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The African-Caribbean Society stands to promote, teach and enjoy African-Caribbean culture with the main focus areas for the 2020-21 academic year is; Black Excellence and Student Involvement.
As a society, we strive to provide a welcoming and encouraging environment where people from all walks of life with interest in Africa and Caribbean culture, can network and build friendships; learn to embrace and cultivate their curiosity into a mature appreciation and understanding of the diverse range of cultures.
For the 2020-21 academic year, ACS wants to focus on involvement from members and self-confidence in students. We look forward to organising great activities and events this year with the help of our amazing committee members. Join us to build the society to be the biggest and best it has ever been.
Purchasing a membership to our society will give you access to all of our weekly meetings, events and activities where you can meet new people and make new friends. Also, you will get regular e-mails and be updated on any upcoming activities and events. Your membership fee goes towards the running of the ACS society and the long term development of our society. As a member, you'll get the opportunity to not only represent your university but you'll also meet loads of like-minded, dedicated and awesome individuals that will become your friends for life.
Events and Activities
Over the course of the year we host a wide number of events including weekly meetings, debates, workshops, games shows, movie nights, vibes n chill, take me out, competitions, uni collabs and more.
Also social outings such as bowling, mini golf, clubbing, go-karting, club karaoke, Thorpe Park fright night, trampolining, sip n paint and many more. This is just a small sample so make sure you join to see what we have in store for you this academic year.
The ACS committee is really excited to welcome new members and we've created a dedicated WhatsApp group for any questions you have.
You can also reach us using:
COMMITTEE POSITIONS AVAILAVBLE
Below are the positions available when putting yourself forward for a committee position. Some groups may have additional roles to others, so make sure you check them out!
CHAIRPERSON - click here
- This role is new and includes elements of the President and Vice-Presidents roles. It’s been designed to incorporate some of the administration and face-to-face elements that go into running a society. This person will act as the face of the society and will lead by example!
GROUP ADMINISTRATOR - click here
- This role is a new role created to reduce the demand on the President and add value to the treasurer role, therefore, it includes elements of the Treasurer roles. It’s been designed to incorporate the behind-the-scenes administrative work and the financial elements that go into running a student group.
For the full description of the core roles, head over to our webpage to take a look: click here
How do I nominate myself?
Nominating yourself couldn’t be easier!
All you need to do is write a short bio (up to 300 words) about who you are, what position you are running for, and why and fill out this google form: HERE