This graduation ceremony was no ordinary one. Social media went wild over her graduation snaps.

In a video posted on twitter, the actress shared the story behind the design of her dress. She had pictures of those she buried printed on her dress as a way of paying homage to them. 

See the video below:

Today is the Third. Carla died on the Third. My dress has the pictures of those I have buried, those who held my heart. To Courage. To Resilience. Overcome. #UCTGrad2018 #RememberThem

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In addition to her remarkable dress, Nomzamo was seen walking on stage to officially receive her qualification and took the opportunity to pay tribute to her name namesake Winnie Nomzamo Madikizela-Mandela who was passed away this past Monday. 


A number of fellow celebrities were touched by these events and congratulated the actress on her recent achievement. 

See the tweets below: