Some people study hard to attend their first university lecture, others like Malala Yousafzai go through other trials.
The world famous education campaigner showed the pvblic a photo from her first-ever class at Oxford University, five years after she was shot in the head by militants in Pakistan.
5 years ago, I was shot in an attempt to stop me from speaking out for girls' education. Today, I attend my first lectures at Oxford. pic.twitter.com/sXGnpU1KWQ
— Malala (@Malala) October 9, 2017
BBC reports she was shot on her way home from school back in 2012 after she wrote an anonymous diary on life under Taliban rule.
The 20-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner gained retweets and likes in just minutes after posting. 300,000 people retweeted, with 1 million liking her tweet.
Others tweeted Malala how inspiring she was to every girl out there.
Congratulations Malala. You stand as a beacon of hope to women and all of us in this world . Enjoy university !
— Rhodri Morgan-Smith (@DocRods) October 9, 2017
all the best ..you are such a wonderful inspiration to every girl
— sravanirao (@sravani2028) October 9, 2017
Malala and her family relocated to Birmingham, UK after recovering from her near-fatal injuries.
Malala became an advocate for the fight to help improve girls’ literacy around the world. In 2017, she officially became the youngest ever UN Messenger of Peace.