This is going to be long- even by my standards. I have to say a lot of thank yous and those can’t go unsaid. I don’t know where to start. Firstly, late thank you for the birthday wishes. Yes, the 24th June I turned 24! Yikesies. I had a super special day and 24 is… Read More Goodbye City. Hello 24!
I always wondered what it meant to be a “President” and to be a leader. Elections taught me to be led by your members as it is their principles which you will carry through all that you do. So instead of forcing my traits on them and telling them what leader I am, I spent… Read More My “Leadership Issues”
Dear “Anthony Marzouk”, I don’t know who you are. Though I have a suspicion, I don’t know who you are. You hid behind a false name, a false photo and for four months relentlessly made accusations against me. I had just been elected President and at the time I was trying to gain the confidence… Read More Dear “Anthony Marzouk”
Exams aren’t easy! With increased fees comes increased pressure to succeed. And it’s our job at City University London Students’ Union to support our students in whatever way we can. That’s why we have an annual “Keep Calm Study On” campaign to help students during what is one of the most intense times of the… Read More That Time Students Need You The Most…
I’m British Asian. I can’t quite figure out what generation immigrant I am or what box I fit in to. I feel more African too, knowing that’s an integral part of my family’s journey. The words we speak are a combination of English, Gujarati, with some broken Swahili thrown in there too. But what’s confusing me… Read More Why are British Asians supporting UKIP?
1am this morning I start to receive emails and messages, ping after ping, from students saying they have no water in their showers or kitchens at Pure City. One student asks if I can come visit. Knowing what these students have gone through over the past few months, the ongoing problems, and few willing to… Read More Pure City: Today’s Troubles
“I see someone! Park up somewhere.” “Where?” “He’s there, sitting by the freeway, holding a book.” My cousin Sheena is the designated driver and I’m tasked with looking out for homeless people in California to interview for our “Hello 2015” project. We pull up, get out and walk towards the bearded man sitting by the freeway. As… Read More Spread the Word: Because Homeless People Read Too