Malala gets admission in Oxford University

Malala gets admission in Oxford University

Pakistani female-education campaigner Malala Yousafzai is headed to Oxford University to study philosophy, politics and economics, or PPE, this fall, she confirmed Thursday on Twitter.

Malala who announced the news via her Twitter handle said she is very excited to go to Oxford.

The youngest ever UN Messenger of Peace tweeted her delight at being offered the place to study at Oxford.

Earlier this year, she revealed she had received offers from three United Kingdom universities (conditional of achieving three As at A-Level), but she did not say which institutions. She began to blog as "Gul Makai" for the BBC, detailing life under the Taliban, and publicly campaigning for girls' rights to education.

Malala's success comes as the percentage of top A-level grades awarded increased for the first time in six years.

Ms Yousafzai's opportunity may have been unimaginable five years ago.

Yousafzai will be following in the footsteps of many world leaders who studied PPE at Oxford.

In a note shared to her more than 787,000 followers, she wrote: "So excited to go to Oxford!"

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Ms Yousafzai had also applied to the London School of Economics (LSE), Durham and Warwick universities. She became internationally known after the incident and relocated with her family to Birmingham for further rehabilitation. Other honours include honorary Canadian citizenship, the Philadelphia Liberty Medal, and having an asteroid named after her.

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