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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.

Read more at: Career Support

Career Support

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

Latest news

Seeking student communications officer: summer temp work

4 July 2024

The Black Advisory Hub is seeking a current student with some experience and interest in helping the current team to develop a communications strategy to promote its current activities and to get ready for the next academic year. The work commitment would be flexible, for approximately half a day per week over summer, and...

Essay competition - George Bridgetower Essay Prize

4 July 2024

The essay competition with a prize of £1000 is now open with a submission date of the 1st September 2024. All current students are eligible, including students who have just recently graduated. This year's prompt is " How do the current conversations about academic freedom and freedom of speech affect Black students at...

Open lecture: We Must Move the Needle on Inequality in Academia

14 June 2024

Annual Gloria Carpenter Lecture 18 June | 5.30 – 6.30pm | The Pitt Building & Online Despite ample evidence that inequalities harm innovation, productivity and general well-being, inequalities persist in all areas of economic life in the UK, including in academia. Black, Asian, and minority ethnic academics occupy only...

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