We are Strath Union, your Students’ Union - the beating heart of activity for students on Strathclyde campus since 1964.
We run events year-round where you can let loose, let go, just throw a couple shapes and put your skills on show.
We provide free and confidential advice for students, covering academic support, wellbeing and more.
University is all about finding friends, finding community, and finding yourself.
We exist to represent all students at the University of Strathclyde. We make sure your voice is heard across the University and beyond.
Enhance your CV, develop skills, find a part-time job and get more involved with your local community.
We've been leading the way in developing projects, campaigns, and student societies to better support students.
Widening Access & Inclusion
Bag the latest branded merch, zero-waste products and student discounts.
Eat & Drink
This is part of the StrathUnion Black History Month Series. The event is a fireside chat with Abel Aboh about his career journey.
Black people are one of the groups that had the highest unemployment rate (8%) compared to their White counterparts (3%) (Gov.UK, 2021). The StrathUnion is working with University Careers Services to increase the employment rate amongst the Black community by promoting available support and inviting guest speakers to share their stories and experience as Black professionals in the UK.
Abel Aboh - Bank of England (Data Management Lead).
Abel is an alumni of the University of Strathclyde. In 2013, he founded the Strathclyde University Alumni of Nigeria group which is the first alumni group in Africa.
Abel is a data management thought leader with working experience across various industries and sectors in the United Kingdom such as the Bank of England, EasyJet, HSBC, Standard Life Aberdeen, BAE Systems, and London 2012.
Abel is a sought-after Data Management speaker who is passionate about the Data Management profession. He was nominated as a finalist for the British Data Awards – Data Leader of the Year 2021.
Abel has a unique cross-functional Human Resource and Data Management experience. He is intentional about transformation – people, business process, technology, and data.
Abel is passionate about education, young people, diversity, inclusion, social and global mobility. He believes education, representation, data and technology can play a key role in shaping the opportunities for young people. In 2022, he was appointed by the Scottish Minister of Education to the West Lothian College Board of Governors.
Abel is the Chair of the West Lothian Community Race Forum (WLCRF) a group responsible for race and racial awareness and understanding across the community.
Connect with him on LinkedIn and follow him on Twitter @Abel_DMChampion
Event hosted by Strathclyde Students' Union
Tuesday 18 October 2022
5pm - 8pm