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Black History Month

October marks Black History Month in the UK. The event is intended to recognise the contribution and achievements of those with African or Caribbean heritage.

  • 1 Oct 2021, 12.05am to 30 Oct 2021, 11.55pm BST (GMT +01:00)
  • This is an online event.
  • This event is free

Since 2019, The Black History Month Planning Group is working throughout the year in collaboration with many different departments, the Student Union, and the equality and diversity team. Year round activities are being planned by lots of departments from the Sports Training Village to Widening Participation.

Events and activities

A diverse group of students in a white backdrop
BHM events offer a range of activities for members of our diverse community to get involved

Each year, various teams across University host a number of activities, events and seminars during BHM. Watch this space for upcoming announcements!

Inclusive chats with...

During previous BHM celebrations, the School of Management hosted a panel event discussing equality, diversity, and inclusion. Panelists included: Mary Agbesanwa from PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Kema Davies from Microsoft, and Nabeela Butt from GlaxoSmithKline.

Get involved and find out more

If you have any questions, want to join the BHM Planning Group or share feedback, email your ED&I team.