Category: Mental Health

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…

“A person can only grow as much as his horizon allows.” – John Powell

Hello all, Almost a year ago I sat down with Clare in the refectory, leg jigging, terrified of being refused and terrified in equal measure of being accepted. Now I sit calmly at my desk, balancing workloads and…

Lecturing is a Superb Job for Learning

My name is Andrew Lansley and I am a Senior Lecturer in Music and Audio within the School of Media at the University of Gloucestershire. I think it’s a great privilege that our Equality and Diversity Manager has asked me…

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Mental Health – What does it mean for you?

I had never really given mental health a thought growing up. I hadn’t considered how it was for the person dealing with the illness and how it affects them daily and for the future. I hadn’t thought about…

Mental Health Matters

Hello! As part of my role as Equality and Diversity Intern I was given the chance to get involved with the Workplace Wellbeing Charter. The University is working hard to create a more inclusive environment, and the Charter contributes towards…