If you don’t know about Malala Yousafzai, (born 12 July 1997). is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate. She is known for human rights advocacy, especially the education of women in her native Swat Valley in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, northwest Pakistan.
She was shot at point-blank range by a gunman in Pakistan in 2012 after speaking out to defend the right of girls to attend school.
The Nobel Prize-winning activist who nearly avoided death after being shot by the Taliban. After being treated at a hospital in Birmingham she continued her education in the city and also won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014.
The story gained international recognition and she has since become a global advocate for female education.
The 20-year-old revealed she has been accepted to study philosophy, politics, and economics at the prestigious institution after getting her A-level results on Thursday morning.
The activist tweeted her acceptance to the university, saying she was “so excited” to gain a place.
So excited to go to Oxford!! Well done to all A-level students – the hardest year. Best wishes for life ahead! pic.twitter.com/miIwK6fNSf
— Malala (@Malala) August 17, 2017
She said earlier this year that she had been offered a university place contingent on her exam results but did not reveal the institution.
She did, however, reveal she had attended an interview at Lady Margaret Hall, an Oxford college. Alan Rusbridger, the former Guardian newspaper editor and now Principal of Lady Margaret Hall, tweeted to “welcome” the Nobel laureate.
Speaking about the entry process for the college, Ms. Yousafzai said: “It was the hardest interview of my life. I just get scared when I think of the interview.”
Ms. Yousafzai did also congratulate other students receiving their results, tweeting “Best wishes for life ahead!”