8 Famous Women With International Degrees And Certificates
Their busy schedules didn't stop these inspiring Pinays from fulfilling their educational dreams. Here's a list of celebs who took short courses and graduated from different institutions abroad.
1| Angel Locsin
The "real-life Darna" took a short course in Fashion Design at the London College of Fashion in 2007. Angel later fulfilled her dream of becoming a designer when she launched a bag collection with local brand Avon.
2| Catriona Gray
3| Glaiza De Castro
In 2019, Glaiza finished her music production course from Point Blank Music School in London. On Instagram, Glaiza shared that her 16-year-old self would be "so happy to see that I've made her dream come true."
4| Toni Gonzaga
5| Rhian Ramos
In 2018, Rhian took a break from showbiz to take several short courses in New York for six months. She shared that studying abroad has always been a childhood dream of hers in an interview with GMA. "Dream ko siya since 13 pa lang ako and I'm 27 now and I'm able to do it. Na-realize ko na lang na sa akin pala manggagaling kung kailan ang right time."
6| Kiana Valenciano
7| Georgina Wilson
Georgina studied Economics at Ateneo de Manila University for two years and later transferred to the University of Sydney in Australia where she graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting with a double major in Finance. In a 2012 interview with Spot, Georgina shared that she loved college so much, she didn't want to leave.
8| KC Concepcion
KC graduated from the American University of Paris in 2008. Looking back at her experiences in school, KC wrote in a recent IG post: "Forever thankful that my parents sent me away to Europe for university. Five years of growing from a teen to a twenty-something...My time as a university student and this time as a student of life (while on lockdown right now) feel the same in so many ways!"
This story originally appeared on Cosmo.ph. Minor edits have been made by Esquiremag.ph editors.