1 President Wavel Ramkalawan was the guest of honor at the 2021 graduation ceremony for students who successfully completed their studies at the Seychelles Institute of Technology (SIT). The event was held at the Seychelles International Conference Center (ICCS) on Friday afternoon.
3 Immanuel Madeleine of the National Diploma in Motor Vehicle Engineering won the President’s Cup. Mr. Madeleine has performed well academically and has shown himself to be exemplary in both behavior and attendance. He has also been an active participant in extracurricular activities.
4 During the ceremony, more than 173 students received their certificates, having completed their respective study programs at the Certificate, Advanced Certificate and Diploma levels. Among which, 21 graduates received the Best Performer Awards in their respective programs.
5 In his speech, the Director of the Seychelles Institute of Technology, Mr. Hubert Barbé, congratulated the graduates for completing such an important milestone. He stressed that learning a skill in SIT requires the learner to show interest, be motivated, and want to learn. With him, students must demonstrate a sense of discipline with a positive attitude.
6 “At SIT we believe that the training you have received in recent years has prepared all of you to start a life that belongs to you. It’s also worth noting that your progress in life will largely depend on what you learn after leaving SIT rather than what you already know. So, my dear graduates, the journey to success awaits you with many more challenges. Knowing who you are will help you when you want to pursue the things you want in life,” Mr. Barbe said.
7 The awards for Outstanding Artists at the Certificate and Advanced Certificate levels went to Garelle Forte for the Certificate level of the Certificate in Painting and Decorating, Julio Joubert and Paolo Evenor for the Advanced Certificate in Plumbing and Advanced Certificate in Mechanical Engineering.
9 In addition to President Ramkalawan, guests at the ceremony included the Minister of Education, Dr. Justin Valentin, the Minister of Employment and Social Affairs, Ms. Patricia Francourt, the Principal Secretaries, the President and members of the SIT Board. , relatives of graduates and SIT. Management and Staff.