Published: 2017-08-19 17:51
Last Updated: 2017-08-20 00:31
Malala Yousafzai, the world’s youngest Nobel Prize winner, is about to become University of Oxford’s prize student. The young activist, known for championing human rights and women’s education, was admitted into Oxford to study Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) after meeting the entry requirements for the degree.
Yousafzai had been shot by a Pakistani militant in 2012 after speaking for young girls’ right to go to school. She was treated at a hospital in Birmingham, after which she continued her education, and went on to win the Nobel Peace Prize at age 18 in 2014.
Of the admissions interview for Oxford, Yousafzai said it was “the hardest interview of my life”.