Reflections on two fantastic events in Sheffield, by Zenab Sabahat – Scholar’s Board Member

Thursday 25th April 2024 saw YCEDE hosting a wonderful event at The University of Sheffield about navigating a career in higher education as an ethnic minority. It was an incredible turnout, the likes of which included YCEDE Staff, Scholarship Holders and ethnically-minoritized PGR’s from all partner institutions ((The University of York, The University of Bradford, Sheffield Hallam University, The University …

Navigating a Career in Higher Education as an Ethnic Minority

Join us in Sheffield on 25th April for an empowering in-person event, Navigating Academia as an Ethnic Minority, where we’ll share experiences and provide support.  Book your place here via Eventbrite Navigating Academia as an Ethnic Minority Brought to you by Yorkshire Consortium for Equity in Doctoral Education (YCEDE)*. Are you an ethnic minority PhD home student at one of the …

Celebrating YCEDE Success at the 2023 YAYAs

On Friday 17th November, University of York staff from across Equity & Diversity, Access & Outreach, and YCEDE Teams attended the 2023 Yorkshire Asian Young Achievers Awards in Bradford, where we were delighted to celebrate some of the outstanding achievements of YCEDE scholars and York students: Huge congratulations to YGRS PhD scholarship holder Mohammad Malik, who won the award for Achievement in …

Black History Month: University of Bradford

The University of Bradford is pleased to be marking Black History Month 2023. They have put together a programme in collaboration between the Centre for Inclusion and Diversity (CfID) and the Students’ Union. One of their events which is open to the public is ‘Intergenerational Discussion – Black Female Professors & Black Students.  Further details and how to register.

‘Equity in Education & Society’ conference at York St John University on the 31st January 2024.

The following conference may be of interest. The Institute for Educational and Social Equity’s Annual Conference ‘Equity in Education & Society’ is taking place on January 31st 2024. You can read the call for papers and, for those wishing to present a paper at the conference, the final date to submit an abstract is Friday 17th November 2023. Abstracts can …

Black History Month: What’s On?

This year, the University of York is celebrating BlackHistoryMonth (BHM) with the theme Saluting Our Sisters. The webpage highlights the report “‘Everything is racialised on top’: Black and racially minoritised girls’ and women’s experiences of public sexual harassment in the UK”. This report, produced by colleagues at York, is the first on this issue in the UK. It demonstrates the prevalence and forms of sexual harassment …

Brad-ATTAIN Seminar Series: Literature Review and What to Expect in Year 1

Organised by Brad-ATTAIN in collaboration with YCEDE (The Yorkshire Consortium for Equity in Doctoral Education), the seminar series aim to inform, raise awareness and help to create pathways to academia for minoritised ethnicities. Please note, this event is aimed at candidates from Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic backgrounds and who have UK ‘home’ student status. However, we do welcome all …

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Demystifying the PhD Application Process – 9th and 12th December

Are you: Then this is the event for you! We are Panorama, a Doctoral Training Partnership hosted at the Universities of Leeds, York and Hull, and we’ll be demystifying our PhD application process in a live Q&A with current PhD students and staff. They will provide you with advice and tips on everything from the nuts-and-bolts of the application process to what being a PhD student in …

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YCEDE Seminar Series: Funding your PhD Virtual Event – 12th December, 10:30 – 12:00

Organised by the Yorkshire Consortium for Equity in Doctoral Education (YCEDE), this event will raise awareness of the many funding paths available to BAME students – including doctoral training partnerships, scholarships, and self-funding. YCEDE is a collaboration between five universities in Yorkshire, 12 UKRI funded Doctoral Training partnerships and Centres for Doctoral Training plus several external partners dedicated to equity …