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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…

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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…

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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…

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Mental Health
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“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…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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“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…

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LGBT+
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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….

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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…

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