Emma Watson to study at Oxford

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  • The Brit beauty will spend a year at the prestigious University during a break from American College Brown

    Less than six months after confirming she would be taking a break from US college Brown, it seems Brit beauty Emma Watson’s studies are already back on track.

    Earlier this week the fledging fashionista revealed plans to take up a place at a University closer to home come Autumn – Oxford.


    The studious 20-year-old enrolled at prestigious Ivy League college Brown to study English Literature in July 2009, jetting backwards and forwards across the ocean and balancing school work with her growing movie commitments. 

    So it came as no surprise when the talented youngster announced she was cutting short her studies last year. 

    ‘I’ve decided to take a bit of time off to completely finish my work on Harry Potter and to focus on my other professional and acting projects,’ she told fans last year. 

    ‘As you know, I love Brown and I love studying pretty much more than anything but recently I’ve had so much to juggle that being a student AND fulfilling my other commitments has become a little impossible.’

    Em’s break came amidst rumours she had become a target for bullying, and was struggling to handle her fame.

    But a spokesman shot down the talk, revealing: ‘Emma has enjoyed her time at Brown tremendously and made many friends there who she keeps in constant contact with.

    ‘She has now decided to change university, but not for the bullying, as that is just completely untrue. She has just decided to continue with a different course.’

    Now Emma has finally cleared up the rumous herself, confirming she will return to her studies – and will spend a year at Oxford as part of her course at Brown.

    ‘I’m still a student at Brown. It’s just that I’ll spend my third year abroad – at Oxford,’ she explained to newspaper The Virginia Pilot.

    Then I’ll return to Brown to complete my last year.’

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    Aside from a whirlwind publicity tour to promote the finally Harry Potter film, Emma has also been hard at work on new flick The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

    Yesterday it was also announced the actress has signed on to star in a new adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, with director Guillermo Del Toro at the helm.

    Are you pleased Emma is returning to her studies? Let us know in the comments box below.



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