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Law grad Rebel Wilson reiterates importance of education

/ 12:15 AM May 25, 2019

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To celebrate getting an education and the accomplishments she’s had since, Aussie actress Rebel Wilson shared on Instagram a couple of graduation photos from a decade ago.

“Ten years ago, I graduated from the [University of New South Wales] with two degrees—BA LLB (Arts and Law). Today, I couldn’t be prouder to win the Chancellor’s Award for Exceptional Alumni Achievement,” she wrote in the caption.

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Wilson, a film, stage and TV actress, initially saw herself doing something mathematics-related back in high school, before the entertainment biz beckoned.

The “Bridesmaids” and “Pitch Perfect” star added, “Since graduating, I moved to Hollywood and have been in over 14 movies, had my own US Network television show, sang at the Hollywood Bowl, performed on the West End, created a number of companies, won a landmark Australian court case, had my own clothing line and done many deals all over the world!”

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These achievements wouldn’t have been possible, she said, if she didn’t go the extra mile.

“Education is really the key to unlocking opportunities,” the 39-year-old Wilson reiterated to her followers. “So study hard, kids! Back when I started college, I couldn’t even afford all of my law textbooks and would have to read from library copies. I’m so proud to have come this far!” —OLIVER PULUMBARIT

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