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BAME Resources for Students and Staff

Networking and general support for BAME UCL staff and students

Forum on race equality at UCL, for networking, peer support and sharing information.

Resources on race equity and cultural competence for UCL staff

A checklist is designed to support UCL staff to reflect on how to embed the principles of inclusivity in all aspects of the academic cycle.

A toolkit that provides guidance on what departments can do to include Black and minority ethnic students in all aspects of learning and teaching.

Career development and general support for BAME UCL students

UCL scholarship scheme in partnership with the Windsor Fellowship to support BAME postgraduate research degree students.

Annual application round with mid-January deadline. 8 scholarships focusing on faculties/department where there is a current under-representation of BAME students. PALS not included in list for 2023 entrants.

UCL student society whose aims are to create an inclusive and supportive environment for students and alumni of the first generation in their family to enter higher education and ethnic minority students, and to ensure the welfare of a portion of UCL’s student body that often feels marginalised and unwelcome. Activities include an online community, regular events (career, social and skills-focused), a mentoring scheme and a buddy scheme.  interventions. We have career events planned for a variety of industries (banking, finance, consulting, education, technology etc.) and monthly socials!

Programme of enhanced careers support for UCL undergraduates from under-represented groups. Includes bursary scheme, paid internships, alumni mentoring scheme, buddy scheme, priority access to some careers events, dedicated Moodle resources, one-to-one careers appointments.

  • UCL Careers webpage contains links to a variety of external resources (though some links have expired)
Access and widening participation for prospective UCL students

A free online event for young people of Black African & Black Caribbean heritage in Years 10-12 who are interested in learning more about university and their future options.
Usually takes place in the summer (June/July)

The Amos Bursary UCL Scholarship is a bursary of £1,000 per annum. Applications are open to students of British African / Caribbean heritage who have applied to or secured a place at UCL.

These experience days provide an opportunity for prospective students in Year 12 or 13 to visit UCL and learn about life as an undergraduate. The scheme is targeted at students from certain priority groups that are currently underrepresented in higher education and at UCL, including refugees and forced migrants, and students from the rom the Gypsy, Roma or Traveller community.