About us

Leading Routes is a pioneering initiative, established to address the issues faced by Black students and graduates, with a particular focus on supporting ambitious young people into competitive universities and professions. Our mission is to increase the number of high-achieving African Caribbean students thriving at competitive universities.

Our work

Student Network

Our Student Network will connect African Caribbean university students around the UK and provide services to enrich their student experience.

Events and Workshops

We host events for school students, university students, parents and carers. We deliver these in partnership with universities and third sector organisations.

University Preparation

We offer university awareness and preparation activities and resources for school and sixth form students. Our team of experts can give presentations at schools, supplementary schools, churches and community events.

Past Events


#PathsToUniversity Success – Parent & Carer’s event

On Saturday 08 April 2017, Leading Routes hosted the Paths to University Success event for parents and carers at Conway Hall in Central London. The one day event was supported by UCL, the Ubele Initiative and Conway Hall Ethical Society and aimed to enable parents, carers and young people from the African diaspora communities to gain insightful and […]

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