Black Students

Black? Asian? Your Chances Of A First Are Lower Than Your White Peers

The Huffington Post UK | Indigo Ellis | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Black and Asian students are less likely to achieve a 2:1 or 1st than their white peers, even though they have the same A-level grades, a recent study...

Students Will March to 'Bring Back EMA'

Aaron Kiely | Posted 20.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Aaron Kiely

As I was finishing secondary school, I remember numerous discussions in my home about how we would be able to fund going to college and being a full-time student. Luckily, we found out that we qualified for the EMA scheme. My family lived from week to week, and that £30 was totally significant and at times helped pay electric, gas and for other essentials.

'If You Don't Stand for Something, You'll Fall for Anything'

Kanja Ibrahim Sesay | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Kanja Ibrahim Sesay

We know Malcolm X by his later name, El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz. Nine days prior to his death he visited students again in Britain, and was shot wearing the same clothes at the Audubon Ballroom.

Students Accuse Government Of Being A 'Racist Employer'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 19.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Around half of black students in the UK feel the government is a racist employer, according to a think tank report published on Thursday. Many blac...

Oxford's Black Undergraduate Intake Rises To Grand Total Of 32

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK

Oxford University has disclosed that the number of British black students accepted in 2011 has risen to 32 - the highest number in 10 years. The fi...