Malala Yousafzai is coming to Oxford University
She’ll start her PPE course in September
Malala Yousafzai is going to Oxford University after receiving her A Level results today.
The 20-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner announced on Twitter this morning that she will be begin her Philosophy, Politics and Economics degree at Oxford University this September.
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
Malala has become a global figure for peace since she began campaigning for girl's rights to education. At the age of just 11 she began blogging for BBC Urdu about life as a young girl under Taliban rule.
In 2012 she became internationally known for getting shot in the head whilst travelling home from school in Taliban-ruled Pakistan.
Following the attack, Malala and her family were relocated to Birmingham for rehabilitation. Since then she has campaigned globally for girls' rights to education and in April she become the youngest ever UN Messenger of Peace.