Africa is the second most populous continent with about 1.1 billion people or 16% of the world’s population. Over 50% of Africans are under the age of 25.
African continent is the world’s oldest populated area.
Africa has approximately 30% of the earth’s remaining mineral resources.
The continent has the largest reserves of precious metals with over 40% of the gold reserves, over 60% of the cobalt, and 90% of the platinum reserves.
Overall Africa is just a continent with a diverse range of culture and traditions, some of what makes it a truly beautiful continent
About The Caribbean
Most of the inhabitants of the Caribbean Islands are descendants of African slaves who were brought to the islands by European colonial powers to work on the sugar plantation. They stayed on the islands after the slavery had ended.
The Caribbean comprises more than 700 islands, islets, reefs and caves. The islands are divided into different island groups.
Dominant languages in the Caribbean region are Spanish, English, Dutch, Haitian Creole and Papiamento.
About only 2% of the Caribbean Islands is actually inhabited.
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Welcome to UCLU ACS
UCLU ACS is a student run organization providing a wide range of opportunities for its members and the wider community. Our aim is to educate, empower, entertain and engage our members. We host a range of social and cultural events which include “Back To The Roots” our cultural arts and craft exhibition that gives students the opportunity to taste exotic dishes from across Africa and the Caribbean and our masterpiece "PANAFRIK" which is on the 21st of February 2015! The show highlights and displays Afro-Caribbean culture in the forms of fashion, poetry, music, comedy and dance. We also provide career initiatives, networking events and volunteering opportunities which help our members become the well rounded individuals needed in the corporate world. Our society is open to EVERYONE! So feel FREE to come along to all our events! They are almost always FREE for members.
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Meet your 2014/2015 UCLU ACS Committee and find out what we have in store for you this year! To find out more, check our website, facebook and twitter.
This is a little sketch from our PanAfrik show last year (2014). This is the African dance that was performed with our beautiful dancers. Watch out for PanAfrik 2015!
This is a little sketch from our PanAfrik show last year (2014). This is a scene from the drama show that was performed by the funny Deji and Faith. Watch out for PanAfrik 2015!
Barts Acs, Imperial Acs, Kcl Acs, Qmul Acs, Royal Holloway Acs, Sgul ACS, and Uclu Acs invite YOU to the 2014 Winterball HOSTED BY YOMI ALESHE A Three Course Meal Awards from the Sports Tournament An Award-Winning and Popular DJ on the decks What else are you asking for? December 6th
Sunshine is one of two promotion officers and her amazing work extends from making the concept for our logo, our meet and greet poster and many more.