The inspiring and courageous Malala Yousafzai has finished her final exams at Oxford University after studying politics, philosophy and economics for three years.

The 22-year-old took to Twitter sharing two photos: one of herself covered in celebratory confetti and one with her family surrounded by balloons and congratulatory cake.

“Hard to express my joy and gratitude right now as I completed my Philosophy, Politics and Economics degree at Oxford,” she said on Twitter. “I don’t know what’s ahead. For now, it will be Netflix, reading and sleep.”

Yousafzai rose to global prominence in 2012 after being shot in the head by Taliban gunmen as she boarded her school bus in north-west Pakistan.

The teen first became a target for the regime after defying a ban issued in 2009 forbidding girls to go to school and penning an anonymous blog for the BBC highlighting life under Taliban rule with a personal emphasis on women’s right to education.

She went on to become the youngest person ever to Nobel Peace Prize in 2014, being just 17-years-old. The human rights activist went to go on to begin her studies at Oxford University in 2017.

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