Kent student Hayley Mulenda is a UK Rare Rising Star

Kent student and author Hayley Mulenda was named at an awards ceremony on 18 July as one of the UK’s top ten black rising stars.

Hayley, who is studying at the University’s School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research, is the author of The ABCs To Student Success, which was inspired by her own experiences in both secondary school and higher education.

The Rare Rising Stars is an annual awards ceremony, organised by graduate recruitment firm Rare. It celebrates the top ten black African and Caribbean university students in the UK and aims to share positive stories and inspire the next generation by providing them with access to role models.

The Top Ten Rising Stars 2019 were selected by judges Kem Ihenacho, Sophie Chandauka, Tia Counts, Tom Chigbo, and Trevor Phillips OBE. The stars were marked against the following categories: determination, depth of achievement, breadth of talent, initiative and leadership and selected from a shortlist of high achievers.

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