Sufiah Yusof

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Sufiah Yusof (born 1984) is a British mathematics prodigy of Malaysian and Pakistani origin from Northampton, who entered the University of Oxford at the age of 13.

Yusof first made news headlines at the age of 12 in 1997, after being given an offer to read mathematics at St Hilda's College, Oxford, conditional on her A-Level further mathematics grade.[1] She started her degree at the age of 13.[2][3]

Yusof currently blogs on media issues at her personal website called the Inquiring Feminist and curates the Feminism Channel at Waywire.[4]


  1. ^ "12-year-old girl to win Oxford place". The Independent. 1997-03-15. Archived from the original on 2015-10-03. Retrieved 2015-10-03. 
  2. ^ Marshall, Andrew (17 February 2003). "Small Wonders". Time. Retrieved 2008-03-31. 
  3. ^ "Oxford place for girl, 12". The Times. 13 January 1997. p. 2. 
  4. ^ Inquiring Feminist