Students of Colour launch

July 27, 2018

As part of AccessHE Week 2018, the AccessHE BAME forum launched Students of Coloura collection of personal stories told by a diverse range of students from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds.

The aim is to share the varied lived experiences of students who often found their accounts ‘missing’ from other campaigns, celebrating them and their views and disrupting categories such as ‘BAME’. Stories are informal and honest, offering both positive experiences of higher education and the challenges and barriers faced.

You can follow the campaign via Instagram (@studentsofcolour) and Twitter (@studentsofcolou). 

For more information on the project and how it came about, please see this blog article on the London Higher CEO blog written by AccessHE BAME forum Chair, Amy York, Senior Access Officer at UCL.

We’re incredibly grateful to forum members and particularly our group of students who supported the development and launch of the campaign. Over the summer, we’re eager to welcome additional submissions from students of colour across the capital and beyond, and would encourage you to share with your students and networks.

Want to contribute? Please click here to tell us your story.