Malala Yousafzai Is Getting The Degree Of Prime Ministers

Yep, it's PPE at Oxford for the young activist, not that we're surprised

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Malala Yousafzai is the teenager that has pledged to spend her life getting all children access to education.

Growing up in a briefly Taliban-ruled area in Pakistan, Malala was not allowed to go to school. She was gaining prominence worldwide for speaking out against the regime when a member of the Taliban shot her in an attempt to kill her in 2012.

Thankfully, Malala survived and has lived in Birmingham since. The murder attempt, that was an attack on her life and voice, only amplified her message.

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Since then, she has set up Malala's Fund and written and released her book , I Am Malala. She has vowed to not stop fighting until all children go to school, and, on top of that, she's just got a conditional offer for PPE at Oxford University.

Also she has a Nobel Peace Prize...no biggie.

According to The Independent Malala told the audience at the Association of School and College Lecturers annual conference on Saturday, 'I'm in Year 13 and I have my A Level exams coming and I have received a conditional offer which is three As, that is my focus right now.'

'I have applied to study PPE so for the next three years I will be studying that.'

The Universities she has applied to are Durham, LSE, and Warwick as well as Oxford.

Malala apparently interviewed at Lady Margaret Hall, saying, 'It was the hardest interview of my life. I just get scared when I think of the interview.'

If she goes to the college she will be following in the footsteps of her personal hero, the former Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto.

Likewise, the course she is hoping to attend is the degree of Politicians, with two more Pakistani Prime Ministers, and countless others (both Milibands,David Cameron, Angela Eagle, Tony Benn, Jeremy Hunt etc) having it.

According to Indy100 there has been some strange backlash to Malala's exciting news, with people accusing her of scrounging and maybe not actually passing the exams.

Obviously, this is rubbish, and Malala is a pure inspiration, and a force to be reckoned with.

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