Nov 18, Your Culture

Policing Of Black Boys In Schools

I’m sure when I say that as a black man I have to face stereotypes, discriminatory practice and racism on a daily basis, this doesn’t come as a surprise. Despite these institutional set backs, over the years, I have been able to adapt my behaviour in order to ‘minimise’ or combat these stereotypes. This skilful […]

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Nov 18, Your World

Where Are The Black Teachers At?

A couple of months ago The Move posted a poll on twitter to ask you all ‘How many black teachers/academics have taught you throughout your education?’ This was following a research report which found that: Out of more than 18,000 professors at UK universities, only about 110 are black Only 3.2% of academic managers, directors […]

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Sept 18, Your Move

Graduate blues

Graduation ceremonies are a celebratory occasion. A pivotal life event where your friends and family come together to celebrate your achievements over the past 3-4 years. It is a day which is often remembered for a lifetime. But what comes after that? It is the first time in many young people’s lives where there is […]

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Apr 18, Your Move

The Truth About Some STEM Degrees

Hello all, I am here to share with you my experiences and some of the truths I have learnt about studying biosciences at university as Pharmacology MSc graduate based on my current position now. I studied for a BSc in Pharmacology which at the time sounded great and interesting because I have always been curious […]

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Mar 18, Your Move

Interview: #WOKEWeekly

Tell us a bit about #WOKEWeekly So, we’re a forum which facilitates the debates and discussions based around and beyond the UK black community at university campuses as well as through various forms of media. Our conversations exist solely to enlighten and educate one another – providing nurturing environments and safe spaces where people can […]

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Mar 18, Your Move

Interview: Nation Clothing

Tell us a bit about your business Nation Clothing is all about celebrating culture and taking pride in heritage. My brand aims to link African and Caribbean nations to the United Kingdom through fashion and clothing. We are a streetwear brand, starting off small with just t-shirts but I envision it expanding into so much […]

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Feb 18, Your Move

Student Politics: Don’t just be a face, be a Voice

3 years ago a shy but highly optimistic Black Girl started University with no knowledge of how I would survive being by myself and confused on how I could navigate through life while studying a Degree in Politics. 3 years later, I manage to survive university with less than 6 months to go before I […]

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Jan 18, Your Move

Pushing Through

Can you just imagine that feeling of achievement? Can you imagine that in 2018, you reach every goal you set? Can you picture the day someone on a stage announcing that you have won some prestige award? I know you can. You’ve been working for it all your life. You see your parents struggle in […]

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Jan 18, Your Move

Interview: Subcultured

Tell us a bit about your organisation  SUBCULTURED is a fashion, art, music and student culture publication, written by students about students, currently based at the University of Surrey. It allows students to pursue their creative interests alongside their degrees. It also provides students with valuable experience in design, business, marketing, features or whichever area […]

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Jan 18, Your Move

What’s the worst that can happen?

Sometimes we want to do things in life, but often fear appears to hold us back. We have our heart set out to do something but the negative voices in our heads seems so loud. What we most desired, suddenly brings a crippling fear into our hearts because we fear one thing, failure. Essentially the […]

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