African Caribbean Society

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The Afro Caribbean Society is here to showcase and celebrate the rich cultures of Africa and the Caribbean.

We aim to:

  • create an open, safe, enjoyable space and sense of belonging within Birkbeck for the African and Caribbean diaspora
  • raise awareness and discuss issues pertaining to our community
  • meet regularly and chill lol
  • shine a light on black achievements
  • engage and educate students using fun social activities
  • support our members strive for academic excellence
  • unify students with an interest in African and Caribbean heritage
  • maintain healthy relationships between all students and staff
  • work alongside other societies and liberation campaigns to effect positive change


If you are interested in a specific role within the ACS or for any other info please email


Terms and conditions

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Birkbeck Students' Union groups are only open to full membership for enrolled Birkbeck students. Other membership categories may exist depending on the group's constitution and the approval of the SU's Executive Committee.

In additional to the general term and conditions for Birkbeck Students' Union organised and managed events, all our Clubs, Societies, Networks and Projects may apply additonal conditions on attendance. Examples can be, and not limited to, membership of a club or society, students from one programme or class, self-organised groups and liberation campaigns limited to participants on a self-defining basis into the group membership (e.g. LGBTQ+ students or women only).

All attendees at an event must register in advance and ensure they bring along a copy of their e-ticket and their Birkbeck student ID.