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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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We should live our lives in a state of inclusion.

Hello On this week’s blog, I thought I would post James’s chat. James Wood is the out-going President of our LGBT+ Student Society. He came in to have a chat about the Society. He gave an insight into…

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Celebrating the success of others

Hi This week I thought I would post an episode where Anna and I share some of our activities over the last twelve months. It highlights projects that our students have led, and work that Anna and I…

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You are a true success when you help others be successful.

Hi Welcome to this week’s post. For those who regularly follow us, you will know that it’s a day late. My apologies. I was at a conference in London on Wednesday and didn’t get chance to schedule the…

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Live Life Well

Hello. It’s been a little while since I actually wrote a post for the blog. I figured it must be my turn. Rather than write something though, I thought I would share the podcasts that we have been…

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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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