Meet UBC’s latest Rhodes Scholar: Fatima Zehra Naqvi

Former Arts One student is the latest UBC grad to be awarded the Rhodes Scholarship.

UBC Arts Alumna Fatima Zehra Naqvi is among 11 Canadians who have been named Rhodes Scholars for 2018.

One of the most competitive and prestigious scholarships in the world, the Rhodes Scholarship funds two to three years of postgraduate study at the University of Oxford.

Zehra graduated in 2017 with a BA Honours in English Literature and Creative Writing. Her research and writing focuses on issues of borders, migration and displacement. In her final year at UBC, Zehra co-designed and co-facilitated a student-directed seminar on “Analyzing 21st Century Migratory and Social Movements Through New Media and Postcolonial Literature.”

(Article credit:  UBC Arts Undergraduates)

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