An ex-student of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), Ayoola Oluwakemi, who is currently studing for her Ph.D programm in Primate Genomic Conservation and Evolution in Kunming Institute of Zoology at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, has emerged the winner of the 2019 China Excellent International Students award.
According to the organisers of the award, to win the award, International students must demonstrate clear purpose of learning, diligent study and consistent excellent academic performances.
Other include adherence to Chinese and school’s rules and regulations, respect for professors, care of public property, paying attention to sanitation and good role model in school through active participation in the activities of the school.
The award is said to be held annually by China to encourage international students to study hard and also to create in UCAS a brand for the training of international talents.
According to findings made available to schoolworld, Ayoola is the only African female student with such distinction among the forty international students studying in CAS.
Prof. Joseph Fuwape, the Vice Chancellor of FUTA, has congratulated Ayoola for her outstanding feat, saying she has joined the growing list of FUTA Alumni doing the institution and the country proud in the global world.