The Manchester 10/10 programme

Offering bespoke academic and career support for students, along with a range of networking opportunities.

50 students in the Faculty of Humanities will be offered access to a series of events, workshops and peer support designed to fast-track their progression throughout their time at the University.

Who is eligible for the programme?

To join the programme students will need to:

  • be of Black African, Black African-Caribbean, Mixed-race Black African or Mixed-race Black African-Caribbean background;
  • be a first-year student at The University of Manchester;
  • be studying for a humanities degree.

Why should I join the programme?

Students on the programme will benefit from:

  • the opportunity to take part in a series of activities hosted by The Black Excellence Network*, including mentoring schemes;
  • access to the Library Peer Network (an online collaboration space providing regular opportunities for you to get support with assignments, volunteering opportunities and more);
  • access to a full-time online Manchester 10/10 staff member;
  • targeted events for career progression from the Careers Service, including support for applications and careers coaching;
  • priority access to select paid part-time University roles.

*The Black Excellence Network promotes excellence in the Black community by breaking down social barriers.

How do I apply?

Students will be selected and contacted by a Manchester 10/10 member of staff.