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Raawiyah Rifath

Postgraduate Teaching Assistant

Raawiyah Rifath joined the University of Exeter as a postgraduate teaching assistant in January 2019 for Contract Law. 

Raawiyah is a PhD student using a transdisciplinary approach of law and psychology to research the burden and standard of proof relating to asylum claims based on sexual orientation and/or gender identity/expression alongside this cohort’s specific vulnerabilities. The results of this research will propose areas of the UK's asylum process that can be reformed to better accommodate these vulnerabilities.  

Raawiyah holds an LLB with honours from the University of Edinburgh (2016), a Diploma in Professional Legal Practice from the University of Glasgow (2017) and she has recently completed her LLM in International Human Rights Law at the University of Exeter (2018).

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