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Malala gets admission to study at Oxford University



Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai has revealed her excitement at gaining admission to study at the prestigious Oxford University in England.

Malala, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 when she was just 17 years old.

The youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize revealed she had been accepted at Oxford to study Politics, Philosophy, and Economics.

Others to have studied the same course at Oxford, one of the world’s top universities, include former British Prime Minister David Cameron and late Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.

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Malala Yousafzai, now 20, came to prominence when a Taliban gunman shot her in the head in 2012, after she was targeted for her campaign against efforts by the Taliban to deny women education.

After recovering from the Taliban attack, she has attended school in England.

“So excited to go to Oxford!! Well done to all A-level students, the hardest year. Best wishes for life ahead!” she said in a tweet.

20-year-old Malala was recently in Nigeria where she met with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo at the presidential villa in Abuja, after which she met some of the Chibok schoolgirls whose cause she advocated for.

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