Africans have had a long relationship with Scottish universities and Scottish education, and so to have Scottish universities with Africa. Two have created history pages highlighting some of the important figures: University of Glasgow has two history pages: Student connections with Africa / Glasgow to Africa and The African connection: development of medical and veterinary schools ..
Ayrshire Archives have developed an interesting online exhibition regarding Afro-Caribbean people who were linked with Ayrshire during the 18th and 19th centuries. From their records they have collated information regarding black servants, slaves, owners, the abolition and anti-abolition movements, together with a bibliography to print and online materials. Click here to see the exhibition … ..
Over the last two decades the study of African peoples and their descendants in the UK has increased dramatically, with research from communities and academia contributing to the understanding. There is now a wide range of sources from printed material to websites informing on a wide variety of African focused issues. This section is a ..