Information for Schools and Colleges

BAME Students

Black and Minority Ethnic Groups

You are eligible for the PARTNERS Programme supported entry route if you are from a black or minority ethnic group and attend/attended a state school or college in the United Kingdom, when sitting your A levels (or equivalent).

The following ethnic groups are eligible under this criteria:

  • Black or Black British – Caribbean
  • Black or Black British – African
  • Other Black background
  • Asian or Asian British – Indian
  • Asian or Asian British – Pakistani
  • Asian or Asian British – Bangladeshi
  • Chinese
  • Other Asian background
  • Mixed White and Black Caribbean
  • Mixed White and Black African
  • Mixed White and Asian
  • Other Mixed background
  • Arab
  • Other Ethnic background

We also take into account your predicted grades and in order to be eligible, your predicted grades must be within one grade of the lower PARTNERS offer.

If you're eligible, apply to the PARTNERS Programme now

If you are not from a black or minority ethnic group and attending a state school or college in the UK, you are not eligible based on this criteria. To check if you're eligible under other criteria, return to the eligibility checker page or have a look at the full list of PARTNERS Programme eligibility criteria.