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BAME students

Psychology Black and Minority Ethnic Student Liaison representative

Are you passionate about creating a supportive educational environment for Black and Minority Ethnic students?  The Department of Psychology is committed to increasing Black and Minority Ethnic representation within chartered areas of Psychology, and we believe that this must start at the undergraduate degree level.

We are looking for a few volunteers and we particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates to apply.

Duties include:

  • Provide confidential Peer Mentor support for ethnic minority students
  • Represent students in a departmental committee: Teaching Race Equality Taskforce. 2023 - 24 Academic year:

    19th October, 16th November, 25th January, 22nd February, 9th May.

  • You may also be Invited to Undergraduate Student Committee, Open Council Meeting Section, and/or SSLC meetings.
  • Working with your DSEP (Director of Student Experience, Jag Jultley-Neilson) on activities to enhance the ethnic minority student experience (e.g. continue work on decolonising the curriculum project)

You will supported by your DSEP and will need to complete a couple of moodle courses (safeguarding, confidentiality, equality and diversity in the workplace, an introduction to unconscious bias)  

How to apply

Candidates who wish to stand should send their details (name, student number and degree programme) and manifesto (300 words max) to Jag Jutley-Neilson ( The Chair of the working group (Sotaro Kita) and members of the Race Equality Task Force will review manifestos.

Applications need to be emailed to Jag Jutley-Neilson

We will close the search as soon as we have a sufficient number of volunteers.