Chairman, Board of Trustees- Oxford ACS
Justice is half of the founding pair responsible for the development of the Oxford ACS Access and Outreach framework. As Chair of the Oxford ACS Board of Trustees, Justice is responsible for ensuring that our programmes are designed and consistently executed in line with our aims to empower students of African and Caribbean heritage at all stages of the education system. He works extensively with the Oxford ACS Committee, the Oxford University Admissions Office, and many of our partner organisations to ensure that Oxford ACS remains proactive in its pursuit of sustainable solutions to issues of diversity within education and the wider society.
Justice studied Economics and Management at St Hilda’s College, Oxford and was President of Oxford ACS in 2014/2015.
Vice Chairman, Board of Trustees – Oxford ACS
Kalm is the other half of founding pair responsible for building our ACS Access and Outreach framework. A school governor and fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA), Kalm is passionate about actively curating spaces in which the black student experience can be openly discussed. In his capacity as Vice Chairman, Kalm helps oversee the implementation of structures designed to support students of African and Caribbean heritage at various levels of their education.
Kalm studied History at St Hugh’s College, Oxford and was Vice-President of Oxford ACS in 2014/15.
Board of Trustees- Oxford ACS
Fiona was the Vice President of Oxford ACS and played a fundamental role in expanding the ACS Access and Outreach framework in 2016. She is now pursuing a master’s degree in Human Development and Psychology at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and devotes a lot of her time the different ways that psychology can be used to shape the learning environment for young black students. As a member of the Board of Trustees, Fiona is committed to ensuring that our Access and Outreach programmes equip students of African and Caribbean heritage with the tools navigate the Oxford admissions process and more generally, making higher education accessible to all regardless of race or economic background.
Fiona studied Experimental Psychology at New College, Oxford and was Vice President of Oxford ACS in 2015/16.
Board of Trustees – Oxford ACS
In her role as President, Renée helped to solidify and expand existing ACS access streams. A Kennedy Trust Scholar, Renée is pursuing a master’s degree in International Education Policy at Harvard. As a member of the Board of Trustees, she helps oversee the implementation of effective grassroots solutions to the lack of diversity in Higher Education. Renée strives for increased awareness of the systematic barriers disproportionately faced by students of African and Caribbean heritage; she is commited to developing holistic solutions to educational inequality at all stages of the education system.
Renée is currently a final-year History undergraduate at Keble College, Oxford and was President of Oxford ACS in 2016/2017.
Taiwo Ava Oyebola
President – Oxford ACS
Taiwo is the President of Oxford ACS, a which sees her working to closely with the Board of trustees to implement the overarching vision for all ACS initiatives, and ensuring that Oxford is an accommodating and welcoming space for students of African and Caribbean Heritage. Formally a First-Year Representative for the ACS, she is passionate about creating a forum which allows members to use their different cultural backgrounds to express themselves.
Taiwo is currently a second-year Classics undergraduate at Wadham College, Oxford.
Vice President – Oxford ACS
Josh is the Vice-President of the Oxford ACS. He assists the President in maintaining and expanding a space in which African and Caribbean students can feel comfortable and proud of their heritage, providing a support system that enables them to thrive at Oxford. Having experienced first-hand the power of initiatives like the AAC as a Sixth Form student, Josh is extremely passionate about playing his role in empowering future generations. He is committed to changing both internal and external perceptions of what African and Caribbean students can and ought to do.
Josh is currently a second-year Politics, Philosophy and Economics undergraduate at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford.
Senior Access and Outreach Officer – Oxford ACS
Fis is the Senior Access and Outreach Officer at the Oxford ACS, a role which involves regular interaction with students of African and Caribbean heritage, through our extensive Access and Outreach programmes, supported by Oxford University Admissions Department. As an active ambassador of Access and Outreach at Oxford University, with experience as a UNIQ summer school student ambassador and a member of the Somerville College Roadshow Team, Fis is committed to ensuring that those students with the potential to succeed reach and exceed their potentials, at Oxford and beyond.
Fis is currently a third-year French and Arabic undergraduate at Somerville College, Oxford.
Junior Access and Outreach Officer – Oxford ACS
Ephraim is the Junior Access and Outreach officer of Oxford ACS, he supports Fis in planning, preparing and executing the access initiatives that engage with hundreds of students of African and Caribbean heritage every year. Ephraim cares strongly about tackling issue of diversity in Higher Education, reaching disadvantaged yet capable students and empowering the next generation of black students of African and Caribbean heritage.
Ephraim is currently a first-year Politics, Philosophy and Economics undergraduate at Worcester College, Oxford.