A LEADING figure in the Students’ Union at the University of West London in Ealing is to join the Government’s regulatory and competition body for higher education in England.

Zahra Choudhury, Vice-President of Education, will represent the interests of students.

As a member of its student panel, she has pledged to challenge the Office for Students to enshrine access and equality at the heart of its activities. 

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Zahra, who graduated in Health Psychology at UWL, said: “There is an opportunity for the regulations to be shaped to allow for a flexible, engaging and supportive teaching approach, which enables students to thrive and determine their own futures, instead of becoming another statistic.

“I have been lucky to find people who believed in me at the University of West London, who brought out the best in me and have helped me succeed.”