Meet 91 year old grandma who just got her bachelors’ degree this year.
Her name. Kimlan Jinakul get her Bachelor’s Degree in Human Ecology from Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University In Thailand. The Open university is situated in Bangkok.
it took Kimalan 10 years to get the cert as it was not easy for her since she applied for the ceert in 1998.
According to the university, the old graduated wasn’t given any special attention due to her age or anything. She was given the same treatment just like very other student, she had to resit for the examinations she failed.
“When I was young, I actually received good grades,” she said, “I have always enjoyed reading. I even bought manuals to educate myself so I could help my children with their homework.” Kimlan said.
What motivated kimlan was that, she saw her children graduating with high degree certificates and landed good Jobs, so she decided to get hers irrespective of her age.
Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University In Thailand is the first institution to offer long-term education to senior citizens and currently has more than 199 students over 60 years of age.