Tag: inclusion

Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself. Coco Chanel

You may not be aware, but the 31st March is International Transgender Day of Visibility. This is an annual event that celebrates transgender people and their contributions to society; and raises awareness of the discrimination faced by transgender…

They’re not just a puzzle piece – Autism Awareness Week

By Isabella Chandler What is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? Autism is defined as a spectrum disorder affecting individuals’ ability to communicate and interact with the world around them; frequently being characterised by several different challenges such as those…

What does it mean to be an ally?

This week, we are very grateful to our partners at PRISM Network for contributing to our blog for LGBT History Month. Read on and get some great advice on how to be an ally. The concept of ‘allyship’ may…

Equality, diversity and inclusion week

This week we have another guest blogger with a focus on the equality, diversity and inclusion week delivered by colleagues in the School of Sport and Exercise. Equality, diversity and inclusion week was an event for students in the…

Welcome to Transphobia.

Hi Welcome to this week’s blog. We have another guest blogger, or rather bloggers, and the format is a little different from usual. This week we’re posting a video. This isn’t the first video that we’ve posted, but…

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. Eleanor Roosevelt

Hello Welcome back. I say that as much for my own benefit as to welcome you. I haven’t written a blog post for ages! I hope that you’ve had a good break and managed to enjoy some of…

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…