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Your Officer; Sharleen Zonke

I'm Sharleen Zonke your BAME Officer for 19/20.

The Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Community is a space to share your ideas, opinions and concerns about your student experience.

We organise events and campaigns, suggest policy, and do what we can to make Coventry University a better space for you.

The Community is also for students who want to be allies for the community, and it's entirely up to you how involved you want be. If you're passionate about making Coventry University a more inclusive space sign up to our updates to include Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic Students content in your personalised news and emails.

Active Campaigns 20/21

Black Lives Matter

  • Develop and deliver training for staff & students to create an anti-racist campus.
  • Continue work to remove the attainment gap, and decolonise the curriculum.
  • Improve culturally competent care and support for Black Students at the University. 
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Black History Month

  • Empower and represent our Black Student community
  • Celebrate Black history, culture and the future of the Black Community.
  • Raise awareness to ensure that Black history is embedded into education.
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Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic Students News & Policy

Action Against Domestic Abuse & Sexual Violence

CUSU is working with the university, Coventry City Council and organisations across the city to support 16 Days of Action. We're committed to supporting students, creating a safe university environment and raising awareness of the signs and types of domestic abuse and sexual violence amongst the whole student body. Read more to find out more about our campaign, activities coming up and ways to be involved, including the launch of our brand new support page...

Lewis' Online Learning Experience

Students are welcomed to submit a blog and/or video sharing their experience learning online together with any tips to share with other students for the #EngageToAchieve Campaign. They will each be entered into a prize draw to win a £50 amazon voucher. We invite you to watch this video submitted by Lewis Goode

November's Society of the Month winners are WOMEN IN ENGINGEERING

Congratulations to our Society of the Month for November - Women in Engineering (WES). WES have been excellent so far this year, super organised with Campaigns, online social nights and Employability events, not to mention creating their own podcast. Read on to learn more.

Volunteering has given me friends for life

Odion Ibadin is a 3rd year law student from Nigeria and for the past few years, she has been one of the University’s most prolific student volunteers.

“It all began in my first year when I saw the variety of volunteering opportunities that were open to me,” said Odion.

Report & Get Support: Hate Crime and Discrimination

You have the right to live your life free from abuse and violence. If you’ve been the victim of a hate crime or discrimination, remember it is not your fault and help is available. Find out how to report and get support today.

 
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