Malala Yousafzai is going to Oxford.
Ms. Yousafzai, the 20-year-old Pakistani-born activist who is the world’s youngest Nobel laureate, on Thursday tweeted a screenshot of her acceptance to the university.
“So excited to go to Oxford!! Well done to all A-level students — the hardest year. Best wishes for life ahead!” she wrote on Twitter.
In March, Ms. Yousafzai received a conditional offer from Oxford’s Lady Margaret Hall, contingent on her exam results. Pakistan’s first female prime minister, Benazir Bhutto, also studied at Lady Margaret Hall in the 1970s.
The news that she would be attending one of the world’s leading universities came at the beginning of a frenetic, roller-coaster season for students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, who on Thursday were receiving the results of A-level exams that could decide their futures in higher education.
Students were learning whether their grades met the standard set by their chosen universities, or were entering a process known as “clearing” to try to find an open spot at another institution. (Students in Scotland previously received their results.)
Ms. Yousafzai was 15 when a Taliban gunman in Pakistan shot her in the head for her work advocating girls’ education. At the time, she had been blogging for the BBC about life under the grip of the terrorist group after an edict by the militants in 2008 banned girls from attending school.
In 2014, Ms. Yousafzai was flown to Britain for medical treatment and reconstructive surgery. She later relocated to the city of Birmingham, England, with her family.
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