(NEWS.COM.AU) — A SYDNEY student will face court accused of hacking into a Sydney fashion school’s computer records and leaking a student file on the prime minister’s daughter.

The 20-year-old University of Technology Sydney student Freya Newman was charged tonight with unauthorised access to restricted data held in a computer, NSW Police confirmed.

It’s understood the young woman worked as a night librarian at the Whitehouse Institute of Design, which claimed in media reports that its computers had been hacked after news site New Matilda published revelations of a secret $60,000 scholarship awarded to Frances Abbott.

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