St. Mary’s Hosts Graduation Ceremony  


St. Mary’s University graduated a total of 1585 undergraduate students (614 male and 971 female) on October 9, 2021 at Golf Club, Addis Ababa.  

Surpassing the national females’ participation in higher education, the female graduates account for 61%. 


The ceremony started with congratulatory remarks made by Wondwosen Tamrat (PhD, Associate Professor,) Founder and President of the University, who urged the graduates to put the knowledge and skills they have acquired during their stay at the University into practice and contribute their share to Ethiopia’s development.  

The graduation ceremony took place at the Addis Ababa Golf Club in the presence of Guest of Honor, Ato Biniam Belete, Founder and Manager of Mekedoania Charity Association, which provides care and support to the elderly and persons with mental illness. He made an inspirational speech revealing his own life experience. Thanking St. Mary’s University, graduates and their families, Ato Biniam reiterated that graduates, in addition to working hard towards attaining their life goals, should practice lending helping hands to the needy/destitute as part of their social responsibility.  


The ceremony came to a close with the award of Trophy and Medal to the best achievers. The winners of this year’s medal were two male graduates who completed their study with very great distinction from departments of Management and Computer Science.   


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