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"Being the first girl in my family to go to university"

Mrs Mehmood, a school teacher and wife of Dr Mehmood, remembers life growing up in the UK and the pressure she faced from family when going to university. She was the first female in her family to do so, and as her father warned that her actions could affect future family members.

LIFE AS A STUDENT IN SPAIN UNDER FRANCO,

LIFE AS A STUDENT IN SPAIN UNDER FRANCO,

Encarna was a Medical Student in Madrid when Franco was the dictator. So concerned was the state about the possibility of an uprising by communists supported by students, that her lectures were attended by armed soldiers. There were regular beatings of dissenters, and anyone accused of opposing the government would be excluded from university. She tells her story as part of the Heritage Day at King Alfred School in London.

First in his family to go to university

First in his family to go to university

First in his family to go to university, and experience of oxford university.