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Welfare support

An outline of the main services available at the University for students needing welfare support.

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Academic support

A summary of the key resources available to support students while they study at Cambridge.

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Financial support

An overview of the first places students should turn to when in need of financial support.

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Career Support

A collation of support for career development including resources specifically for Black students.

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Today's Annual Race Equality Lecture: Legacies of the Imperial Academy

26 October 2023

In this talk, Professor Robbie Shilliam will examine the apprehension, expressed in recent debates over Rhodes Must Fall Oxford, that racial identity claims are ill fitting for the ethos of higher education. He argues that much more than Rhodes’ statue implicates the British academy in the Empire’s southern African...

Gloria Carpenter Annual Lecture 30 October - book now

23 October 2023

The guest speaker for this year's Gloria Carpenter Lecture is Dr Bronwen Everill, Director of the Centre of African Studies at Cambridge and the Convenor of the Consortium for the Global South. She will be giving a lecture titled "Good Intentions: Slavery, Abolition, and Inequality in the Modern World". Date: Monday, 30...

Fully funded scholarships for PhD and MPhil students applications are open!

13 October 2023

The Alexander Crummell fully funded Scholarships for PhD students and MPhil students are aimed at home (UK fee rate) students with Black or Black-Mixed ethnicity , applying for a degree in a science-based subject at the University of Cambridge starting in October 2024. Further information is at: · AC PhD studentship(s)...

Our Black experience at Cambridge

"I never knew anyone from Cambridge before coming to Cambridge, but I did read my DoS retweeting stuff about Black Lives Matter back in 2016. So, coming to Cambridge and meeting him meant a lot to me that I was assigned to someone who cares about my Blackness. He was all supportive and surprises me with his amazing support. So, believe me, that such support from academics could go a long way in improving the Black experience at Cambridge."

- third-year undergraduate student

“The dinner with the Black Cantab and ACS was the most positive encounter I have had. Having the opportunity to meet people who are Black and building that relationship onwards. It was great to have that opportunity.”

- third-year PhD student