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Why do we need a black students' campaign?

Why do we need a black students' campaign?

Wednesday 30 July 2008Black Students

Too often, the perspective of black students is marginalised from the curriculum or from the mainstream of student life. Too often, our student experience is marred by the racism we encounter in education, at work and in wider society. And too often, our needs are neglected, our views are excluded, and our presence is under-represented in the decision-making process.

Too often, the perspective of black students is marginalised from the curriculum or from the...

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Who we are and what we do

Who we are and what we do

Wednesday 30 July 2008Black Students

The Black Students’ Campaign is an autonomous part of NUS. This means that black students elect the national officer and committee and pass policy at the summer conference. This policy shapes the campaign’s work to ensure the black perspective is fully integrated into the fabric of all students’ unions and society.

The Black Students’ Campaign is an autonomous part of NUS. This means that black students elect the...

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A black students' officer in every students' union

A black students' officer in every students' union

Monday 28 July 2008Black Students

Black students make up 20 per cent of NUS’ membership, yet we’re among the least represented groups in its democratic structures. Across the UK, less than five per cent of all elected officers are black, while similar levels of under-representation are experienced within the national structures of NUS.

Black students make up 20 per cent of NUS’ membership, yet we’re among the least represented groups...

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