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Malala Yousafzai gets into Oxford University

Malala Yousafzai, the Nobel Prize-winning activist who narrowly avoided death after being shot by the Taliban, has gained a place to study at the University of Oxford.

The 20-year-old revealed she has been accepted to study philosophy, politics and economics at the prestigious institution after receiving her A-level results on Thursday morning.

Ms Yousafzai was shot at pointblank range by a gunman in Pakistan in 2012 after speaking out to defend the right of girls to attend school.

The activist tweeted her acceptance to the university, saying she was “so excited” to gain a place.

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.”

 

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