School of Chemical Engineering

On board the longest flight I have ever taken in my life from Zimbabwe to Australia 18 months ago, I was reflecting on my life and how I got to this point.

I am Perseverence – Persy for short – and I am 26 years old. I was born and brought up in Harare in Zimbabwe.

Numbers and calculations have always been exciting for me, and maths was my favourite topic in school, so engineering seemed the obvious choice for me. To get the best education my parents could afford, I had to go to Cape Town, South Africa to study my bachelor in engineering.

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