Aisha Rana-Deshmukh is currently a Geography student and BME officer at the University of Bristol. She spent the past year working in student services and as a student researcher at the Bristol Student’s Union. The BME Attainment Gap Project was a project she conducted research for with the union. Its aims were to investigate the causes of attainment gap that existed between BME students and their white peers and explored the BME student experience at Bristol. Her current work includes addressing the issues raised in the report and ensuring the recommendations are followed through. As BME officer, sheworks to advocate for BME students’ rights including working with the university to fight racism and discrimination and most importantly to empower BME students.
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