Making do with photos instead

Her graduation ceremony may have been cancelled, but that did not stop Esther Asamundo dressing the part to celebrate her PhD in physiology with a photo shoot.

The University of Otago campus was busy with graduands in academic gowns taking pictures on Saturday, queues forming at some popular photographic locations.

Dr Asamundo said she was sad her graduation ceremony could not go ahead, but she would share the photographs with family members back in Nigeria who were unable to visit and celebrate with her under current Covid-19 settings.

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