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East African Society


KCL’s East African Society is a student group, dedicated to bringing attention to, celebrating and discussing East African culture, having key discussions about the issues East African countries face as well as other current affairs. In total, we are committed to be a warm and friendly space that ALL are welcome to join.We intend to hold events that faciliate student development wether that be in public speaking or career advice from guest speakers, whilst on a lighter note- providing a safe space for students to make friends through various fun events, from games nights to bowling trips.

Our goals

  • Access and Outreach. This year we are placing focus on access and outreach efforts, this will include mentoring BME students all the way to helping with personal statement writing.
  • Collaboration. Throughout the course of the year, we have plans to hold many career talks with professionals and bring potential graduate opportunities to our members.
  • Discussion. Having talks and engaging with our members is also a priority of the society this year.
  • Welfare. The wellbeing of our members is of the upmost importance to the society and throughout the year we will put on events and protocols that mirror this ideal.

2020/2021 comittee

President- Riddhi Mistry, 4th year Master of Pharmacy 

Vice President- Faiza Abdi, 2nd year BSc Mathematics and Philosophy 

Treasurer- Maimuna May, 2nd year BA English

Secretary- Rahul Aggarwal, 3rd year MBBS Medicine

Head of Events- Gloria Mugabi, 2nd year BA Classical Studies with English

Welfare & Outreach Officer- Julian Lwanga, 3rd year BSc Biomedical Science 


  • East African Society Associate Membership£5.00
  • East African Society Standard Membership£5.00