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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.

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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

Growing a Global Community at Coventry University; One World Week

For our 'Global Community' section of One World Week, we spoke to the International Student Support Team at the university, to hear their thoughts on making new connections, maintaining relationships across the world, and how students can develop a sense of community during this time.

Advice & Support For Leaving Lockdown

As lockdown restrictions start to ease, it is completely normal to feel anxious, scared or stressed. The next few months may bring a mixture of emotions, and it's important to take care of your wellbeing during these transitions. Read on to see our top tips for coming out of lockdown safely, and the support services available to you.

CUSU Award 2021 - Celebrating Your Success on 27th May

CUSU Awards 2021 nominations are open!

The CUSU Awards are now open for nominations! You can nominate yourself, individuals or groups for 10 prestigious awards that recognise outstanding achievements in extracurricular activities: Student of the Year; Volunteer of the Year; Rep of the Year; Online Impact; Advancing Diversity and Inclusion; Covid Heroes; Sport Achievement of the Year; Placement Student of the Year; Student Voice Channel of the Year; and Society of the Year.

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Book Your Lateral Flow Test

As restrictions ease, we must Stay Safe. Book your asymptomatic rapid lateral flow test to help reduce the spread of Covid-19.

Applications Open Now for Welfare & Inclusion and Activities School Reps!

School Reps ensure students get the most out of their university experience. We're looking for enthusiastic, passionate students to represent their school in a paid part-time officer role as an Activities or Welfare and Inclusion School Rep, starting in September 2021!

I Love My Staff Awards

A Student-Led Staff Award! This is your chance to recognise staff who have made a positive impact on your student experience.

Are you in your final year?

We are here to help!

This video features services that can help you as a final year student during the last half of your academic year and beyond.

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

 
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