Equality and Diversity


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

Latest posts

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  

“Only by speaking out can we create lasting change.” DaShanne Stokes

Welcome back. We thought we would take a break in August. With holiday commitments, life at work was a little quiet. We spent the time making plans and preparing for the new academic year. Whilst there are lots […]

  LGBT+ 5 September 2018  

The prophetic ramblings of an imperfect soul

Hello This week’s blog contains Alexander’s poem, The prophetic ramblings of an imperfect soul. Alexander was the second runner up in our “Celebrate Diversity” competition. As you will read, his entry was very different from the other two. […]

  Celebrate Diversity Competition 1 August 2018  

Anxiety the battle

Hi This week’s post will feature one of the two runner’s up in our “Celebrate Diversity” competition. Another video, but with a very different focus, anxiety. This is Chloe’s entry. At the time Chloe was a Sixth Form student who had seen the […]

  Celebrate Diversity Competition 25 July 2018  

Lad Talk

Hello Welcome to this week’s blog. With a greater focus on evaluating activities already undertaken, and annual leave commitments, life has been a bit quiet and retrospective; So I thought I would share with you the winners and runners […]

  Celebrate Diversity Competition 18 July 2018  

A Student’s Life for Me

Hello This week we have guest blogger, Tom. Tom was another intern within our team. His post is a little different. But hey, we’re huge advocates and supporters of difference and diversity! Student life is, for want of a better […]

  Uncategorised 11 July 2018