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Chapter 19: Middlesex Polytechnic
I chose to apply for the Humanities Degree course at Middlesex Polytechnic in Enfield because it was close to home. I could easily drive there. The advantage of living at home was that I had support from my parents to provide me with care and my meals. I needed to save my energy for my studies.
My interview, in February 1975, took most of the day. The morning was a briefing period for all the students applying for the course. The number of buildings making up the complex was overwhelming. We had to go to different places throughout the day. I had lunch in the refectory. Sitting at the table, I glanced across the room and recognised the familiar face of a student ...