Tag: mental health

UoG Nightline Service. Students supporting the mental well being of other students.

Hi You may be sensing a touch of deja vu with this post. Yes, it has already been published. However, now that term has started and students are back on campus and in halls, the Service has started…

Working in equality, diversity, and inclusion: A world of opportunities. Helena Stone

Hi It’s a long time since I wrote a post for this blog! Actually I’m not really writing now, rather introducing. Some of you probably know that every year the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Team is fortunate to…

UoG Nightline Service: Students supporting the mental health of students

When university staff and students come together amazing things can happen and this brand new project is evidence of that. With the help of Your Future Plan team, we are delighted to have the opportunity to share this…

Let’s talk about disability and mental health

As a disabled student here at the University of Gloucestershire, I felt it was important that there was an opportunity for staff, students and the local community to have easy access to information about disability and mental health….

Don’t Judge a Disability by its VisAbility.

Hi! My name is Helena and I am a Diversity and Equality intern here at the University of Gloucestershire. Today is International day of people with disabilities and this year’s theme is invisible disabilities, a subject close to my heart.  In 2015 aged 17,…

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…

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…

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….

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…

“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…