LONDON - Nobel laureate, Malala Yousafzai has gained a place at the University of Oxford.
The 20-year-old education activist tweeted her acceptance to the school, saying she was "so excited" to win a spot to study philosophy, politics and economics.
Yousafzai won international renown in 2012 after she was shot by a Taliban gunman in Pakistan for speaking out for the right of girls to go to school.
After being treated at a hospital in Birmingham ,she continued her education in the city and won the Nobel Peace Prize.
She said earlier this year that she had been offered a university place contingent on her exam results but did not reveal the institution.
On Thursday, Yousafzai congratulated other students receiving their results, tweeting "Best wishes for life ahead!"
So excited to go to Oxford!! Well done to all A-level students - the hardest year. Best wishes for life ahead! pic.twitter.com/miIwK6fNSf