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UCL has over 22,000 students from a broad range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds.  Over a third of our students are from a black and minority ethnic background.

UCL's staff profile is also diverse. We believe that promoting a multi-ethnic and inclusive environment provides an array of positive benefits, such as increased morale, and an enhanced ability to attract talented people from all backgrounds.

UCL's new Equalities & Diversity Strategy aims to promote equality of opportunity and positive attitudes towards BME people. Read more... Click here for more information about UCL's Race Equality Steering Group.

Find out more about social networks for BME staff and students at UCL.

UCL's Widening Participation programme aims to enhance the diversity of the student body by raising awareness of higher education through a comprehensive range of activities. To find out more click here.

Past Events
A pilot cross-institutional mentoring scheme for BME academics and researchers - find out more.

B-MEntor FAQs

Inaugural Cross-institutional Forum for Race Equality in Higher Education


Click here for useful web links on race and higher education.

Academic Promotion: useful tips and strategies for success

Think piece on BME student attainment





Last updated: 18th August 2015