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Equality, diversity and inclusion week

This week we have another guest blogger with a focus on the equality, diversity and inclusion week delivered by colleagues in the School of Sport and Exercise. Equality, diversity and inclusion week was an event for students in the…

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Don’t Judge a Disability by its VisAbility.

Hi! My name is Helena and I am a Diversity and Equality intern here at the University of Gloucestershire. Today is International day of people with disabilities and this year’s theme is invisible disabilities, a subject close to my heart.  In 2015 aged 17,…

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Disability
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When actions meet words, we have trust.

I was excited to write my first blog as a new Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Intern within HR. I thought I’d write about the ‘Reciprocal Mentoring Programme’, an opportunity for those like myself, who are systemically disadvantaged due…

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Ethnicity
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Welcome to Transphobia.

Hi Welcome to this week’s blog. We have another guest blogger, or rather bloggers, and the format is a little different from usual. This week we’re posting a video. This isn’t the first video that we’ve posted, but…

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LGBT+
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Reflections on Black History Month

Hello Our last post was all about our Black History Month activities, so I thought I’d share some reflections on how the month went. At the risk of stating the obvious, it has been an exceptional year for…

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Ethnicity
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Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. Helen Keller.

Hi. This week’s post comes from the joint chairs of our Black Asian and Minority Ethnics + Network. What does BAME even stand for? We are not an acronym, we are the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic +…

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Ethnicity
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My Dear Friend. LW

Hi. We have a guest blogger this week. In her words, it’s a poem written out of frustration. A question asked if conversations about race, between friends, should ever be this hard. My Dear Friend, this is newMust…

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Ethnicity
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Teach me, I forget, Show me I remember, Involve me I understand.

Hello  Welcome to the University’s equality blog and the start of a new academic year. If you’re a regular reader, you’ll know that we haven’t posted for a while. I, mistakenly, thought lockdown would provide more time. I quickly realised that the…

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His Honour

Hello, If you follow this blog regularly, you’ll know two things, 1) There hasn’t been a post for quite a while, and 2) it is used as a platform to update on equality activities across the University and…

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With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. Eleanor Roosevelt

Hello Welcome back. I say that as much for my own benefit as to welcome you. I haven’t written a blog post for ages! I hope that you’ve had a good break and managed to enjoy some of…

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