Tag: inclusion

We should live our lives in a state of inclusion.

Hello On this week’s blog, I thought I would post James’s chat. James Wood is the out-going President of our LGBT+ Student Society. He came in to have a chat about the Society. He gave an insight into…

You are a true success when you help others be successful.

Hi Welcome to this week’s post. For those who regularly follow us, you will know that it’s a day late. My apologies. I was at a conference in London on Wednesday and didn’t get chance to schedule the…

Live Life Well

Hello. It’s been a little while since I actually wrote a post for the blog. I figured it must be my turn. Rather than write something though, I thought I would share the podcasts that we have been…

We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone

Hey my name is SJ Buffrey, I’m 26 years old, and I am registered blind from birth. I’m writing this weeks post. I’m currently doing a year’s internship at the University of Gloucestershire in HR as a placement…

Happy Persian New Year. Nowruz Mobarak

Hello Welcome to this week’s blog. Isn’t it great when an initiative inspires and motivates other colleagues. Having celebrated Chinese New Year, a colleague asked if we could highlight the Persian New Year. I was thrilled, so this…

When everyone is included, everyone wins. Jesse Jackson

Hi Well LGBT History Month is drawing to a close. Our LGBT+ Student Society organised and ran a couple of events, with a particular focus marking 50 years since the Stonewall Riots. Last Saturday was “Can I come…

“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement and success have no meaning” – Benjamin Franklin

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog, the last for 2018. I can’t believe it’s been just over a year since we set up the blog. We’ve managed to post at least once a fortnight thanks to the…

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…

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…

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…