(PRESS RELEASE) – The UWI Open Campus is proud to announce that the top matriculant at The UWI Open Campus for 2017 is Saint Lucian student, Ms Dania Martelly.
Ms Martelly, who hails from the community of Pierrot, will address her fellow colleagues at a Matriculation and Welcome Ceremony for new students to be held on Wednesday, 6 September 2017 at 6:30 p.m. online, via Blackboard Collaborate.
Ms Martelly has been awarded an Open Scholarship tenable at The University of the West Indies (UWI) for the entire duration of a BSc in Management Studies. The generous award covers, full tuition fees, books, meals and miscellaneous fees and charges.
When asked about the secret of her success, Ms Martelly spoke of putting in “hard work and a lot of effort” in order to reach her goals.
“I had to study hard, practice often, and burn the midnight oil,” she said. She credits a positive attitude towards her education, as well as being creative, ambitious, and self-disciplined for her success – qualities she thinks all students ought to strive towards.
The UWI Open Campus offers sincere congratulations to Ms Martelly and looks forward to supporting her along this next stage of her educational journey.