Malala finds place in Oxford University for graduation

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And today, as students around the United Kingdom waited with baited breath to receive their A-level results, Malala Yousafzai confirmed she is set for Oxford University in September.

While Malala did not disclose the institution, it was known that she had applied to Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, where Pakistan's first female Prime Minister, Benazir Bhutto, also studied.

In 2012, a Taliban gunman shot her in the head for her support of education for girls in her native Pakistan. Well done to all A-level students - the hardest year.

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After the results were announced today in the UK, Malala confirmed she was set to go to Oxford. "Your place at Oxford University 033 for Philosophy, Politics and Economics L0V0 has been confirmed".

She had received a conditional offer from the prestigious university earlier this year.

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Malala, who turned 20 in July, attended Edgbaston High School for Girls in Birmingham, where she was treated after the shooting in October 2012.

In April, Yousafzai was the youngest person to be named a U.N. Messenger of Peace.

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