Young Ghanaian woman, Semira Mohammed IBN Moro, secures First Class Honors in her Journalism degree from the Ghana Institute of Journalism, Ghana. Following this, she was provided a grant to further her postgraduate education at St. Anthony’s, University of Oxford in England.
Semira, originating from Bolgatanga in Ghana, completed her journalism degree with First Class Honors from the Ghana Institute of Journalism, Ghana. She emerged as the top graduating student from her institution.
The young Ghanaian woman was accorded the St Antony’s DAC Scholarship to pursue her studies at the University of Oxford. Semira set a record by becoming the inaugural recipient of a DAC Scholarship at St Antony’s at the University of Oxford.
Established by the Board of Governors at the University of Oxford, the St Antony’s DAC Scholarship is aimed at supporting students from developing countries in realizing their academic aspirations, independently of their social background or financial conditions.
Young Ghanaian Woman Secures First Class Honors in Journalism, Achieves Master’s Degree from University of Oxford
She shared her intention to pursue her Master’s degree in African Studies at the University of Oxford, expressing the belief that it would help her develop a greater comprehension of the diverse elements specific to the African continent.
Semira also shared her conviction that her degree can contribute to devising a pragmatic approach to counter gender inequality and other key cultural challenges in Africa. She credited her keen interest in journalism as being the driving force behind her academic pursuit.