Equality and Diversity


Welcome to the official blog from the Equality and Diversity team at the University of Gloucestershire.

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We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone

Hey my name is SJ Buffrey, I’m 26 years old, and I am registered blind from birth. I’m writing this weeks post. I’m currently doing a year’s internship at the University of Gloucestershire in HR as a placement…

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Happy Persian New Year. Nowruz Mobarak

Hello Welcome to this week’s blog. Isn’t it great when an initiative inspires and motivates other colleagues. Having celebrated Chinese New Year, a colleague asked if we could highlight the Persian New Year. I was thrilled, so this…

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When everyone is included, everyone wins. Jesse Jackson

Hi Well LGBT History Month is drawing to a close. Our LGBT+ Student Society organised and ran a couple of events, with a particular focus marking 50 years since the Stonewall Riots. Last Saturday was “Can I come…

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Can I come out Now?

Hi, this week we have a guest blogger, James Wood, President of the University’s LGBT+ Student Society I’m sure you know that February, is LGBT history month in the UK; it is an observation and celebration of the progress of…

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LGBT+
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新 年 快 乐 – Xīn nián kuài lè (Happy New Year)!

Hello! Welcome to this week’s blog, I hope you are all having a prosperous and positive start to the New Year. Whilst the New Year for many of us is well under way, for some it is yet…

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“Everything begins with an idea”. Earl Nightingale

Hello Happy New Year and welcome to our first blog of 2019. I started last year with a blog about New Year’s resolutions. I thought I would start 2019 sharing some of what we have in the pipeline…

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“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement and success have no meaning” – Benjamin Franklin

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog, the last for 2018. I can’t believe it’s been just over a year since we set up the blog. We’ve managed to post at least once a fortnight thanks to the…

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Our life gets better by change

Hello I hope you’ve enjoyed the personal stories over the last few weeks. They are really powerful, aren’t they? This week I thought I would set out the equality, diversity and inclusion context within which they sit. I…

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You just have to respect me.

Hi This week we have a guest blogger, Eli. Eli is a Level 6 Illustration student currently working as an intern within the team. This is a very timely post as we mark Transgender Awareness Week When you…

Categories:
LGBT+
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Labels are for cans

Hello Welcome to this week’s blog. I’d like to pick up the theme from our last post. Unfortunately, we weren’t able to post last week. We were at Advance HE’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference in Liverpool. In…

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