Activist Malala Yousafzai Accepted to Study at the University of Oxford

The 20-year-old was shot by the Taliban at the age of 15 for agitating for the right to an education

  • Published 17 August 2017
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Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by a Taliban gunman at age 15 for speaking out for the right to an education, has been accepted to the University of Oxford. The 20-year-old activist shared word of her acceptance to the school on Twitter and included the screenshot of her “Congratulations” notice. She plans to major in philosophy, politics and economics, the favored degree of many of Britain’s top leaders. “So excited to go to…

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