- On Monday this week, the University of the Free State held its virtual graduation ceremony
- Since this morning, South African social media pages have been flooded with heartwarming posts made by graduates
- Naturally many of the posts came with a number of congratulatory messages from the proud friends and families of the graduates
Today many proud and hard-working students could finally breathe a sigh of relief as they finally became graduates. In a heartwarming virtual ceremony, hundreds of students were awarded the recognition they deserved as their names were written boldly on various screens underneath their new qualifications.
While it may not have been the same as stepping on a stage in front of hundreds of people clapping for you, it was as special as they could make it for themselves and so unsurprisingly, many dressed up and shared beautiful posts to celebrate the truly momentous occasion.
"A 3x graduate! Covid wouldn’t let me be great so I just added (drew) my 3rd belt on my last graduation picture. Issa Hatrick of belts! You can call me Ronaldo. #UFSVirtualGraduation #UFSGraduation2021," nombulelo_booi wrote proudly.
Many other UFS graduates also shared heartwarming posts. Read a few of the most inspiring below:
UFS Virtual Graduation 2021Thank You Lord Jeremiah 29vs11 Miss Baartman," Cheandler Chanie wrote proudly in her celebratory post.
"Graduating during a pandemic is the pits yho. I really worked hard for Callie Human maarn. But anyway. #UFSGraduation2021 #UFSVirtualGraduation"
"Mama and I have made it to the UFS graduation list TOGETHER. Our ancestors' wildest dream? Hell yeah! We are officially within, we did that! #UFSGraduation2021"
In similar heartwarming Briefly News, South African youths are slowly but surely grabbing education by the horns and becoming graduates. A young lady has just jumped on the bandwagon and joined the rest of Mzansi's graduates.
Taking to Twitter, @Mcloopz_ shared an inspirational post about completing her course at varsity. Her heartwarming post included some snaps of herself in her cap and gown and even one of her folks standing beside her, looking as proud as ever.
"Umsebenzi wethu," she captioned the heartwarming Twitter post.
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