/If universities struggle financially, BAME academics will lose their jobs first | Winston Morgan

If universities struggle financially, BAME academics will lose their jobs first | Winston Morgan


BAME academics’ jobs tend to be less secure, but losing them would send universities backwards

One of universities’ chief successes over the past 20 years has been the increase in black, Asian and minority ethnic students (BAME) enrolling. Yet with university budgets tightening as a result of projected declines in student numbers due to the coronavirus pandemic, there is a risk this progress could be reversed.

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