to be the ambassadors of Indian education in their respective countries.

At the seventh annual graduation ceremony held here on Tuesday, the students said that along with the degrees, they would be carrying home a value system that they acquired here. A total of 111 students from different countries received their PG and UG degrees.

Chief guest Dirgham A.H. Alkhafaji, Cultural Attaché Counsellor, Embassy of the Republic of Iraq, highlighted the importance of graduation in everyone’s academic life and observed that acquiring a degree certificate was only the beginning of one’s career.

The OU registrar, K. Pratap Reddy, said they were graduating from a university that was ranked seventh best among the 600 plus universities in the country.

‘Be role models’

He called upon the graduating foreign students to be role models in their country and hoped as the alumni of the varsity that they would contribute to strengthen the relations between India and their respective countries.


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