Fatima Patel

Tales of a fresher living at home

Many students anticipate Freshers Week like it’s their birthday. Endless supplies of booze, new friends, and club nights that are calling your name. Finally, you are a proper adult who can stumble into your halls at 5am and eat last night’s Dominos for breakfast to cure your hangover without your...
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Posted Sep. 30, 2018

Living with a hidden disability at university

Imagine. The time is 07:53. You are at London St Pancras Station, one of the busiest stations in the UK. You have an insight day at one of the world’s top law firms starting before 09.00, which is five minutes away. Should be easy, right?   Yet the truth of this...
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Posted Sep. 26, 2018

A woman in Saudi Arabia

Last June, a decree in Saudi Arabia, issued by the king, allowed women to drive. Before this, Saudi Arabia was the last and only place on earth that did not allow women to do this. Women are still banned from independently doing many things such as travelling abroad and applying...
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Posted Jul. 17, 2018