On my way to a maternity health care facility in one of Malawi’s most deprived districts, Ntchisi, I tried to stay level headed. If I was scared, how did the women I was about to meet feel? This was...
I took a gap year after leaving school to earn money and go travelling. After working at a bar and supermarket for 4 months I had earned enough money to go to Australia and New Zealand. I explored both...
I attended a Catholic boarding school for most of my education – from the age of 10 to 18 – and recently decided to write about this period of my life on social media: 'Today I visited my old school...
These are the words of Nazma Khan, who founded World Hijab Day, which was on 1 February 2018. Khan immigrated to New York from Bangladesh when she was just 11. ‘Wearing a hijab was a direct sign that I...
The thought of being told at the ripe young age of 21 that you would be needing a wheelchair for the rest of your life is somewhat disconcerting and unfathomable for most. But this is not a hypothetical for...
In a previous article, Concrete revealed that less than half of UEA students actually meet their offer. Now, research from the Office for Students (OfS) and UCAS shows that applicants who accept an unconditional offer are five percent more...