Salim Abdool Karim urges new graduates to embark on careers with passion, perseverance and excellence

1 September 2022

Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) in KwaZulu-Natal dedicated the Faculty of Natural Sciences graduation ceremony in honour of Professor Salim Abdool Karim’s central role in South Africa’s response against Covid-19 and impact on HIV prevention and treatment. The ceremony for faculty new graduates was held on Thursday, 11 August. 

Addressing the ceremony Abdool Karim urged new graduates to pursue their careers with passion, excellence, and perseverance. As I leave you with today’s message, I want you to know that the path that I have followed, is a path that is available and is right in front of every one of you, students. You have the opportunity to change the world. You just need to be brave enough to seize it.”