Equality and Diversity

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

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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 […]

  Uncategorised 28 November 2018  

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 […]

  LGBT+ 14 November 2018  

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 […]

  Challenge For Change Project 7 November 2018  

Let us make our future now: Malala Yousafzai

Hello Last week a student pointed out to me that, we are almost at the first anniversary of our blog. I hadn’t noticed at all! However, now that I have, I’d like to say a massive thank you […]

  Challenge For Change Project 24 October 2018  

There’s no “I” in team

Hello I thought I would continue the theme of race in this week’s blog and talk about our Challenge for Change project. If you read our blog regularly, you’ll know this is our project with Advance HE. In […]

  Challenge For Change Project 17 October 2018  

Mental Health – What does it mean for you?

Hello Today is World Mental Health Day. It is observed every year on 10th October to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world. In recognition of this, I have re-posted a blog a colleague wrote earlier in […]

  Mental Health 10 October 2018  

“We Cannot Walk Alone”. Martin Luther King Jr

Hello In this week’s blog, I thought I would build on last week’s theme. We highlighted the origins of Black History Month with a post from Professor Neil Wynn. It’s important to set out the context for events like […]

  Uncategorised 3 October 2018  

Black History Month | History

Hello This week’s blog features a Black History Month blog from 2014. This was a topic I intended to cover, ahead of October, which marks Black History Month in the UK. However, a colleague in History kindly offered this blog […]

  Uncategorised 26 September 2018  

Sometimes we simply need someone to be there

Hello This week I thought I would highlight some of the other activities that we will be delivering this term. From an equality and diversity perspective, our goal is quite simple: Create and embed a more inclusive culture. […]

  Uncategorised 19 September 2018  

Action Changes Things

Hello Well, Pride is over for another year for us. Even the rain and wind couldn’t dampen spirits. There was some really good entertainment, and we made some useful contacts that we will follow up.   So here […]

  Uncategorised 12 September 2018