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Malala secures Oxford University place

Malala excited to go to Oxford Malala Yousafzai Celebrates After A Level Results Confirm She's Going To Oxford University
Saul Franklin | 17 August, 2017, 13:59

Malala Yousafzai is going to Oxford University after receiving her A Level results today.

An advocate for girls' education and women's equality and also the United Nations messenger of Peace will be pursuing her higher studies in the University of Oxford. "And sometimes, like, I wanted to be a politician and become the prime minister of Pakistan".

She had received a conditional offer from the prestigious university earlier this year.

Yousafzai was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman in 2012, having written for the BBC and spoken in public in defense of girls' right to education.

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In April, Ms Yousafzai was been made the youngest ever UN Messenger of Peace.

PPE is a multi-disciplinary course - students take modules in the three separate branches at once. Well done to all A-level students - the hardest year.

Options for study in the course cover a wide range, from ancient philosophers like Aristotle to contemporary U.S. politics and modern-day banking. Some are taught one-to-one.

Announcing the news on Twitter, Malala wrote: "So excited to go to Oxford!" Oxford's academic year begins in October.

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