My PhD defense was on the 5th of June and I had an official (almost 90-year-old) photographer reporting the event.
After almost three hours of discussion, the committee decided to award me with “Pass with Distinction”, the highest grade I could obtain!
Some of my friends and colleagues from GAIPS were there to support me, as they did during these years.
Even my mum was there (I was not lying about the age of the photographer).
I could not agree more with this PhD comic:
But after all the blood, sweat, tears and coffee, looking back it was worth it!
By the way, you can download my thesis here.