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Despite Switching from Medicine to Computer Science, brilliant lady graduates university with 4.93CGPA

Despite switching from Medicine to Computer Science, a brilliant Nigerian lady named Kaosara Bakare has successfully graduated from Afe Babalola University, Nigeria with a remarkable 4.93 grade point average.

Kaosara obtained a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with an outstanding grade of distinction from Afe Babalola University, Nigeria. She won an award as the best-graduating student of her class.

She initially enrolled at the University of Ilorin to study Medicine and Surgery but left due to the academic strikes that disrupted the regular academic calendar. She said in an interview with EDUGIST that it was during the strike she discovered her passion for computer science.

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”During this period of uncertainty and idle time, I discovered my passion for computer science. The world of coding, algorithms, and software development intrigued me, and I decided to change my course of study to computer science,” she said.

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Kaosara took to LinkedIn to share her achievement of graduating from the university with an outstanding grade despite switching courses. She said she is excited that her journey at the university was fulfilling even with her being a transfer student.

She stated that as a transfer student, though she was anxious, she embraced the challenge of switching fields to computer science unsure of what lay ahead of her. Kaosara expressed her excitement about graduating with a first-class grade in Computer Science.

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She added that she is also elated to win the best graduating student award of the university’s Department of Computer Science which is a testament to the dedication and hard work she put into her studies.


Kaosara said none of her achievements would have been possible without God and the unwavering support of her parents, siblings, lecturers, and friends stating that their encouragement and support was the driving force behind her success.

She mentioned that her career goal is to make a meaningful contribution to the world of technology and that she also aspires to develop her skills and expertise in computer science, leveraging her passion for the field to create a positive impact in the tech industry.

Kaosara said she is currently gaining practical experience through an internship at a Financial Technology company after which she plans to pursue a master’s degree.

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In another story, a brilliant Nigerian Lady named Josephine Adah has overcome challenges caused by the loss of her father at a very young age to ultimately graduate as a Civil Engineer with first-class grades.

Josephine Adah, 22, lost her father at a tender age and despite facing serious financial issues in school as a result, she cruised to success and attained a first-class from the University of Nigeria, Enugu, Nigeria.

Narrating her school experience, Josephine noted that her love for Mathematics as a child propelled her to study engineering, despite being considered a male-dominated discipline. Read more about Josephine HERE.

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