News Malala Yousafzai Tweets Her Acceptance to Oxford University By Lara Walsh Lara Walsh Lara Walsh is a Chicago-based writer and editor who covers all things fashion, celebrity, pop culture, travel, and food. When she’s not avidly planning her next trip, she’s writing posts for her travel blog or mapping out her next foodie adventure. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on August 17, 2017 @ 10:15AM Pin Share Tweet Email We have a feeling Malala Yousafzai will be donning an extraordinary amount of Oxford blue this fall to mark her first year at the university—a triumphant milestone in the 20-year-old's advocacy for women's education. The youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate, who was shot in the head by the Taliban five years ago, has become a symbol of resistance while fighting for girls' rights to an equal education. And on Thursday, it looked like all of Yousafzai's hard work paid off, as she took to Twitter to share that she has been officially accepted into England's prestigious Oxford University. "So excited to go to Oxford!! Well done to all A-level students - the hardest year. Best wishes for life ahead!" the high school senior and founder of the Malala Fund wrote alongside a photo of her application, which confirms that she will be studying philosophy, politics, and economics. Why This Young Woman Spent Her Birthday Fighting for Girls' Education in Iraq Congratulations, Malala!