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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  

“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  

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  

“The secret of getting ahead is starting”. Mark Twain

Hi This week I thought I would continue with a theme from last week’s blog, A Call to Action. About this time of year, we hold a workshop with members of the Equality and Diversity Committee, plus wider […]

  Uncategorised 4 July 2018  

“The future depends on what you do today”. Gandhi

Hello I get to write this week’s blog. I hope that you’ve enjoyed our guest posts over the last few weeks. They certainly covered a wide range of interesting topics. I don’t know about anyone else, but I […]

  Uncategorised 27 June 2018  

Life is meant to be lived as a celebration

Hello I hope you’ve enjoyed reading our guest bloggers over the last few weeks. They’ve shared some humourous and very personal experiences. I wondered if Adam’s and Kirsten’s stories had motivated you to take action? Have you offered, […]

  Uncategorised 6 June 2018  

Dream the Impossible

Hi I was watching a BBC news programme a couple of weekends ago and saw a story about a young woman, Shanel Drewe. I hadn’t heard of her, but at 17 years of age she won 2nd place […]

  Uncategorised 4 April 2018