The Department of Politics is committed to ensuring that Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) staff and students are supported during their time at the University of York. The Department of Politics enormously benefits from staff and students who join the university from different countries and backgrounds and recognises the value of a multiplicity of experiences for the collegiate environment, through our research, teaching and learning.

The Department has a dedicated BME Officer, Dr Susan Forde

Information for staff

The University of York has a Staff Race Equality Forum. Find out more information about the forum

To get involved, please contact Chair, Dr Rukmal Abeysekera or Deputy Chair, Dr Janaka Jayawickrama or complete the Application Form

Information for students

Find out more about BME student representation at the University of York. 

Twitter: @yusu_bme

The BAME network has launched the ‘Why is My Curriculum White?’ campaign which you can follow on Facebook

Information for staff and students

There is a city-wide network for Racial Equality in York, find out more.