Malala just got into Oxford University

In March the 20-year-old had revealed her 'conditional offer' to study the three subjects at the world-famous university if she achieved three As in her A-level results. It would seem she has got the grades that she required

Malala excited to go to Oxford

Malala Yousafzai says she is "so excited" after being accepted to study at the world famous University of Oxford.

Malala Yousafzai shot to fame after Taliban shot her in October 2012 over promoting education in Swat.

The 20-year-old Nobel Peace Prize victor tweeted a screenshot of the confirmation that she will study Philosophy, Politics and Economics, or PPE.

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In March, Malala revealed she had received an offer to study the three subjects at a United Kingdom university on condition of achieving three As in her A-levels. It would seem she has got the grades that she required.

Notable alumni of PPE at Oxford University include former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, someone Malala describes as her heroine. "Best wishes for life ahead!" she said in a tweet.

Ms Yousafzai's father, Ziauddin, tweeted: "My heart is full of gratitude. We are grateful to Allah & thank u 2 al those who support @Malala 4 the grand cause of education".

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According to the latest admissions stats, PPE is Oxford's most popular course, and only one in seven applicants (14%) get in.

But her campaign angered local militants and she was shot in the head during an assassination attempt while taking the bus to school. She was flown to Birmingham in the United Kingdom for medical care that helped her survive, and ended up attending school in the country.

The young activist was made a UN Messenger of Peace earlier this year. She won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014, the award's youngest ever laureate.

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